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Dec 18, 2014
Application Period Opens for 2015 National Digital Stewardship Residency Program Washington, DC—The Library of Congress and the Institute of Museum and Library Services announce the official open call for applications for the 2015 National Digital Stewardship Residency, to be held in the Washington, D.C. area.  Applications opened Dec. 17 and will close on January 30, […]
Dec 17, 2014
The Shelburne Museum is seeking a textile conservator with a strong interest in preventive conservation for a two-year full time position. The conservator will undertake a variety of projects related to the treatment of objects in the floor cover, bed cover, and upholstered artifact collections and ongoing preventive conservation initiatives.  For all treatments, the textile […]
Dec 17, 2014
This headline certainly grabbed my attention.  Read the account of Narayan Khandekar, Senior Conservation Scientist at Harvard University, who worked on the restoration of Harvard’s Rothko murals using lighting to recreate the original appearance.  His description of the project in The Conversation, December 16, 2014  seems like it could be part of a future wave of non-invasive […]