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Longwood Gardens Fountain Garden Tour – September 14

14 Sep

Details coming soon! This event is sponsored jointly by the Association for Preservation Technology (APT) and PACA.

PACA General Meeting with AFR Show & Tell – May 15 at 6 p.m.

15 May

Please join us for this year’s PACA General Meeting, to be held at 6 p.m. at Paley Library on the Temple University campus. We’ll be electing a new Member Representative and Co-Chair for the PACA Board, as well as planning for next year’s events. Your input is vital, so make your voice heard! Refreshments will […]

Student, Intern, and Fellow Talks – March 24th

24 Mar

Come out on Friday, March 24th to the Kislak Center at the University of Pennsylvania to hear our emerging and future conservators share their experiences, research and expertise! You’ll also enjoy a tour of the new library conservation lab! 5:00-5:15–Gather at Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, 3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia. Enter the library from the south side, […]

Movie Night! – February 7th from 6-8:00pm

7 Feb

Alliance for Response (AFR) and PACA are teaming up for an event! Join us for a round of lightning talks and stories about emergency response and disaster preparedness from a variety of speakers. This event will conclude with the movie “Florence: Days of Destruction.” Popcorn and hot chocolate will be provided. This event will take […]

Holiday Party and Membership Drive – Dec. 6th!

6 Dec

Please join us on Tuesday, December 6th at 6pm for our next event hosted  by Atelier (3060 W. Jefferson St. Philadelphia). The event includes a brief tour of Atelier’s nearby storage facility, crate shop, and the on-site conservation studios of Corine Norman McHugh, Lili Von Baeyer, Adam Jenkins, Alisa Vignalo, and Bret Headley. The event is $5 for PACA members, $10 […]

Ice and Fire: Adventures in On-site Conservation – Oct. 28th, 5:30pm

28 Oct

Please join us on Friday, 28 October at 5:30 PM for our next event hosted by the Fireman’s Hall Museum (147 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia) The event includes time to visit the museum and a talk by Josiah Wagener, conservator for B.R. Howard & Associates (Carlisle, PA), “Ice and Fire: Adventures in On-Site Conservation.” The […]

Anarchist’s Guide to Historic House Museums – May 23, 6 p.m.

23 May

Join PACA members Monday, May 23, at 6 p.m. for the Anarchist’s Guide to Historic House Museums, an event sponsored by the Fairmount Park Conservancy, the Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks, and the Barra Foundation. Franklin D. Vagnone, head of Twisted Preservation Cultural Consulting, will present his and Deborah Ryan’s bold manifesto to […]

PACA General Meeting — American Philosophical Society, 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10

10 May

The Philadelphia Area Conservation Association met for its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 10, from 6:00-8:00 PM in Ben Franklin Hall of the American Philosophical Society (427 Chestnut Street). We voted in new PACA board members, approved minor changes to the PACA Bylaws, discussed the milestones of 2015, and established new goals for 2016 […]

Stone Conservation for Longwood Gardens’ Main Fountain — Dan Lepore & Sons Co., 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 5

5 May

Longwood Gardens and Dan Lepore & Sons Company have graciously agreed to host a behind-the-scenes tour of the stone conservation work being undertaken as part of the Main Fountain Gardens Restoration. Please join the Association for Preservation Technology (APT-DVC) and the Philadelphia Area Conservation Association (PACA) at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 5th, at the […]

“Turning Awareness into Opportunity” at the National Museum of American Jewish History

17 Feb

Please join PACA on Wednesday, February 17th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM for “Turning Awareness into Opportunity” at the National Museum of American Jewish History (101 South Independence Mall East). The event is FREE for PACA members, $8 for non-members, and $5 for student non-members. A talk on using a business development lens to understand […]