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.

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Last meeting of the year is Friday June 7!

Hello all, The last meeting of the year will be this Friday (June 7) at 5:30. Casey Mallinckrodt will be presenting a talk on Conservation Initiative in African Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.  Please meet at the Main Entrance to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. See the attached PDF if you are unsure of

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VCA Kittiewan Plantation Reminder and Sign-up

Hi all, Join us this Sunday (4/7) for the April meeting at Kittiewan Plantation. Kittiewan is the headquarters of the Archaeological Society of VA, and they’re going to give us a tour of the house and the Civil War archaeology of the site. It looks like it’s going to be a lovely Spring afternoon! Don’t

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January Meeting: “Tenacity” Exhibit, Jamestown Settlement

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! We

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