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Subject: Washington Conservation Guild

Washington Conservation Guild

From: Eliza Gilligan <gilligane>
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Washington Conservation Guild January Meeting

Please join us on Thursday, January 3, 2008 for our "3-Ring Circus"
At the

S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW
Washington DC
Metro stop: Smithsonian/ Orange or Blue line

Limited street parking

The entrance is through the kiosk to the left of the Freer building

The reception, refreshments and vendor exhibits will begin at 5 pm

The lectures will begin at 6 pm

This year our three sessions will be Paintings, Objects and
Textiles/Paper

    Paintings:

        "Public Murals: Materials, Advocacy and Conservation"
            Amber Kerr
            Lunder Conservation Center, Smithsonian American Art
            Museum/National Portrait Gallery

        "Saving Face: The Conservation of Ravishankar Ravel's
        Portrait of Ramdas Mehta"
            Katherine Moog
            Page Conservation

    Objects:

        "Early Detection of Cellulose Acetate Objects Degradation"
            Jia-sun Tsang
            Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute

        "Lichen or Not: Conservation of a Privately Owned
        Sarcophagus Destined for Outdoor Display"
            Connie Stromberg
            Stromberg Conservation LLC
            and
            Diane Fullick
            Fullick Conservation, LLC

        "Skin-Covered Masks from the Cross River Region of Nigeria
        and Cameroon"

            Nina Owczarek
            National Museum of African Art

    Textiles/Paper:

        The Use of Surgical Fabrics in Textile Conservation"
            Catalina Hernandez
            National Museum of the American Indian

            "Which Cracked First: The Inkin' or the Egg? Analysis
            and Treatment of Ink Deterioration in the William Bache
            Silhouette Album"
                Nora Lockshin
                Smithsonian Archives
                and
                Rosemary Fallon
                Lunder Conservation Center, Smithsonian American Art
                Museum/National Portrait Gallery

            "7000 Uniforms, $600,000, 5 Contractors, 4 Years, 3
            Grants, 2 Divisions, and a Large Military Uniform
            Re-housing Project"
                Richard Barden
                National Museum of American History

Be sure to mark your calendar to join in the fun and come to the
biggest WCG meeting of the year.  Non-members and guests are welcome
for a donation of five dollars.  For more information, see
<URL:http://www.washingtonconservationguild.org>

Eliza Gilligan
Book Conservator, Department Head
Preservation Services Department
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
SISC 2H7 MRC 806
PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012
202-633-4713
Fax: 202-357-1775


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