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Wednesday June 1 2011

CCAHA's first American Academy in Rome Fellow returns from her studies at the Vatican Museums

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    • Minah working on a painting at the Vatican
    • View of Rome from the Vatican

Conservator Minah Song is the first of two fellows from CCAHA invited to study conservation through the Academy.  She spent her six-week fellowship treating a 16th/17th-century Chinese painting in the Vatican's Missionary Ethnological Museum conservation laboratory.

Tuesday April 12 2011

CCAHA's treatment of legendary tattoo artist Sailor Jerry's work featured in Philadelphia Daily News

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    • Testing inks on a Sailor Jerry flash art sheet
    • Sailor Jerry flash art sheet after treatment

A team of 10 conservators just finished treatment on the flash art, drawings, and stencils of Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins, arguably the greatest tattoo artist of the 20th century. Read the article here.

Wednesday September 29 2010

Preserving a family collection

    • Photo for Lee's blog

Lee Price, CCAHA's Director of Development, recently launched a blog to follow CCAHA's ongoing efforts to preserve his family's collection of photos, artwork, and memorabilia.

Monday July 12 2010

Our latest Art-i-facts issue is now available online!

    • Spring 2010 Art-i-facts Cover

Click here to read about treatment of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School photograph album and about CCAHA's special project to preserve at-risk photographic collections at ten of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Friday March 5 2010

Treatment Timelapse Videos

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CCAHA book technician Val Kremser has been busy making timelapse videos from recent treatments.  Click here to watch conservation-in-action!