Washington Conservation Guild Virtual 3-Ring Circus

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Thursday, 6 January, 2022 - 17:00 to Thursday, 20 January, 2022 - 18:30

Thursday, January 6th, 13th, and 20th, 2022 from 5:00-6:30 pm (EST) On Zoom

Social Time from 5:00-5:30 pm
Lectures from 5:30-6:30 pm
This event is free to all! (see below for details)

If you are not a member of WCG and wish to attend, please RSVP here:
The form will close at 5:29 pm on the date of each meeting.

3-Ring Line-Up
January 6, 2022
Ring 1: Conservation in Practice

- Something from Nothing: Using Hidden Construction Clues to Reconstruct an Early 19th c Bodice by Kaitlyn Munro
- Treatment of the Portrait of William Henry Capers by Ralph Earl: When "Less is More" Still Takes Time by Elizabeth Robson
- Conservation and Preservation Strategies for Royal Painted Tombs in El-Kurru, Sudan: Acknowledging the Past While Planning for the Future by Janelle Batkin-Hall

January 13, 2022
Ring 2: Technical Imaging and Scientific Research

- The Application of Multispectral Photogrammetry to the Conservation of a Portable Mural by Wendy Rose
- Sequentially Shifted Excitation Raman Microscopy (SSE-RM) for Non-invasive, in situ Identification of Lake Pigments by Kristen E. Watts
- Application of Reflectance FTIR Spectroscopy for Insights into Photographs by Joan M. Walker

January 20, 2022
Ring 3: The Great Beyond

- Treatment of a 15th century Illuminated Book of Hours by Laura McNulty
- Rebooting the Suit: Research and Treatment of Alan Shepard's Mercury Spacesuit by Margaret (Maggie) Bearden
- Adapting Experimental and Modeling Workflows to create 3D Visualizations of Artist and Conservation Materials on Polychrome Objects by Roxanne Radpour