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The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is seeking an Archives Specialist for our Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York ( DHPSNY ) Program. Under the general guidance of the DHPSNY Program Manager, the DHPSNY Archives Specialist contributes to the mission...
Our latest enewsletter features: Honoring former Director of Conservation Mary Schobert; CCAHA in the News; applications open for 2019 Assessment Programs; updates from the Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York Program; information on upcoming workshops and webinars
CCAHA is seeking a Preventive Conservation Fellow. This is a full-time, twelve month fellowship position starting September 1, 2019. The position contributes to the mission of CCAHA through implementation of surveys, educational programs, outreach, and information services to libraries, archives,...
First published in Amsterdam around 1719, Louis Renard's Poissons, Ecrevisses et Crabes... is notable for being the earliest full color guide to fishes and other sea creatures. According to its title page, the book took nearly thirty years to complete, and when it was done it featured 100 plates...
CCAHA Mellon Conservation Fellow Juliet Baines recently recorded this time-lapse video over the course of three days in our lab. The painting in the video is one of a number of c. 1650-1750 Chinese watercolors that we have treated for the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University. The paper...
Our friends at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg, PA, had a scare earlier this month when a pair of Clydesdales—Gunther and Wilhelm—escaped and fell into a nearby icy lake. CCAHA offers emergency planning services for institutions like Quiet Valley so they can be ready when the...
Our latest enewsletter features: Symposium & Reception at the Barnes Foundation; applications open for 2019 Assessment Programs; CCAHA at the 35th Annual SMA Conference; CLIR Digitization Grant now open; updates from the Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York Program;...
CCAHA is pleased to announce that, thanks to renewed and expanded grant funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) , we are able to offer a limited number of subsidized assessments. These assessments, valued at over $5,000 each, will be offered for a significantly discounted cost...