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CCAHA is seeking a full-time housing technician for constructing permanent enclosures, matting, and mounting original works of art and historic artifacts. This position will work closely with the conservation staff and the Manager of Housing and Framing in planning and design of mounts for storage...
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Artist and craftsman Jacob Aub was born in Darmstadt, Germany, around 1821 and emigrated to the United States in 1846. He settled in Philadelphia where he struck up a close relationship with fellow engraver and lithographer Norman Friend, who would eventually become Aub's citizenship sponsor and...
CCAHA is seeking a Photograph Conservator for a full time, permanent position. The candidate should have demonstrated ability in treating both fine art and archival collections of 19th and 20th-century photographic materials. Additional treatment experience with paper-based artifacts is preferred....
CCAHA is seeking a Paper Conservator for a full time, permanent position. The candidate should have demonstrated ability in treating both fine art and archival collections as our client base provides varied and challenging treatment opportunities.
We're happy to announce that Jessica Silverman has been named CCAHA's new Director of Conservation. The position was formerly held by Mary Schobert , who retired in February after 37 years. Jessica joined the CCAHA staff in 2010, most recently serving as Senior Paper Conservator & Preservation...
Earlier this year, CCAHA announced the expansion of our Regional Heritage Stewardship Program (RHSP) into the Intermountain West region, serving Utah, Nevada, and parts of Idaho, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. Our first workshops in the area are coming up next month! The first series of...
In fall 2017, CCAHA's Senior Conservation Assistant Jilliann Wilcox was part of a triage team that received a collection of badly damaged paintings by Chinese American artist I-Hsiung Ju. The artist's daughters, Helen and Doris, contacted CCAHA after the paintings were salvaged from a devastating...