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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November Meeting: Mariners’ Museum and Park Open House

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. …

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September 2018 Program

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 …

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Board Meeting for August

There will be a meeting of the VCA Board on Wednesday,  August 22nd at the Crosby Room at James City County Library in Norge  from 6:00pm-8pm. The location of the September member’s meeting is TBA.    

VCA Fieldtrip

Save the Date!  Thursday July 19th, 2018 The Virginia Conservation Association’s Field Trip to Prestwould Plantation!   Please join us for this highly anticipated Summer field trip to Prestwould Plantation.     Located on the Roanoke River near Clarksville, Virginia, Prestwould was built in 1794 for Sir peyton Skipwith and his wife Lady Jean. It stayed …

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