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Lecture: A Mold Outbreak in Tbilisi, Georgia: Technical and Interpersonal Challenges

The Library of Congress presents the following lecture:

A Mold Outbreak in Tbilisi, Georgia: Technical and Interpersonal Challenges: http://www.loc.gov/preservation/outreach/tops/silverman/index.html

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
1:30 - 2:30 pm EST
Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building Pickford Theater, Third Floor Room 302
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540

10 Jan 2018

Engen Conservation Fellowship in Objects Conservation at the Smithsonian, National Air and Space Museum

Fellowship appointments are for 1 year with the potential for a 1 year renewal. They commence in the fall and include a $37,000 stipend, with additional funds up to $5,000 for medical insurance, relocation, research related expenses, and conference registration. The fellowships take place at the Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory in the Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center, Chantilly VA.

Application deadline: 
15 Jan 2018

Andrew W. Mellon Advanced Fellowship in Objects Conservation

The Walters Art Museum seeks an outstanding candidate for an advanced training opportunity in the field of Objects Conservation funded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. For its term of two years, the fellowship will provide advanced conservation training and support scholarly research related to the collections of the Walters. Widely regarded as one of the finest museums in the United States, the Walters possesses an encyclopedic collection of eastern and western art. Applications are currently sought for a fellowship beginning in fall 2018.

Application deadline: 
9 Feb 2018

Icon Modern and Contemporary Photography Workshop

The National Archives

The Icon Photographic Materials Group is running an event on the acquisition, identification, preservation and conservation of contemporary photographic materials, in the context of museums and other institutions. Talks will be presented by group committee members Vanessa Torres, Ioannis Vasallos and Marta Garcia Celma, as well as guest speaker Nicholas Burnett.

16 Feb 2018

Use of Chelating Agents in Paper Conservation Workshop

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) presents The Use of Chelating Agents in Paper Conservation workshop at Stanford University, March 27-29, 2018. The workshop will be taught by Antoinette Dwan and Chris Stavroudis, and organized by Susan Roberts-Manganelli.

27 Mar 2018 to 29 Mar 2018

Sarah Stannage appointed Executive Director of IIC

This week IIC, the International Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, welcomes Sarah Stannage as the Institute’s first Executive Director. Sarah starts her new role, focussing on strategic development of IIC, on 1 January 2018 and will join the Institute’s present staff of three.

Graduate internship in Paintings Conservation

The Rijksmuseum is inviting applications for: Graduate internship in Paintings Conservation

The position is full-time (36 hours per week) for the duration of six to twelve months, starting in the fall of 2018

Application deadline: 
31 Mar 2018

Preventive Conservation Volunteer Placement

The Conservation department of the British Library is pleased to announce that they will be offering a Preventive Conservation Voluntary Placement for three months starting in spring 2018.

The placement is aimed at people working within the cultural heritage sector outside the UK with responsibility for collection care with limited opportunity to do work-based training in their own country and/or region.

Application deadline: 
12 Jan 2018

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