Category Archives: MRCG News

The Conservation of 6 Rose O’Neill Kewpie Full-page Sunday Weekly Comics

By Thomas Edmondson and Sarah BuhrHeugh-Edmondson Conservation Services, LLC, Kansas City, MOSpringfield Art Museum Before Mickey Mouse, there was the Kewpie doll – a much beloved elf-child created by illustrator Rose O’Neill. The Kewpie was introduced to the world in … Continue reading

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Job post: Associate/Full Objects Conservator – Saint Louis Art Museum

JOB DESCRIPTION: Associate Conservator or Conservator of Objects, Grade K or M (exempt) REPORTS TO: Head of Conservation SUPERVISES: no one SPECIFICATIONS: Degree from an accredited conservation program or its equivalent and a minimum of 5 years experience in Objects conservation is … Continue reading

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2020 MRCG Annual Symposium cancelled

Regrettably, after extensive discussion, the board for MRCG has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s physical annual conference, which was to be in Kansas City, hosted by the Nelson-Atkins Museum and KU Libraries.  It was clear to the … Continue reading

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Post-Graduate Fellowship in Photo Conservation at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

The two-year advanced training Fellowship in the conservation of photographs will begin on or after October 2020 and end August 2022. The Fellow will work under the supervisor of Fernanda Valverde, Conservator of Photographs, and participate in all departmental activities … Continue reading

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Post-Graduate Fellowship in Paper Conservation at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

The two-year advanced training Fellowship in the conservation of works on paper will begin on or after October 2020 and end August 2022. The Fellow will work under the supervisor of Jodie Utter, Senior Conservator of Works on Paper, and … Continue reading

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