Happy    New Year !

Check out photos from our most recent tour of the Ed Paschke Art Center meeting.

Under Photo Gallery / "Ed Paschke Art Center tour"

Latest Updates:

A librarian position for a Conservation Resident  in the Preservation work group has been posted at  www.library.northwestern.edu/about/library-jobs/staff-jobs/index.html (as of January 10, 2020).

You must apply for this position on the NU HR website through Self-Service at http://www.northwestern.edu/myhr/index.html


This position was previously called the Conservation fellow.

See more info under "Job postings" above.

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


- Due to the holidays; there are no meetings planned for January 2020.

- A visit to the Fancis Willard House in Evanston on Feb. 25, 2020. More details will be coming soon.


More plans (a possible workshop at NW) coming soon.

Upcoming meetings for SMSI group :

"The History of the Universe

After Christmas, Christmas Party!"

Friday, January 17, 2020.  Speaker: Larry Bartoszek.

 - CANCELED - because of snow storm.

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

Future meetings:

To be announced.

 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.

Check out photos from recent visit to the Field Museum's "Behind the Scenes" meeting. Under Photo Gallery / Field Museum's "Behind the Scenes".

Also you can see a video of "Undressing a Mannequin Timelaspe":


Other related Chicago Conservation News:

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

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.

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).

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