Fourth 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 fourth annual Professional Development Seminar, with the theme of 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,  October 30, 2019
 

9am - 5pm 
 

Cost is $70 including lunch and tour, $35 per student/pre-program intern (Student ID or internship letter required, limited to 20)
 

Smithsonian American Art Museum: McEvoy Auditorium


 

 

Registration will close COB Wednesday October 23, 2019 - NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION

 

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

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

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

 

Folk & Self-Taught Art: Survey SAAM’s collection of folk and self-taught art that represents the powerful vision of America’s untrained and vernacular artists. (Limit 20)
 
Picturing the American Buffalo: Discover SAAM’s special exhibition, Picturing the American Buffalo: George Catlin and Modern Native American Artists, which delves into bison as an essential aspect of indigenous cultural identity in North America. (Limit 20)
 
Lunder Conservation Center: Go beyond the galleries and explore how SAAM preserves its collection through its visible conservation lab. (Limit 20) 
 
Time-based Media Conservation: Get a glimpse into the preservation and documentation of SAAM’s most iconic time-based media artworks. (Limit 20) 

Frames Conservation: Investigate the depth of SAAM’s frames collection and a peek into frames conservation. (Limit 20)
 
Gallery Lighting: Experience the galleries in a new way, learning the art and science behind lighting art galleries. (Limit 20)
 
Safety Tour: Explore the ins and outs of safety at SAAM. (Limit 20)

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.

 

 

October 30th, 2019 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 $ 70.00
Conservator / Collection Care Professional $ 70.00
Student (Use discount code STUDENT2019 for $35 off, limit 20) $ 70.00