Paper Conservation

Preserving, Storing and Displaying Important Papers: Documents, Prints, Watercolors and Maps

Conservators Mary Studt and Wendy Cowan, proprietors of  Richmond Conservators of Works on Paper will discuss the art, science and practice of conservation as it relates to the preservation of paper artifacts. Learn about the composition of paper and the materials associated with it. Gain insight into the best techniques for housing, protecting and displaying documents, …

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Historic Jamestown

25 Years of Conservation at Jamestown: the Good the Bad and the Rusty

Please join us on Wednesday November 6th at 6pm at Historic Jamestowne/Jamestown Rediscovery for our members meeting. We will be touring the conservation labs. Dan Gamble, the senior conservator will be discussing the history of conservation at Jamestown, and the aspects of conservation at an active archaeological site. The address is 1368 Colonial Pkwy, Jamestown, …

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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! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d48adab28a2fa7-january1 We …

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January 2019 Meeting

If you plan to attend the VCA’s January 24th Program, ‘Tenacity’ at Jamestown Settlement, please sign up via the link below. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D48ADAB28A2FA7-january1 We hope you can make it and look forward to seeing you there!

The Supreme Court Judicial Robe of Chief Justice John Marshall Conservation Request for Proposal

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 …

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