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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 […]

Don’t Let It Be: Fundraising for Art Conservation Here, There and Everywhere

2 Dec

Please join us for our next event: “Don’t Let It Be: Art Conservation Here, There and Everywhere” on Tuesday, 2 December from 6:00-7:30 PM at the Van Pelt – Dietrich Library Center on the University of Pennsylvania campus. This event is FREE for PACA members, $8 for non-members, and $5 for student non-members. “Don’t Let […]

“Handling the Past” at the Franklin Institute

24 Sep

Please join PACA on Wednesday, 24 September from 6:00- 8:00 PM for our fall kickoff event, ”Handling the Past”, hosted by the Franklin Institute (222 North 20th Street). The event is FREE for PACA members and $8 for non-members, and $5 for student non-members. “Handling the Past” will focus on demanding storage and use issues […]

General Meeting: Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania

6 May

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 6 May from 6:30-7:30 PM at the Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania (220 South 34th Street). Our goals for the meeting are to vote in new PACA board members, vote on changes to the ByLaws as well as to discuss the results of […]

Tour Rodin Museum and Garden

2 Apr

Please join PACA and the Conservation Department of the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday, 2 April from 6:30-7:30 PM for a conservation open house at the Rodin Museum (2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway). The event is FREE for PACA members and $8 for non-members, and $5 for student non-members. The event offers a behind-the-scenes look […]

Playing to the World: the Face of International Preservation

6 Nov

Please join us for our next event: “Playing to the World: the Face of International Preservation” at the Penn Museum on Wednesday, November 6th from 6:00-7:00 PM. This event is FREE for PACA members, $8 for non-members, and $5 for student non-members. The evening will include six speakers.  Among the speakers will be Lynn A. […]

18 July for Public Art Tours and Happy Hour

18 Jul

PACA is pleased to offer two simultaneous tours of Philadelphia’s public art followed by our second annual summer Happy Hour on 18 July 2013. One tour will be a walking tour led by Jennifer Richards, Development and Communications Manager of the Association for Public Art (aPA). It starts at Love Park (1599 JFK Blvd.) and continues along Benjamin Franklin Parkway to […]

General Meeting: Rosenbach Museum & Library

9 May

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on Thursday May 9, 2013.  Our goals for the meeting are to vote in new PACA board members, to discuss the milestones of 2012 and, with your help, establish new goals for 2013 and beyond. Please find the slate of candidates here: PACA_2013_Slate The Rosenbach Museum & […]

Preservation Scientist Fenella France at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia

19 Mar

Please join us on Tuesday, March 19th for a presentation by Fenella France, Chief, Preservation Research and Testing Division, Library of Congress. The title of Dr. France’s presentation is: Preservation Research at the Library of Congress: Keeping up with the collections and revealing the unknown. The event is FREE for PACA members, $8 for non-members, $5 for student non-members.    Please […]