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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...
UPDATE: This position has been filled. 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...
Earlier this week, we celebrated Director of Conservation Mary Schobert’s retirement with a lovely party at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. As CCAHA's Executive Director Laura Hortz Stanton noted in her remarks, it is rare for someone to devote their entire career to a single organization...
UPDATE: This position has been filled. 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...