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Jul 01, 2015
The latest issue of JAIC (Journal of the American Institute for Conservation) is now online, and print copies are mailing shortly. This issue, Vol. 53, No. 2, features the following articles: EDITORIAL, by Julio M. Del Hoyo-Meléndez, Editor-In-Chief SHORT COMMUNICATION: GOBERGE, SHIMBARI, GO-BARS: THE USE OF FLEXIBLE STICKS FOR CLAMPING, by Tristram Bainbridge, Shayne Rivers, Yoshihiko Yamashita, […]
Jun 30, 2015
Michaela Neiro spoke about a great treatment of bamboo furniture for exhibit at Quincy House, a historic home in Quincy Massachusetts built in 1790 (part of Historic New England). Photographs from the 1880’s show bamboo chairs in the first floor hall, but they were subsequently lost.  Fortunately, acceptable substitutes could be selected from the […]
Jun 30, 2015
Assistant Conservator, Objects (Regular Full-Time) Conservation Center Reporting to the Senior Conservator for Objects, the Assistant Conservator works collaboratively with the entire conservation staff in all aspects of the care and preservation of the museum’s encyclopedic collection of artwork dating from antiquity to the present. Some duties include: prepares and reviews condition reports for works […]