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Virginia Conservation Association

The Virginia Conservation Association (VCA) promotes the care and preservation of cultural materials. The VCA offers education and training for those involved in conservation and provides a forum for discussion of pertinent issues and new developments in the field.

VCA Meeting: Wednesday, January 31, 5:30 - 7:30PM, James Branch Cabell Library,901 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23284

Delamination Project to Preserve Archived Paper Documents at Colonial Williamsburg

VCA January Meeting

Pamela Young and Sophie Barbisan will present their work in an ongoing delamination project at Colonial Williamsburg, preserving documents by reversing an earlier lamination technique now known to be deleterious to paper artifacts


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2017-2018 Virginia Conservation Association Schedule

Date Location Topic Presenter(s)
September 7 Varina Library Town Hall: Civil War Monuments VCA and VAM
September 21 DeWitt Wallace Gallery, CWF Printed Fashions: Textiles for Clothing and Home Gretchen Guidess
November 15 American Revolution Museum, Yorktown Conserving the Caldwell Collection Jane Hohensee, Melba Myers--
January 31 Cabell Library, Richmond Delamination Project at CWF Pam Young, Sophie Barbisan
February 15 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 10AM Issues Concerning Confederate Monuments Jane Klinger, Claudia Walpole, Kate Ridgway
March 24 Black Creek Workshop, Norge, VA Decorative Painting Workshop Suzanne Collins, Kirsten Moffitt

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