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Open Call: Art Institute Review digital scholarly journal

The Art Institute of Chicago invites you to participate in and spread the word about an OPEN CALL for submissions to our inaugural Art Institute Review digital scholarly journal. The Art Institute Review (AIR) is a peer-reviewed digital journal produced in concert with the...

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ECPN Interview: Architecture with Lucy Midelfort

The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) is conducting a diverse series of Specialty Group Interviews to promote awareness and a clearer understanding of different pathways into specializations that require particular training. The first installment of this series began...


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Do they believe that highly skilled conservators work for minimum wage?

Much has been written in the past few days about the fact that a Spanish furniture restorer who was hired to restore a contemporary 17 th century copy of the “Immaculate Conception” by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (the original is in the Prado) ruined it. And in the public press, much has been...

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ECPN Interview: Architecture with Dona Yu

The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) is conducting a diverse series of Specialty Group Interviews to promote awareness and a clearer understanding of different pathways into specializations that require particular training. The first installment of this series began...


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48th Annual Meeting - JAIC’s Session: Scholarly Writing for Conservation

JAIC’s session: Scholarly writing for conservation AIC 2020 Virtual Meeting Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Time 11:00-12:30 This session is free and open to all. It will cover a variety of topics on scholarly writing and publishing in a panel format, with discussion and Q...


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Exploring our Online Communities

There are many ways for both members and nonmembers to interact with and benefit from our AIC/FAIC Online Community platform. Some include: The community as the email digest that lands in your inbox each morning A portal for essential volunteer work within your officer community A...

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Sustainability Committee Interview with Caitlin Southwick, Founder and Executive Director of Ki Culture and Sustainability in Conservation

On April 14, AIC Sustainability Committee Student Member, Annabelle (Bellie) Camp, sat down (virtually) with Caitlin Southwick, Founder and Executive Director of Ki Culture and Sustainability in Conservation (SiC) to discuss her career path and the ongoing work of both organizations. More...


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These days, not only is she a conservator of objects, she is also a conservator of fish

The May 4, 2020 issue of The New Yorker contains a multi-author article, entitled “ April 15, 2020: A Coronavirus Chronicle ”, which attempts to present a picture of life in New York City--the epicenter of the Covid-19 epidemic-- over the course of one day by looking at what a few of the...

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Archiving 2020 ONLINE: Leslie Johnston (NARA) to Present on Digital Preservation

Leslie Johnston to Present on Digital Preservation Published on April 27, 2020 Peter D. Burns Imaging system consultant: design, evaluation, and improvement. Next month IS&T’s Archiving 2020 Conference will be presented online....


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Connect with help or offer help during COVID-19

Staff members are collecting resources specifically for the cultural heritage, arts, and museum communities to get through this period. We’ve also collected resources both to support mental health needs and offer ways to help. Please send additional information to @Bonnie Naugle so we can keep...