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Tuesday June 30 2015

Treatment FOCUS: Mounting Ilya Kabakov's The Short Man

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Ilya Kabakov's The Short Man is a set of eight folding screens of varying sizes that presented a unique challenge to the Conservation Assistant assigned to build them an exhibition mount. 

Thursday April 30 2015

Treatment FOCUS: Dali's Playing Cards

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We recently had a very fun project come through the Center: several lithographs of playing cards designed by Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. 

Tuesday March 31 2015

Register for our Preserving Your Photographs Workshop!

    • Hermitage 2

On April 29, we're hosting our first ever on-site CCAHA workshop! Join Barbara Lemmen, Senior Photograph Conservator at CCAHA, to learn how to preserve your print and digital photographs.

Friday March 13 2015

CCAHA seeking regional applicants for the Philadelphia Stewardship Program

    • Philly skyline from Rolf 2

CCAHA is accepting applications for its Philadelphia Stewardship Program through April 24, 2015. This program is comprised of five grant-funded tracks designed to aid nonprofit institutions in the Philadelphia area in caring for their collections.

Monday March 2 2015

CCAHA Hosts Photograph Conservators from Russia's State Hermitage Museum

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Three conservators from the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia are visiting CCAHA for two weeks, from February 23 through March 6, to advance their photograph conservation knowledge and skills.

Monday February 23 2015

CCAHA Helps the Barnes Foundation Uncover 2 New C├ęzannes

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Our mission at CCAHA is to preserve our cultural history. Sometimes, we get to make history. We are thrilled to have helped the Barnes Foundation uncover two previously unknown sketches by Cézanne.

Tuesday February 17 2015

Treatment FOCUS: Sharing a rare edition of Emma

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    • Tamara's Hand and Emma for January-February 2015 FOCUS
    • Widescreen Tamara with Emma and Camera for January-February FOCUS 2015

CCAHA is working to digitize a rare, early edition of Jane Austen's Emma to ensure that it can be shared with anyone with an internet connection.

Thursday January 22 2015

CCAHA Seeks Fellow in Paper Conservation

    • Marianne de Bovis consolidating media on a Persian miniature from Bucknell University

The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts is pleased to offer a twelve-month fellowship in the conservation of works on paper beginning September 1, 2015.

Friday January 16 2015

CCAHA Accepting Applications for Assessment Programs

    • PSO Needs Risk Emergency Assessments

CCAHA is seeking applicants for its Emergency Preparedness and Response Program and its Preservation Needs Assessment Program. CCAHA is able to offer a limited number of subsidized assessments and plans (valued at over $5,000) for $350.

 

Thursday December 18 2014

Donate to our Annual Appeal

    • Open House 2014

Your contributions will help us to continue conserving artifacts, educating collections care professionals, and training the next generation of conservators. Click here to donate.