Paper Conservation Contract RFQ at Smithsonian American Art Museum, Lunder Conservation Center

By Laura Hoffman posted 04-10-2019 13:40

  

Conservator – Paper Contract #job

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Lunder Conservation Center

Washington, D.C.

 

Open & closing dates:  4/9/2019 to 5/3/2019

Award:  Not to Exceed $27,000

Appointment type: Contract - Federal

Work schedule:  Part-Time

 

To receive Request for Quote (RFQ) packet, please contact:

Attn:  Casey Magrys

Email to:  DWRCLunder@si.edu

Subject Line: Walcott RFQ 2019

 

Summary:

The Smithsonian American Art Museum Lunder Conservation Center has a requirement for a paper conservator to complete a condition survey of 150 watercolors from our Mary Vaux Walcott collection and minimal treatments for removing and replacing hinges and rehousing up to 150 of these works in preparation for exhibition and travel. The work will include examination, treatment, rehousing, documentation photography, conservation reports (condition / treatment), and supportive documentation. 

The work to be completed under the award shall begin on Sept 9th, 2019 and must be completed by January 31st, 2020 and includes final reports and photography.

 

The award will consist of a Firm Fixed Price line item for the services requested, with supplies provided by the Lunder Conservation Center. 

 

Please request an RFQ packet to receive project details, timelines and application requirements.

 

Applications must be submitted to:

Attn:  Casey Magrys

Email to:  DWRCLunder@si.edu

Subject Line: Walcott RFQ 2019 submission

 

 and will be accepted from April 9, 2019, to May 3, 2019.

 

The Smithsonian embraces diversity and equal employment opportunity.

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