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Washington Conservation Guild

From: Kristen Loudermilk <kristen.loudermilk<-at->
Date: Friday, December 13, 2013
The Washington Conservation Guild, in partnership with the National
Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, presents the fourth
meeting of the 2013/2014 season.

Please join us Thursday, January 9, 2014 for our annual '3-Ring
Circus' with three concurrent sessions, preceded by a reception and
exhibitors' showcase.

Ring 1 - Conservation in Far Flung Places Ring

    Paul Jett
    Emeritus Head and Research Associate, Department of Conservation
    and Scientific Research, Freer and Sackler Galleries

        "Assessing Collections Care at Provincial Museums in
        Cambodia"

    Kelly McHugh
    Objects Conservator, National Museum of American Indian

        "Conservation Exchanges with indigenous communities in the
        Americas"

    Kim Cullen Cobb
    Research Associate, Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute,
    Museum Support Center

    "'Teaching in Iraq': New time is not a problem"

Ring 2 - Analytical Ring

    Kristi Davenport
    Contract Conservator at the NIH/NLM

    and

    Laura McNulty
    Willman Spawn Conservation Intern at the American Philosophical
    Society

        "Materials and enclosure testing prior to rehousing a Nobel
        Laureate's research"

    Mehdi Moini
    Research Scientist, Museum Conservation Institute, Smithsonian
    Institution

        "Mechanism of Aging in Museums' Proteinaceous Specimen"

    Eric Breitung
    E-Squared Art Conservation Science, Conservation Scientist,
    Washington, DC in collaboration with the Materials Science and
    Engineering Department of University of Maryland, College Park

        "Novel, long lasting anti-corrosion coatings for silver
        objects"

Ring 3 - Contemporary Ring

    Agathe Riquier
    Conservator in Contemporary Art - Sculpture and Modern
    materials, Fellow, Museum Conservation Institute, Smithsonian
    Institution

        "Concepts and Mechanisms of degradation of the Hans Haacks
        Condensation Cube. Study of the first edition displayed at
        the National Gallery of Canada"

    Jennifer Hickey
    William R. Leisher Fellow, National Gallery of Art

        "Presenting Pollock: sharing conservation philosophies and
        methodologies with a broader audience"

    Connie Stromberg
    Owner, Stromberg Conservation, LLC Conservation of sculpture,
    decorative arts and historic objects

       "It was a Sticky Situation: Cleaning the privately held
       edition #12/75 of the polyurethane resin relief Chrysler
       Airflow' by Claes Oldenburg"

Reception with exhibitors:  5:30 pm
Presentations begin:  6:30 pm

The following exhibitors will be present during the reception
Gaylord

    Larson-Juhl/Conservation by Design
    Talas
    Tiffin Metal Products
    Tru Vue
    University Products

The meeting will be held at the

The S. Dillon Ripley Center
Smithsonian Institution
1100 Jefferson Drive SW
Washington, D.C.

The closest Metro stop is Smithsonian (Mall exit) on the Orange and
Blue lines. Limited street parking is available. Enter the copper
domed kiosk on Jefferson Drive (on the south side of the Mall)
between the "Castle" and the Freer Gallery of Art.  Take the
elevator or stairs down to the third level to find the reception and
meeting rooms.

This event is free to WCG members for guests and non-members

Kristen J. Loudermilk
Membership Secretary


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