Annual Meeting

Western Association for Art Conservation

Annual Meeting & Conference

San Francisco, California

Sep 8-12, 2014

Opening Day Tours

Sep 8-12, 2014

Conservation of the LeRoy King Carousel
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
3:30 pm
Meeting point: in front of carousel at Yerba Buena Gardens
Tickets: none. Carousel rides : $4 per person
Brian Linde, project manager, will give a brief on-site presentation describing the conservation and restoration of this 1906 carousel constructed by Charles I.D. Looff.

Paper conservation lab, Palace of the Legion of Honor
Presidio Drive
Thursday, September 11, 2014
3:00 pm
Meeting point: in front of Legion
Tickets: free (sign up with registration)


Visit the beautiful Presidio for a personal tour of the conservation lab, led by Deb Evans, Senior Paper Conservator for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The Legion can be reached by public transit: 45-60 minutes via Muni bus. Plenty of parking.

Behind the scenes, SFO Museum, San Francisco Airport
Friday, September 12, 2014
11:00 am-12:30 pm
Meeting point: International terminal, at the BART entrance
Tickets: $10 (purchase with meeting registration)


The SFO Museum is a fully accredited museum with a permanent collection and an active schedule of 40 exhibitions annually. Use the time before your departure flight to take this behind-the-scenes tour, hosted by museum conservator Alisa Eagleston-Cieslewicz. Learn about the unique needs, constraints and rewards that result from this new, and rapidly growing, demand for public-space museums.

Coit Tower
Thursday, September 11, 2014
2:30 pm
Meeting point: Levi's Plaza, by Fog City Diner
Tickets: $10 (sign up with registration).
Tour is limited to 14 participants


ARG (Architectural Resources Group) has been working with the San Francisco Arts Commission to conserve a series of WPA murals in this San Francisco landmark. Exercise your legs with a climb up Telegraph Hill, then admire the view and the elegant tower while hearing about the preservation program. Hosted by conservators Jennifer Correia and Johana Moreno of ARG. WARNING: this is a stiff climb. Very limited parking at the top of the hill (expect long lines).

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