Get Your Stainless Steel Sculpture To Stain Less

Get Your Stainless Steel Sculpture to Stain Less

Public Art Conservation, Outdoor Sculpture Conservation: Want to know how to get  that Stainless Steel Sculpture to stain less? Maybe you need an expert in the conservation treatment of stainless steel sculpture? Look no further, Conservator of Public Art and…

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How Much Can Art Conservators Bench Press?

How Much Can Art Conservators Bench Press?

Stone Conservation, Public Art Conservation: Marcin Pikus, Conservator of Stone Sculpture and Architectural Features, of McKay Lodge Conservation restored several granite benches as part of an installation by artist Jenny Holzer at the Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) White Oak…

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A Walk In Lamont Park

A Walk in Lamont Park

Conservation of Public Art: Emmett Lodge, Conservator and Industrial Coatings Inspector, and Curtis McCartney, Conservation Assistant, of McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory took a walk in Lamont Park for a recent Public Art conservation treatment in the Washington, DC.  Lamont Park…

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Why We Are “Vaping” Metal This Fall

Why We Are “Vaping” Metal This Fall

Objects Conservation: As part of a large ongoing project at the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse in Washington, D.C. our conservators are restoring the many original interior courtrooms' entrance veneered double doors. While aesthetic and structural repairs are being…

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Be Early For Your Next Eye Appointment

Be Early for Your Next Eye Appointment

While the McKay Conservation Team can undertake complex conservation projects around the United States, we also perform many local conservation treatments in the Greater Cleveland area. So, if you are from the Cleveland area, go a little early before your…

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A Littlebird Told Us

A Littlebird Told Us

A "little bird" told us it needed some conservation in Indiana, so the McKay Lodge Conservation Team recently traveled to perform outdoor sculpture maintenance in Indianapolis. “Littlebird” is one part of two outdoor sculptures thinmanlittlebird by Peter Shelton installed in…

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Gilded Sculpture Comes Home To Roost

Gilded Sculpture Comes Home to Roost

Sculpture Conservation & Gilding: While this unusual sculpture conservation treatment was completed in 2014, it is not until now that we can report, with some confidence, its success. This is due to needing a period of years to determine the…

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Jaume Plensa Sculpture Rescued By The Jaws Of Life

Jaume Plensa Sculpture Rescued by the Jaws of Life

Outdoor Sculpture Conservation: The Jaume Plensa stainless steel sculpture, TALE TELLER VI, recently required a little "rescuing" by Senior Conservator of Sculpture, Thomas Podnar.  The sculpture is a part of the of the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park at the…

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GSA Contract Awarded For Sculpture Conservation Nationwide

GSA Contract Awarded for Sculpture Conservation Nationwide

Sculpture Conservation: McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory signed a major contract today with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to provide sculpture conservation services at federal properties located nationwide.  This is a 5-year ID/IQ contract (indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity) starting with one…

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