Sculpture Conservation: Benjamin Franklin

Sculpture Conservation: Benjamin Franklin

Public art should be, as the name implies, available to the public. But sometimes public access to art is not healthy for the art. Take the case of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN carved in white marble by Jacques Jouvenal and erected in…

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The FORCE Was With Us

The FORCE Was With Us

Outdoor Sculpture Conservation:   The FORCE was with us. No more. For seven years nearly exactly, (August 11, 2011- August 25, 2018) the graceful, GSA commissioned sculpture, FORCE ONE: CONSCIOUSNESS IS CRUCIAL, lived with us at our conservation facility, stored…

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Art Conservation In The Caribbean

Art Conservation in the Caribbean

Art Conservation in the Caribbean At this time of year, most people head to the Caribbean to escape the cold temperatures and snow, but Marcin Pikus of McKay Lodge Conservation recently traveled to the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) to perform…

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Stone Conservation Treatment Of Young Lincoln And Law

Stone Conservation Treatment of Young Lincoln and Law

Public Art Conservation; Sculpture Conservation: The conservation treatment of stone is a delicate process despite the seemingly robust nature of the material. At McKay Lodge Conservation, we are pleased to have a specialized stone conservator on staff, Marcin Pikus. Conservator…

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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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