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Recent Content

Talk and Book Signing: Rip the Angels from Heaven: A Novel

Historian David Krugler visits One More Page Books in Arlington to talk about and sign copies of his new novel, Rip the Angels from Heaven, a historical spy thriller set in Washington, D.C., during the summer of 1945. Rip the Angels from Heaven is the sequel to his 2016 novel The Dead Don't Bleed, also set in wartime Washington.

Salvage & Recovery of Cultural Heritage Collections course

Salvage & Recovery of Cultural Heritage Collections course begins Oct 1, 2018 on MuseumStudy.com

The unpredictable impact of emergencies and disasters on cultural property can be minimized by training in Emergency Preparedness and response techniques. Join Susan Duhl for this course designed to develop knowledge and skills in emergency actions and salvage decision making. Students will increase their ability to respond and recover from disasters of all types and sizes. Class participants can be at any level of expertise.