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.

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Art Under the Microscope with Susan Buck

Art Under the Microscope with Susan Buck

Art Under the Microscope: Looking More Closely at Historic Fine and Decorative Arts Finishes The College of William and Mary Department of Art and Art History Lecture October 2019 Susan L. Buck, Ph.D., Conservator and Paint Analyst We are all accustomed appreciating the appearance of art objects, but what about looking below the surfaces of

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September Members Meeting in Richmond

When: Monday, September 23 at 6 pm Where: Virginia Department of Historic Resources The first members meeting of the year will be Monday, September 23 at 6 pm. The meeting will be at the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Conservator Chelsea Blake will be discussing her work on the materials from the Betsy. We will

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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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