The following is a listing of conservation resources that may provide information, advice, and/or treatment services. The list is not intended as an endorsement or recommendation of any individual or group nor as an all-inclusive summary of available services but rather as a convenience to assist organizations and individuals beginning their research into the appropriate treatment of works of art. Comments and suggestions from our constituents for additions to this list are welcome. You might begin your research with general resources, such as the American Institute for Conservation web site; a list of regionally based conservators with specialties follows.
The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
1717 K Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006
Provides listings of conservators by region and discipline area, guidelines for selecting conservators, and other publications and information about conservation issues.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Office of Museum Services
1800 M Street NW, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20036-5802
Conservation assessment program: (202) 233-0831, firstname.lastname@example.org
Conservation project program: (202) 653-4641, email@example.com
Partners with Heritage Preservation to provide grants for conservation assessment and offers grants for conservation care projects in five areas: surveys; training; research; treatment; and environmental improvements.
Northeast Document Conservation Center
100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA 01810-1494
In addition to providing conservation services for books, paper, and photographs, web site has excellent resources on variety of conservation-related topics.
You are advised always to check references and qualifications when selecting professionals to undertake conservation treatment activities. Some of these conservators may also offer conservation survey or assessment services; others may only be listed as resources for advice or information. The North Carolina Museum of Art conservation department is also a good source for advice and referrals.
Ackland Art Museum
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3400
Lyn Koehnline: (919) 843-3680, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bronze et al Ltd.
Richmond, VA 23236
Sculpture, monuments, metal, and stone.
One North Pack Square
Asheville, NC 28801
Nancy Rosebrock: (828) 225-6203, email@example.com
Anne Battram: (828) 225-6204, firstname.lastname@example.org
Renee Jolly: (828) 225-6356, email@example.com
Furniture and gilded objects (Rosebrock); upholstery (Battram); and objects (Jolly).
Bradshaw & Whalen Restoration and Conservation
PO Box 18521
Asheville, NC 28814
Bynon Art Services
Jane and Mark Bynon
P.O. Box 967
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Paintings, frames, and decorative art, archaeological, and social history objects.
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
P.O. Box 1776
Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776
Pam Young: (757) 565-8761, firstname.lastname@example.org
Paper and parchment.
Carol and Craig Crawford
2305 Cardington Drive
Columbia, SC 29209
Books, paper, and paintings.
Etherington Conservation Services
Don Etherington and Michael Lee
7609 Business Park Drive
Greensboro, NC 27409
(877) 391-1317 or (336) 665-1317
Paper and books.
Fine Art Conservation of Virginia
1000 Carlisle Avenue, Suite 106
Richmond, VA 23231
Paintings and ethnographic objects.
(757) 220-7077 or (757) 565-4725
Carol Boyers Givens
11709 Rutgers Drive
Richmond, VA 23233
Goist Art Conservation
Goist Art Conservation
3201 Churchill Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
David Goist: (919) 783-0252
Paintings, painted architectural surfaces, and polychromed artifacts.
Gusten's Restoration Studio
Joe and Lenore Gusten
3620 Lakeview Drive
Pfafftown, NC 27040
62 Broad Street, Studio J-3
Charleston, SC 29401
Photographs and paper.
Todd H. Jorgensen
1070 Gunsmoke Road
Tobaccoville, NC 27050
Furniture, wooden artifacts, objects.
North Carolina Museum of Art
4630 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4630
Bill Brown, (919) 664-6812, email@example.com
Perry Hurt, Associate Conservator
(919) 664-6813, firstname.lastname@example.org
Consultation and referral for paintings, other art forms and historic materials.
North Carolina Museum of History
4650 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4650
Paige Myers, (919) 807-7860, email@example.com
Jennifer French, (919) 807-7883, firstname.lastname@example.org
Textiles (Myers) and archeological objects (French).
Painting Conservation, Inc.
Ruth Barach Cox
Richmond Conservation Studio
Cleo Mullins and Lorraine Brevig
1322 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
email@example.com or CMullins11@aol.com
Paintings, polychromed wooden sculpture, and marble sculpture.
P.O. Box 1735
Charleston, SC 29402
Paintings and mural restoration.
Massoud Shiraz- Shiraz Art Consulting
5732 Sharon Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
(704) 553-1090 or (704) 953-8881
Oil paintings, tempera paintings, and gouache paintings on canvas, panel, art board, and fresco.
Jane Sugarman Paper Conservation
512 S. Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27406
P.O. Box 1007
New Bern, NC 28563
David Taylor, (252) 514-4871
Furniture and wooden artifacts.
P.O. Box 306
Cobbs Creek, VA 23035
Textiles, upholstery, and leather.