Madam Walker Beauty Culturists Union Convention...
Check out the post by Jenny Rigsby about Madam Walker’s use of conventions to teach people how to sell her products.
Which side are you on?
“Publishing accurate and complete “how-to guides” for conservation and restoration treatments online is the best way for us to care for cultural heritage in the 21st century.” This is the first statement being argued at the 2012 Great Debate at AIC. Come hear some of the best and brightest give an argument for and against it. More info here.
A Q&A with Katharina Roeck, Contemporary Art... →
The 2012 Great Debate at the AIC Annual Meeting
Here’s the text from my post over on AIC’s Blog: The 2012 Great Debate at AIC I’ve had countless great debates with conservators at AIC, but I think they’ve usually happened outside in the hallway, over coffee, dinner, or drinks. This is year that all changes. For the first time ever, at the 2012 Annual Meeting in Albuquerque I’ll will be moderating the Great...
Have You Seen INCCA-NA's New Web Page?
I’m on the Program Committee for the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art - North America, and for a long time we had a place holder of web page. This just changed as Static Made recently created an excellent new web page (and a complete branding package). Go check it out, and let us know what you think. And sign up for the newsletter as we’ll be doing...
My Back Against the Record Machine: Suse Cairns:... →
Interesting article, but I’m still not really sure what is meant by “staff”. I’m just as interested in the question: “Do artworks have the right to be offline?” 5easypieces: There have been a number of interesting and important discussions taking place around the ‘Net in the follow up to Museum and the Web, and hopefully over the coming week or two we’ll get...
B-72 finally makes it to Wikipedia
Wikipedia is more than 10 years old, but until today there was no article on B-72. Shocking, right? Well, now there’s a start to an article about this much-used conservation material. Geek out if you’d like, or go help make it better.
The Story Behind the Madame Walker Stamp
Here’s a great post about the Madame Walker stamp, which uses the famous 1914 Addison Scurlock photo.
Per Knutas trades chiefdoms: leaves the Cincinnati...
Per Knutas of the Cincinnati Art Museum is named Chief Conservator of the Cleveland Museum of Art.
An article about in the IndyStar our work CT...
Who says wearing purple gloves isn’t cool?
New on Wikipedia: an article about the...
Go check it out — and go help make it more awesome!
Making up for Lost Time in the Neighborhood
Check out Jake Sheff’s post about his work at the Madame Walker Theatre Center. Lots more great stories to come.
Just One Word ... Plastics
Check out this blog post by IMA conservator, Laura Kubick about her recent trip to the Plastics conference in Paris last month.
Will Watson Mural Forms a Bridge to the Past
Check out the second post from my student’s work at the Madame Walker Theatre Center. Lots more great stories to come.