Name: Dana Hemmenway
Address: Alexandria, VA 22302-2006
Phone: (202) 707-1204
Membership Type: Professional Associate
Specialties: Photographs
Services: Treatment,Consultation-General,Documentation,Examination
Materials: Photographic Materials
Website URL:
Willing to Travel: No

About Bio:

Dana Hemmenway has worked at the Library of Congress since 2003 as a senior photograph conservator. Dana serves several special collection divisions as conservation liaison and is responsible for all photographs selected for in-house or loan exhibitions. She is currently researching and treating the library's important collection of copyright deposit prints of the earliest motion pictures. Before coming to the library, Dana was an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at The Metropolitan Museum of Art where she established a baseline color monitoring program for the photograph collection. She participated in the first cycle of the Advanced Residency Program in Photograph Conservation co-sponsored by George Eastman House and the Image Permanence Institute at which time she developed a materials-based catalogue of the photographs of Hill and Adamson. Dana graduated from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation with a masters of science degree specializing in photographic materials. She has lectured extensively to college and graduate school on the preservation of photographic materials. She is a Professional Associate and has served as an officer of the Photographic Materials Group of American Institute for Conservation.

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