The 2,400 lantern slides of the Jay V. Hare Lantern Slide Collection depict gardens and landscapes from America and around the world from 1920 through 1940.
CCAHA is seeking a temporary Photo Conservation Technician. The Conservation Technician contributes to the mission of CCAHA by assisting with project-based treatment and housing tasks. The term for this full-time position is expected to be six months with the potential for an extension.
Laura leaves CCAHA after serving here for over seventeen years, first in our Preservation Services Department and then as the organization’s Executive Director.
In the 1970s, Barbara Gittings, a pioneer in the LGBT rights movement, created a series of exhibition booths for national conferences. The purpose was to advocate for change, as well as change hearts and minds about what it meant to be gay or lesbian.
On November 14 and 15, 2022, the CCAHA will present a virtual two-day conference exploring the intersection of collections care and environmental science. How do collecting institutions preserve evidence of an ever-changing natural world? And how does a changing world and climate impact those...
CCAHA is seeking a Digital Imaging Manager to act as project manager for all digital imaging projects and oversee our team of two digital imaging technicians.
The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), a non-profit conservation laboratory located in Philadelphia, PA, is pleased to offer a twelve-month post-graduate fellowship in our book conservation lab beginning in September 2022. The fellowship has the possibility of renewal for a...
Why do we conserve family objects? For Cindy and Mark Bedwell of Chester County, Pa., who came to CCAHA to help them conserve their family’s Brandywine Hounds Collection, it was about preserving it for future generations. “It’s a little piece of Chester County history,” Cindy said.