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WAAC Annual Meeting

From: Katherine Holbrow <president<-a>
Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Annual Meeting and Conference
Western Association for Art Conservation
Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA
September 8-12, 2014

Registration is now open for the Annual Meeting and Conference of
the Western Association for Art Conservation, held in San Francisco
from September 8-12, 2014.

Preliminary Program

    Monday, September 8, 2014 (Pre-conference)
    Angels Project: Chinese Historical Society of America

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014
    Samsung Hall
    Asian Art Museum

        "Being the Art: introduction and guide to Enter the Mandala
        exhibition, Asian Art Museum"
        Jeff Durham

        "Art in the woods/Art in the museum: Collecting an
        Amanda Johnson

        "San Francisco Rock Posters and the Art of Photo-offset
        Victoria Binder

        "What lies beneath: Analytical studies of bronze and glass
        artifacts from the prehistoric tumulus at Lofkend"
        Vanessa Muros

        "See the full spectrum: Measuring light sources with
        portable spectroradiometers"
        Charlotte Eng, Frank Preusser, and Terry Shaeffer

        "Neutralizing the nuclear option"
        Donna Williams

        "Gelatin and carageenan mixtures: use of proteinaceous and
        carbohydrate adhesive combinations for consolidating
        Southeast Asian paintings"
        Shiho Sasaki and Katie Holbrow

        "An inventory of the photographic collection at the Los
        Angeles County Museum of Art"
        Asti Sherring and Laura Moeller

        "Moving the Alaska State Museum collection"
        Ellen Carlee

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014
    Samsung Hall
    Asian Art Museum

        "An approach toward treating composite materials in an
        outdoor environment"
        Frank Preusser and Christina Fisher

        "The use of a water-based vegetable polysaccharide as an
        anti-graffiti coating to protect outdoor sculpture"
        Mark Gilberg and John Hirx

        "Building new expectations: Collections management in a
        multiple facility workflow"
        Kelly Bennett

        "Mi vida: the saving of a mural on drywall"
        Anne Zanikos

        "Considerations on the Thangka"
        Denise Migdail

        "The importance of being Emile"
        Devi Ormond

        "Preservation strategies for a busy chinoiserie interior
        within an Indian inspired palace: Using new technology and
        tried strategies to manage the historic environment in the
        Royal Pavilion in Bright England (without central heating)"
        Donald Sale

        Tour: Conservation of the Yerba Buena Carousel
        Brian Linke

    Thursday, September 11, 2014
    Samsung Hall
    Asian Art Museum

        "Conservation materials assessment methodology for
        transparent plastic art and design: risks, joint integrity,
        artificial aging and analysis"
        Donald Sale

        "The conservation of a human skeleton modified for medical
        Niccolo Caldararo, Claire Antonetti and Jena Hirschbein

        "Battling the beetles: insect growth regulators as a tool
        for pest management"
        Tania Collas

        Walking tour: Coit Tower mural project
        Jennifer Correia, Johana Moreno

        Tour: Paper lab, California Palace of the Legion of Honor,
        Debra Evans

    Friday, September 12, 2014

        Tour: SFO Museum conservation facility, San Francisco
        Alisa Eagleston-Cieslewicz

For more materials and for registration materials, visit


or email membership<-a t->waac-us< . >org

    Katie Holbrow
    President, 2014
    Western Association for Art Conservation

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:11
                  Distributed: Friday, August 15, 2014
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Received on Tuesday, 12 August, 2014

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