Past Meetings - Winter Meeting

22nd Biannual Winter Meeting, Kansas City

The 2017 meeting took place February 10-11, 2017 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri. Participants enjoyed two days of inspiring, thought-provoking talks dealing with the advances, the discoveries, and the issues facing the world of photographic conservation. They also had a night of delicious foods and drinks as we celebrated the first day of talks with an Evening Reception.

The Biannual PMG Meeting is the largest gathering of photographic conservators in North America. Take this great opportunity to network with and discuss your latest projects with other members of the photographic conservation community, while learning about the latest innovations from leaders in the field. Don't miss out, register today. 

Meeting Schedule

Thursday, February 9

1600-1900 Heugh-Edmondson Studio Open House

Friday, February 10

0830 – 0900 Registration
0900 – 0915 Welcome 
0915 – 0945 Keith F. Davis, Senior Photography Curator, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Building a Collection: The History of the Hallmark / NAMA Photography Collection)
0945 – 1015 Ann Deckers (The Lievan Gevaert Tower: a New Low Energy Climate Storage Facility for the Collection of the FOMU)
1015 – 1045 Adrienne Lundgren (Hidden Treasures in the Photographic Technology Books at the Library of Congress)
1045 – 1115 Tea & Coffee
1115 – 1145 Ronel Namde, Joan M. Walker (Setting the Tone: Platinum Toning of Silver Photographs)
1145 – 1215 Margaret Wessling (Edward Weston’s Platinum and Palladium Photographs)
1215 – 1245 Ariel Pate, Kaslyne O’Connor, Sylvie Penichon (The Alfred Stieglitz Collection: Photographs Conservation and Art Historical Data goes Digital at the Art Institute of Chicago) 
1245 – 0200 Lunch
0200 – 0230 Tips session
0230 – 0430 Dry mount-press mini-symposium
0630 – 0900 Reception

Saturday, February 11

0830 – 0900 Registration
0900 – 0930 Thomas M. Edmondson (The Conservation Treatment of A Convex Crayon Enlargement Portrait after a Failed Decoupage Attempt)
0930 – 1000 Lisa Duncan, Thomas M. Edmondson, Jessica Keister, Saori Kawasumi Lewis (What Is It: Empirical Research into the Art of Bleaching Crayon Enlargements)
1000 – 1030 Monique C. Fischer, Amanda Maloney (Francesca Woodman’s BFA Thesis: Conserving a Work of Art for an Active Archive)
1030 – 1100 Tea & Coffee
1100 – 1130 Elsa Thyss, Marie-Angelique Languille (The Effects of Solvents on Early Color Transparencies)
1130 – 1200 Zach Long (Conservation of Two Floris Neusüss Photograms)
1200 – 0100 Business meeting
0100 – 0200 Lunch
0200 – 0230 Rachel K. Wetzel (An Experimental Era: The Ungilded Daguerreotype in Early America)
0230 – 0300 Geneva Iklé (William Sawyer’s study album) 
0300 – 0330 Tea & Coffee
0330 – 0400 Jessica Keister, Jessica Silverman (ATP Testing to Determine if Cultural Artifacts are Contaminated with Active Biological Materials)
0400 – 0430 Chloe Lucas, Philippe Dantigny (Disinfection treatment of Molded Silver Gelatin Prints with Ethanol Vapors)