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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 […]

Walk and Talk at Feats of Clay – Tuesday, September 1 at 6pm

1 Sep

Please join PACA on Tuesday, September 1st from 6:00 – 8:00 PM for a “Walk and Talk at Feats of Clay” at the Kroiz Gallery of the Architectural Archives (220 South 34th Street) at the University of Pennsylvania. The event is FREE for PACA members, $8 for non-members, and $5 for student non-members. A guided […]

PACA General Meeting and Elections May 5

5 May

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 5 May from 6:00-8:30 PM at the Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent (15 South 7th Street). Our goals for the meeting are to vote in new PACA board members, discuss the milestones of 2014, and, with your help, establish new goals for 2015 […]

Eastern State Penitentiary Tour

9 Apr

Please join PACA and Eastern State Penitentiary (ESP) on Thursday, April 9th from 5:30 – 8:00 PM for tours of the Catholic Chaplain’s Office and Pop-Up Museum at Eastern State Penitentiary (2027 Fairmount Avenue). Due to space limitations, this event is open to PACA members only. The event will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the […]

CARING FOR COLLECTIONS: COLLABORATION & INNOVATION

2 Mar

CARING FOR COLLECTIONS: COLLABORATION & INNOVATION A student event hosted by the Philadelphia Area Conservation Association at National Mechanics, Philadelphia, PA March 2, 2015 6pm – 8pm   The Philadelphia Area Conservation Association is delighted to host a night of student lectures on interdisciplinary collaboration within the cultural heritage sector on March 2, 2015 at […]