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Installing Julian Opie

I am now two months in to the internship, and have just about recovered from the various tours of the building and the collections, meeting all the myriad of very friendly and helpful staff that keep the museum running smoothly (I am sorry if I still can’t quite remember everyone’s name), and getting to grips with retouching a painting dubbed ‘Nelly’. 330 more words


Mount Hood Gifts 2014

A quick and last-minute list of some Mount Hood gifts for that alpine aficionado in your life:

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For Peat's Sake, Conserve Amazonia

A couple of weeks ago, we featured a story from another British news source about the peat success story in Indonesia, where the new president has pledged to tackle his country’s deforestation rate, the highest in the world. 681 more words


Natural Dyeing- Comparing Mordants

Synthetic dyes have only been around for about 150 years, which is relatively short in the timeline of textiles. Dyeing with plants, lichens, and insects has been practiced for at least 4,500 years. 1,029 more words


Free magazine celebrates 50 years of the Red List

The December issue of French magazine Terre Sauvage celebrates 50 years of the IUCN’s Red List of endangered species – and there’s a free English language version now available on line. 108 more words


Conservation Treatment of the Travis Bible

In preparation for our upcoming exhibit of treasured Texas icons, TSLAC Conservation completed treatment on the Travis Bible. This 1823 Bible may have been with Commander William Travis during the siege on the Alamo. 274 more words


Christmas in Arfak

Mehd is preparing to go for the really cool trip Arfak, Waigeo, Halmahera with a friend for Christmas and New Year. That’s a really good way to spend the holidays, don’t you think. 21 more words