Latest Updates:

Upcoming meetings that we have planned for 2019. And they are:

- Field Museum "Behind the Scenes" Nov. 20th

- PLEASE SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR HOLIDAY PARTY ON DECEMBER 4TH!  We will be touring the Paschke Art Center and then having dinner at a nearby restaurant.  

More plans coming soon.

Upcoming meetings for SMSI group :

"Ancient Scale Weights and the Advent of Coinage"

By: Stuart Kleven

Docent – Oriental Institute


Friday, November 22, 2019


for more info click on "SMSI meetings" in the menu bar.

Future meetings:

Amateur Night: Friday, December 13th   (Voting for 2020 SMSI Officers)

Presentations by Members

 Renewal time for your CACG membership 2020 is approaching.  if you  want to renew or make any changes to your membership, please print out your form and mail it to Mary. Form available - "under Membership" of the menu bar above. Or can bring the membership form & payment to the CACG meetings and give to any of the committee officers.

Other related Chicago Conservation News:

Rachel Sabino has an interesting article on "Gilding the Dead: Mummy Portraits in Roman Egypt". See

If you have any ideas or suggestions for future meetings, please let us know. Just call or email any of the CACG officers (Susan, Mary, Carol, Inez, Amber or Maria).

Other interesting Links:

American Institute for Conservation

    McCrone Research Institute
     State Microscopical Society of Illinois
 International Preservation Studies Center (formerly known as The Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies) in Mt. Carroll, IL.

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