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.
Dear VCA members, This is a reminder that the VCA January Program is being held tonight at Jamestown Settlement at 5:30 to see the ‘Tenacity’ exhibit with friends and colleagues, and presentations by Katherine Egner Gruber, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation’s Special Exhibits Curator, and conservators who were involved in treating artifacts in the exhibition. It’s not too late to sign-up! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d48adab28a2fa7-january1 We
Preservation Virginia is seeking textile conservators to propose conservation treatment for John Marshall’s Supreme Court Robes. The Request for Proposal can be found HERE. On January 9th the robes will be laid out for examination by conservators wanting to put in a proposal. Due to the delicate nature of the textile, this will be the one
November 2018 Program Open House at the Mariners’ Museum and Park When: Wednesday, November 14th at 5:30 pm Where: The Mariners’ Museum and Park, 100 Museum Drive, Newport News VA, 23606 Please join the VCA and the Mariners’ Museum and Park for an open house of their newly expanded Conservation Department and lab spaces.
When: Wednesday, September 26th at 5:30 P.M Where: DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, 326 W. Francis St., Williamsburg Please Join the VCA and the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg for our first program of the season which will focus on the new exhibition ‘Upholstery CSI: Reading the Evidence. Image courtesy of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation This exhibition