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Connecting to Collections Care Coordinator (Contract Position)

The Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC) seeks a part-time contract Coordinator for Connecting to Collections Care (C2C Care), an online community providing small and mid-sized organizations access to information and resources on caring for cultural heritage collections. The...

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(General) A Failure Shared is Not a Failure: Learning from Our Mistakes

A reflection on a great session, by Jen Munch and Suzanne Davis Jen Munch Graduate Fellow in Art Conservation, SUNY Buffalo State College and Graduate Intern in Paintings Conservation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC One of my favorite experiences during the 2019 AIC Annual...


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(Book and Paper 2018) Cocktails and Mixers: Ethanol-Modified Treatments for Iron Gall Ink by Julie Biggs (speaker)

(Book and Paper 2018) Cocktails and Mixers: Ethanol-Modified Treatments for Iron Gall Ink by Julie Biggs, Lynn Brostoff, Andrew Davis, Claire Dekle, Cyntia Karnes, Yasmeen Khan, Susan Peckham, and Cindy Connelly Ryan Abstract: https://aics46thannualmeeting2018.sched.com/event/Cz52/book-and...


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ECPN International Training Interview with Heather Parks

This blog post series will look 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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EMG Conference Report: Amye McCarther

The American Institute for the Conservation of Artistic Works’ 47 th Annual Meeting took place at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, May 13-18 th , 2019. I had the privilege of attending, thanks to a generous speaker stipend awarded by the AIC’s Electronic Media Group (EMG), of which...


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(Book and Paper 2018) Transparent Liquid Colors: “Not Just For Ornament” by Joan Irving

Transparent Liquid Colors: “Not Just For Ornament” by Joan Irving Abstract: https://aics46thannualmeeting2018.sched.com/event/Cz6T/book-and-paper-transparent-liquid-colors-not-just-for-ornament In the 18th century, stationers' catalogues began to list liquid transparent colours. Are...


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The "M" Word

This past June I travelled to Minneapolis to help guide a pre-conference session titled “Long-term Expectations for the Care and Management of Public Art” at a meeting for the advocacy group the Americans for the Arts. The goal was to break attendees into smaller discussions where people could...

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Collection Care Network Interview with Adam Osgood, Collections Technician and IPM Coordinator at Historic New England

Adam Osgood is the Collections Technician and IPM Coordinator at Historic New England, based in Haverhill, MA. I met Adam at the annual MuseumPest Working Group meeting this year and was fascinated to learn about the variety of his responsibilities. I wanted to learn more about the...


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From Immersion to Acquisition: An Overview of Virtual Reality for Time-Based Media Conservators

"From Immersion to Acquisition: An Overview of Virtual Reality for Time-Based Media Conservators" was an informative presentation given at the 2019 Annual Meeting by Mark Hellar, a technology consultant for cultural institutions and owner of Hellar Studios LLC, and Savannah Campbell, Media...


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ECPN International Training Interview with Netanya Schiff

This blog post series will look 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...