MC Founder John Carr accepts The Rhoda and J. Permar Richards Award for Service to the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia.

Materials Conservation staff are active in the following organizations:


AIC – American Institute for Conservation of Historic
and Artistic Works
APT - Association for Preservation Technology
– at both the local and national level
Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania School of Design Dean’s Council
Old York Road Historical Society
Friends of Lemon Hill
Historic Gloria Dei Preservation Corporation
Community Design Collaborative
Architectural Paint Research
Construction History Society of America
Design Advocacy Group
East Kensington Neighbors Association
Fishtown Neighborhood Association
Olde Richmond Civic Association
Philadelphia Archaeology Forum
Philadelphia Area Conservation Association
Penn Museum’s Center for the Analysis of Archaeological Materials
Shofuso Japanese House and Gardens
Society of Architectural Historians
South Kensington Community Partners
The Association for Gravestone Studies
Wyck House and Gardens