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W. O. Hickok Box

How much can we tease out of this nicely made wooden box with a sliding lid? Someone once told me that with …

W. O. Hickok Box

How much can we tease out of this nicely made wooden box with a sliding lid? Someone once told me that with …

JAIC: Call for Papers

JAIC welcomes the submission of technical studies, research papers, treatment case studies, and ethics and standards discussions relating to the broad field …

Objects Conservator ( Atlanta, GA, USA)

ATLANTA ART CONSERVATION CENTER (AACC) The Atlanta Art Conservation Center, a non-profit regional laboratory serving over 12 member museums in the south, …

Chief Conservator (Evanston, IL, USA)

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Work group: Preservation Reports to: Marie A. Quinlan Director of Preservation Northwestern University Libraries seek a skilled, creative, and …

Samson Paper Press

The Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking in Atlanta has one of the largest — and oldest — papermaking presses I’ve ever …

Samson Paper Press

The Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking in Atlanta has one of the largest — and oldest — papermaking presses I’ve ever …

ECPN Interviews: Electronic Media Conservation

To promote awareness and a clearer understanding of different pathways into specializations that require particular training, the Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) …

If you wish to cringe

Thanks to Claire Voon’s November 2, 2017 Hyperallergic article (“Photographing Museum Visitors Behaving Badly”), I now know about Stefan Drashan’s project to …

ECPN Interviews: East Asian Art Conservation

To promote awareness and a clearer understanding of different pathways into specializations that require particular training, the Emerging Conservation Professional Network (ECPN) …

Leerdunmessen

My blog post “An Overview of Leather Paring Knives, Tools and Machines” was translated into Dutch and appears in the current issue …

Leerdunmessen

My blog post “An Overview of Leather Paring Knives, Tools and Machines” was translated into Dutch and appears in the current issue …

October Innovator-in-Residence Update

Library of Congress Innovator-in-Residence, Jer Thorp, has started diving into the collections at the Library. We’ve rounded up some of his activities …

Kress Fellowships for Language Study

Kress Fellowships for Language Study in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish for Graduate Students in European Art History and Art …

Phive Star Light

My first workbench light was a twin tube florescent I found on the street. The long tubes illuminated very evenly, without casting …

Phive Star Light

My first workbench light was a twin tube florescent I found on the street. The long tubes illuminated very evenly, without casting …

ECPN Interviews: Electronic Media Conservation

To promote awareness and a clearer understanding of different pathways into specializations that require particular training, the Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) …

Just Looking

Once a year I teach a knife sharpening and tool making workshop in the bookbinding department at North Bennett Street School (NBSS) …

Just Looking

Once a year I teach a knife sharpening and tool making workshop in the bookbinding department at North Bennett Street School (NBSS) …

Conservation technician (Tulsa, OK, USA)

GILCREASE MUSEUM/THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA Permanent Full-Time/Hourly Position POSITION SUMMARYThe Conservation Technician reports to the Chief Conservator and performs a variety of …

Layer by Layer Conference Review

From June 9th – 11th 2016, an interdisciplinary conference for conservators, curators, and art scholars was held in Kassel, Germany, organized by …

ECPN Interviews: Electronic Media Conservation

To promote awareness and a clearer understanding of different pathways into specializations that require particular training, the Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) …

HLF Conservation Intern (London, UK)

Science Museum, Medicine Galleries Application closing date: October 18, 2017 Location: Science Museum and Blythe House – London Salary: GBP19,000 per annum …

Introducing Beyond Words

As a part of Library of Congress Labs release last week, the National Digital Initiatives team launched Beyond Words. This pilot crowdsourcing …

Whatsit #3

It has been almost a decade since my first two whatsit posts, Whatsit #1 and #Whatsit #2. Number 2 was identified by …

Whatsit #3

It has been almost a decade since my first two whatsit posts, Whatsit #1 and #Whatsit #2. Number 2 was identified by …

Library Launches labs.loc.gov

Today the Library of Congress has launched labs.loc.gov as a new online space designed to empower exploration and discovery in digital collections. …

The Superrench

In addition to an awesome name, the handle of this beautifully made drop forged open-end wrench tapers elegantly to match the size …

The Superrench

In addition to an awesome name, the handle of this beautifully made drop forged open-end wrench tapers elegantly to match the size …

Digital Archivist (Evanston, IL, USA)

Applications received by September 22, 2017 will receive first consideration Reports to: Head of Archival Processing Northwestern University Libraries seek a Digital …

Art Handler (Columbia, SC, USA)

Carolina Conservation is seeking a dedicated and career-oriented professional who is passionate about helping others as a full-time Art Handler. We provide …

Harvey Updates 9/8

FAIC’s Emergency Programs have been working in high gear to gather information about damage from Hurricane Harvey. Our National Heritage Responders have …

New! Bookbinder’s Hammer for Sale

Quite likely, one of the last things the bookbinding world needs — besides another introductory bookbinding manual — is a new specialized …

New! Bookbinder’s Hammer for Sale

Quite likely, one of the last things the bookbinding world needs — besides another introductory bookbinding manual — is a new specialized …

Harvey Updates 9/1

The storm system from Harvey has finally moved out of southeast Texas and Louisiana, leaving behind catastrophic flooding. Recovery will take some …

Harvey Updates 8/29

As we learn more about Harvey’s impact on the cultural institutions in southeast Texas, we will share updates on conditions and our …

Jobs, Internships & Fellowships: August 14, 2017

Senior Photographer, Digitization Project, Department of Parliamentary Services Archivist (Part Time), Anglican Church SQ, Corporate Services Studio Manager: Frames, Royal Museums Greenwich, …

The Czeck Edge Ruler Stop

I purchased the Czeck Edge ruler stop about two months ago and keep finding more and more uses for it. It costs …

The Czeck Edge Ruler Stop

I purchased the Czeck Edge ruler stop about two months ago and keep finding more and more uses for it. It costs …

Collections as Data: IMPACT

If you are in the Washington, DC area next week (or can be), please be our guest at a very special day-long …

Job, Internship, Fellowship Digest: July 14, 2017

Contractual Conservator, Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory Conservation and Design Officers, Cheshire East Council Collections Assistant, Royal Tyrrell Museum Supervisory Librarian (Chief, Digital …

2017 AIC MEMBER DIRECTORY

The spiral-bound 2017 AIC Member Directory is currently available in the AIC store. Why should you get a copy?Because it is a …

Hack-to-Learn at the Library of Congress

When hosting workshops, such as Software Carpentry, or events, such as Collections As Data, our National Digital Initiatives team made a discovery—there …

Welcome 2017-18 ECPN Officers!

We are happy to introduce the officers of Emerging Conservation Professionals Network for the 2017-2018 term! We are grateful for the dedication …

Job, Internship & Fellowship Digest: June 19, 2017

Paper Conservator (Maternity Cover), Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford Patrick Lindsay Conservation Fellow (Paintings), The National Gallery Conservator and Conservation Technician (Temporary …

45th Annual Meeting – Photographic Materials Session, May 31, “Current Trends and Collaborations among Heritage Institutions in Latin America: Results of the APOYOnline 1st Heritage Preservation Regional Conference and Workshop on Photographic Conservation, Fundraising & Advocacy” by Beatriz Haspo, Amparo Rueda, and Debbie Hess Norris

APOYOnline (Association for Heritage Preservation of the Americas) is a non-profit organization that facilitates communication and exchange among heritage preservation professionals throughout …

Job Opening: Conservation Librarian, Tulane

Reporting to the Director, Technical Services Division, the Conservation Librarian is responsible for collaborating with various librarians and staff to identify, assess …