Jacinta Johnson, a graduate student in paper conservation, is spending her summer at CCAHA for an eight-week summer work project. As she finished her fifth week, she answered some questions about what she’s been doing so far.
Most popular in the 1400s, handwritten illuminated manuscripts continued to be commissioned by the wealthy even after mass-produced printed alternatives appeared. Six prime examples from Bucknell University recently received treatment at CCAHA.
Nowhere is photography's changeable nature more apparent than at CCAHA, where our conservators regularly encounter diverse photographic processes. This spring, Art-i-facts examines the art form.
In 1773, Phillis Wheatley became the first black poet in America to publish a collection. An original volume of her Poems on Various Subjects, on loan to the Museum of the American Revolution, is receiving treatment at CCAHA.
This week, conservation professionals from across the country gather in San Francisco for the annual meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). Many CCAHA staff members will attend, and several will give presentations.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works grant program supports projects (including conservation of art work) that provide public engagement with artistic excellence across a diverse spectrum of artistic disciplines and geographic locations.
This two-day session will provide attendees with the means to better manage and provide access to collections. Hands-on training offers the opportunity to work directly with the application
Intended for collections care professionals and volunteers, this New Jersey statewide conference will address important facets of emergency response, as well as building local networks for collaborative mutual aid.
One of the most important steps any cultural institution can take to safeguard its collections is to be prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. This two-part program will guide participants in risk mitigation, emergency planning and preparedness,