Third Annual Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit

 Registration is closed for this event
The Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the Washington Conservation Guild and the Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Safety, Health and Environmental Management and the Smithsonian National Collections Program will once again collaborate with the Lunder Conservation Center to host the third annual Professional Development Seminar, building upon last year’s theme: Control of Health and Safety Hazards in Museums, Historic Sites, Conservation Treatment and Collection Care.

 

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of The Potomac Section of the AIHA


 

The Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association,

The Washington Conservation Guild,
the
Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Safety, Health & Environmental Management

and the Smithsonian National Collections Program
will once again collaborate with the Lunder Conservation Center to

 

Present a
 

Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit


 

“Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our Health”
 

Wednesday,  November 7, 2018
 

9am - 5pm 
 

Cost is $65 including lunch and tour, $30 per student/pre-program intern (Student ID or internship letter required, limited to 20 attendees)
 

Smithsonian American Art Museum: McEvoy Auditorium


 

 

Registration will close COB Wednesday October 30, 2018 - NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION

 

This year, we are offering tours of SAAM exhibits as part of the day

Links to register for the tours appear in the confirmation after payment processing and in your regsitration receipt.

Register separately for one of the tours (included with your meeting fee) – as they run concurrently with individual limits for each tour

 

Highlights of the Collection - Survey SAAM’s permanent collection and explore the vast creative heritage of the United States from the colonial period to the present.

Folk Art - Not all artists go to art school! Investigate the dynamic and often interesting ways folk and self-taught artists create their work. 

Trevor Paglen "Sites Unseen" - Trevor Paglen blurs the lines between art, science, and investigative journalism to construct unfamiliar and at times unsettling ways to see and interpret the world around us.

Conservation Conversation - Go beyond the galleries and explore how SAAM preserves its collection through the visible Lunder Conservation Center.

Luce Foundation Center for American Art - Access and fire protection at SAAM. 

 

 

Please note that photographs may be taken during this event for posting to the AIHA Potomac Section and the Washington Conservation Guild webpages.  Attendance assumes we have consent to post any photos you may appear in unless you notify electronically or in writing.

 

 

November 7th, 2018 9:00 AM   through   5:00 PM
8th and G Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20004-20004
United States

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Safety & Health Professional $ 65.00
Conservator / Collection Care Professional $ 65.00
Student/Intern (Use discount code 2018STUDENT for $35 off, limit 20) $ 65.00