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At the AIC 2012 meeting in Albuquerque, my love of green chili’s cannot be satiated
My husband could tell you, I love food. It is impressive, I am usually hungry every 2 hours and have to be fed, like a bird, or I tend to get h-angry, and that isn’t pretty. I wonder if this is a condition, but probably not. I have found a few places I would like to [...]
Filed in Green Chilis, Albuquerque, AIC 2012 annual meeting | 30-Apr-12 | no comments
How sustainable is Art Conservation?
On a long roadtrip to Los Angeles last weekend I began to discuss my thoughts on sustainability with my husband, the musical instrument conservator Daniel Cull. I’ve been a member of the AIC Committee on Sustainable Conservation Practices for the past year and I am stepping down from my position this year at the annual [...]
Filed in sustainable, sustainability, Art Conservation | 13-Mar-12 | no comments
Art Conservation in India
A few weeks ago, I received an e-mail from the head of graduate studies at the University of Delaware about an upcoming Fulbright scholarship information session. The Fulbright scholarship sponsors American students to study abroad and foreign students to study in America. The purpose of the scholarship is to develop mutual understanding between countries by [...]
Filed in Fulbright, India, Art Conservation | 29-Aug-11 | no comments
AIC 2011 - Philly!
A little Rocky reference and Philly reference. I am planning on attending the AIC 2011 annual meeting in Philadelphia. I am arriving on Monday evening and leaving on Sunday afternoon, I was really intrigued by the Research and Technical Studies lectures, I think I will probably attend many of those talks. I am also attending meetings [...]
Filed in 2011 meeting, AIC | 21-May-11 | one comment
The passing of Peter Marzio this past week has been very sad for those of us who were fortunate to work for him. In the 28-years he was the director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston he aggressively expanded the museum, building two buildings, increasing the collection and the endowment, and the creation of [...]
Filed in Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Shelburne, Maxwell Anderson, Peter Marzio, Philip Rylands, Stephan Jost, Indianapolis Museum of Art | 18-Dec-10 | no comments
Interview summary of the 2010 IIC conference in Istanbul, Turkey
This is an interview with Sagita Mirjam Sunara and Caroline Roberts, attendees at the 2010 IIC meeting in Istanbul. Sagita is a senior assistant lecturer at the Conservation-Restoration Department of Arts Academy of the University of Split, Croatia. Carrie is an objects conservation fellow at the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC). [...]
Filed in Caroline Roberts, Istanbul, 2010 Meeting, Sagita Sunara, IIC | 12-Oct-10 | 2 comments
AIC 2010 - Where to find me
Photograph by Jack Delano Library of Congress I’ve got my 1. registration (thanks Gutmann funding) 2. plane ticket 3. hotel. I’ve also got 1. my roomate, Colombian textile conservator Catalina Hernandez - who will be presenting about her research on the use of surgical fabrics in textile conservation, a prequel of her research can be downloaded from [...]
Filed in IIC Roundtable, Catalina Hernandez, AIC 2010 meeting, AIC, Art Conservation | 20-Feb-10 | 3 comments
Art Conservation and Environmental Sustainability
The final version of my paper on HVAC shut downs has been written, edited, and turned-in to my advisor Dr. Joelle Wickens. It will live in the files at Winterthur, and hopefully I will find a forum where I can talk about my findings with other interested conservators or building managers. This project has made [...]
Filed in HVAC, Winterthur, Bruno Pouliot, Joelle Wickens, energy conservation, preventive, Art Conservation, museum, environmental management, sustainability, WUDPAC | 05-Feb-10 | 6 comments