24th Conservation Science Program at the Eastern Analytical Symposium

Starts:  Nov 12, 2018 8:30 AM (ET)
Ends:  Nov 14, 2018 5:00 PM (ET)
EAS with CSA 2018 is almost here! November 11-14, 2018, Sunday through Wednesday near Princeton, NJ, in the Crowne Plaza Conference Center, Plainsboro, NJ. Since 1994 EAS has included analytical sciences for cultural heritage. EAS: always a diverse program in applied analytical sciences!

Eight technical talks, in sessions organized by the New York Conservation Foundation, see below, at 3.

1. Student seminar, 10:00AM-12:30PM Tuesday 11/13;

Dr. Marco Leona, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Chemical Research at the Interface between Science and Art: Analytical Chemistry and Materials Science at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Essentially for high school students and teachers, and for college students, but of interest to all.

2. In E-Poster Session 1, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM, Wednesday 11/14:

313, University of Delaware: XPS of Copper-Organic Interactions Related to Cultural Heritage Collections. Emma Heath, Marcie Wiggins, Thomas P. Beebe Jr., Karl S. Booksh, Jocelyn Alcántara-García.

3. NYCF CONSERVATION SCIENCE ANNUAL at EAS, organized by the New York Conservation Foundation

Morning and afternoon, Tuesday 11/13:

AM: Surface Analyses for Cultural Heritage I

Chair: Bart Devolder, Princeton University Art Museum

8:30 157 Old Museum Collections as a Source for New Chemical Analyses. Jennifer A. Loughmiller-Cardinal, Igor Lednev, University at Albany-SUNY

9:10 158 Investigation of Painted Decorations and Soluble Nylon Coating on Japanese Sugito at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Georgia A. Arbuckle-Keil, Rutgers University, Beth A. Price, Kate Duffy, Matthew Dustin, Peggy Olley, Katie Shulman, Wei Kao, Felice Fischer, Philadelphia Museum of Art

9:50 Break

10:10 159 Spectroscopic and Diffraction Analysis of Verdigris Pigment & Alteration Products on Organic Substrates (Paper and Gum Arabic). Marcie B. Wiggins, Emma Heath, Karl S. Booksh, Jocelyn Alcantara-Garcia, University of Delaware

10:50 160 Egg as a Medium in Ancient Mycenaean, Greek and Roman Painting. Norman Muller, Princeton University Art Museum (Ret.)

PM: Surface Analyses for Cultural Heritage II

Chair: John Scott, New York Conservation Foundation

1:00 237 Applied Paint Analysis for Historic Architecture. Tina Reichenbach, Richbrook Conservation

1:40 238 Miniaturization of Noninvasive Analytical Instruments: A New Day and New Tools for the Paper Conservator. Ted Stanley, Collections Conservation, Rare Books & Special Collections, Princeton University Library

2:20 Break

2:40 239 An ESR Mobile Universal Surface Explorer. Joseph P. Hornak, Lauren E. Switala, Baron E. Black, Celia A. Mercovich, Anjana Seshadri, RIT Magnetic Resonance Laboratory

3:20 240 Mobile Analysis for Conservation of Outdoor Surfaces. John Scott, Conservator of Art and Architecture

EAS' is quite affordable at $325.00 (early rate thru' Oct 15 was $250) for the entire four day Symposium and Exposition, not including EAS' short courses; to only visit EAS' Exposition, $100; full registration for currently matriculated college students, $30; high school students and teachers register free. There is no single-day-only registration.


Crowne Plaza Conference Center
900 Scudders Mill Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
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John Scott
(646) 339-6566