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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...
Last week, CCAHA co-hosted a special pair of events in partnership with our friends at the Barnes Foundation. On Thursday evening, April 4, we opened up the Center's lab for a small reception in the format of our annual Open House, with conservation staff on-hand to discuss a range of treatments and...
Last month, CCAHA staff were among nearly 200 humanities advocates who gathered in Washington, DC, to make the case on Capitol Hill for federally-funded humanities programs. As our friends at the National Humanities Alliance (NHA) report , advocates from 41 states took a total of 287 meetings asking...
The Conservation Center for Art & 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...