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Virginia Conservation Association!

The Virginia Conservation Association (VCA) promotes the care and preservation of cultural materials. The VCA offers education and training for those involved in conservation and provides a forum for discussion of pertinent issues and new developments in the field.

VCA Meeting:
Maymont Museum Garden Hall, Richmond

January 15, 2015

The Modular Cleaning Program and Its Application In Conservation Treatment

In July 2013, the VCA conducted a special workshop at the VMFA featuring the Modular Cleaning Program. Designed and taught by Paintings Conservator, Chris Stavroudis, the Modular Cleaning Program (MCP) is a systematic process utilizing a range of innovative materials to help conservators formulate specifically precise treatments for cleaning art and artifacts. VCA Vice President Marla Curtis was one of the workshop participants, and she will describe the MCP and the workshop in more detail during this Members meeting. In addition the meeting will include presentations by Fred Wallace and Carey Howlett who completed the workshop, discussing how they have utilized the MCP material in subsequent conservation treatment projects.


2014-2015 VCA Meetings

Sept 18VMFARobinson HouseElizabeth O'Leary
Nov 20Valentine MuseumThe "New" ValentineDave Voelkel, Nancy Beck, Marla Curtis, Rusty Bernabo
Dec 6TBAHoliday PartyVCA
Jan 15MaymontModular CleaningVarious
Mar 26VHSTangier Is. skeletonKatherine Ridgeway
May 21TBAIraqui Jewish ArchivesKatherine Kelly

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