Join Our Sessions & Panel At AIA

May 20-25, 2024
Salt Lake City, UT
Taking It Back: Unveiling The Original 1897 Finishes Of The Chicago Cultural Center GAR Rooms

Wednesday, May 22, 3:00–3:30 pm
Speakers: Katharine George & Samme Van Kollenburg

Learn how our team completed a large-scale analysis and conservation treatment approach for the “un-restoration” of the GAR Rooms at the Chicago Cultural Center that reexposed the entirety of an original work from 1897. Learn more >

When The Art’s In The Way: The Complex Nature of Moving Large-Scale Artifacts and Public Art

Thursday, May 23, 11:30 am–12pm
Speaker: Kelly Caldwell

This presentation discusses the value and challenges of merging conservation with design and structural engineering requirements and how to navigate and direct required interventions. Learn More >

Revisiting the Efficacy of Plaster Repair Technologies of the Last 40 Years (ASG/APT Joint Panel)

Friday, May 24, 10:30am–12pm 
Panelists: Brooke Russell & Mary Slater

This panel discussion reviews the history and efficacy of plaster treatments over the past 40 years. Each panel member will present an aspect of historic plaster, describing the different materials and systems that exist in historic American structures, followed by an overview of treatment types available today. Learn More >

Reach out to Joe Sembrat, Principal Conservator, to set up a meeting during the conference.

We hope to see you in Salt Lake City!