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Tuesday March 1 2016

Treatment FOCUS: Amos Ashanti Johnson Pastels

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When two large pastels from the University of Delaware Museums came to CCAHA, conservators had to balance improving their aesthetic appearance and overall stability while minimizing risk.

Tuesday January 5 2016

Upcoming CCAHA Conservator Presentations

    • Brook Barb Remy

Three CCAHA conservators have recently been selected to present at national and international conferences. 

Tuesday December 29 2015

Treatment FOCUS: A Signed Freud Photograph

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We recently treated a signed copy of the most famous portrait of Sigmund Freud. 

Friday October 30 2015

Treatment FOCUS: A Unique 17th-Century Bindery

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We recently treated a 17th-century Book of Common Prayer bound by a unique community.

Tuesday September 22 2015

The Next Chapter: Rare Books in Modern Times | Q&A with Christine Nelson

    • Rare Books Christine Nelson Interview

On October 27 and 28, CCAHA is presenting The Next Chapter: Rare Books in Modern Times at New York City's Center for Jewish History. One of our speakers will be Christine Nelson, who is the Drue Heinz Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts at the Morgan Library & Museum. We sat down with Christine to discuss the upcoming conference. 

Thursday August 27 2015

Treatment FOCUS: Feliks Topolski's Wartime Sketches

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Feliks Topolski is remembered as a talented draughtsman, muralist, and chronicler. From 1940-1945, he served as Official War Artist for Great Britain. Some sketches from that time recently came to CCAHA for treatment.

Tuesday July 28 2015

The Next Chapter: Rare Books in Modern Times | Q&A with Stephenie Bailey

    • Rare Books Stephenie Interview

On October 27 and 28, CCAHA is presenting The Next Chapter: Rare Books in Modern Times at New York City's Center for Jewish History. We sat down with Education Program Manager Stephenie Bailey to discuss. 

Tuesday June 30 2015

Treatment FOCUS: Mounting Ilya Kabakov's The Short Man

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Ilya Kabakov's The Short Man is a set of eight folding screens of varying sizes that presented a unique challenge to the Conservation Assistant assigned to build them an exhibition mount. 

Thursday April 30 2015

Treatment FOCUS: Dali's Playing Cards

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We recently had a very fun project come through the Center: several lithographs of playing cards designed by Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. 

Tuesday March 31 2015

Register for our Preserving Your Photographs Workshop!

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On April 29, we're hosting our first ever on-site CCAHA workshop! Join Barbara Lemmen, Senior Photograph Conservator at CCAHA, to learn how to preserve your print and digital photographs.