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There is some good news in these difficult times

According to Julia Jacobs' article, " Saving History After Chinatown Fire " , in the March 23, 2020 issue of The New York Times, the tens of thousands of artifacts which were in the archives of the Museum of Chinese in America when their home was destroyed by fire on January 23rd were removed...

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INCCA/CAN! Mentoring at AIC 48 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City

The Contemporary Art Network (CAN!) in association with INCCA (International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art) is proud to announce its upcoming Mentoring Program consisting of two tracks; the presentation scheme, and speed mentoring session at the upcoming Annual Meeting (AIC 48...


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Deep Dive into 3D Imaging, e-Records Compliance, Workflow + more. Register by 19 April to save!

The IS&T Archiving 2020 Short Course Program on Monday 18 May from 8:00-17:45 complements the conference technical papers and social programs with a series of two- to four-hour classes taught by experts from around the world. Courses move from introductory to advanced content through six...


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The "Learning to Look" Workshop organized under the auspices of AIC at the 2020 College Art Association

Each year since 2002 the American Institute for Conservation has organized a “Learning to Look” Workshop in conjunction with the annual meeting of the College Art Association. These workshops bring together art historians, curators, artists, and conservators for a focused study of the material...


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ECPN Interview: Photographic Materials with Colette Hardman-Peavy

To promote awareness and a clearer understanding of different pathways into specializations that require particular training, the Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) is conducting a series of interviews with conservation professionals in these specialties. We began the series with...


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MoXI project meeting

A group of 14 museum scientists, conservators and curators met at the Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage on November 21-22, 2019 for the first project meeting for MoXI (Molecular Xylem Identification). This group aims to continue development of a novel thermal desorption -...


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ECPN International Training Interview with Diana Jaskierny

This blog post series looks at United States citizens who trained abroad and are currently practicing conservation in the US. The goal of these interviews is twofold: to provide pre-program students with a starting point for understanding international training through a range of student...


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ECPN International Training Interview with Kelly Conlin

This blog post series looks at United States citizens who trained abroad and are currently practicing conservation in the US. The goal of these interviews is twofold: to provide pre-program students with a starting point for understanding international training through a range of student...


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ECPN Interview: Libraries and Archives Conservation with Morgan Adams

To promote awareness and a clearer understanding of different pathways into specializations that require particular training, the Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) is conducting a series of i nterviews with conservation professionals in these specialties. We began the series...


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Empowering Change though Salary Advocacy and Negotiation

Anisha Gupta, Ariel O’Connor, and Jen Munch There’s a general taboo in society to talk about money, and this extends to discussing your salary, especially in the workplace. But this attitude has led to significantly depressed wages, especially for women and people of color. In April, ECPN...