Our Work

41st Annual Canadian Association for Conservation (CAC) Conference

We were pleased to participate in the 41st Annual Canadian Association for Conservation (CAC) Conference in Edmonton (May 28 – 30, 2015). The program committee assembled a very interesting and cohesive slate of speakers representing both Canadian and International projects. By the time the 2015 Conference came to a close, there was already tremendous buzz […]

“When Disaster Strikes” Workshop at the Canadian Museums Association 2015 Conference a Success

Our workshop, “When Disaster Strikes” was a big hit at the Canadian Museums Association 2015 Conference held in Banff, Alberta. Michael Harrington facilitated the session with a lively group of participants. The workshop “covered ideas that I never knew may be an issue, and assisted in learning how to make our disaster plan more effective”, […]

Our Work with Calgary’s National Music Centre (and the Rolling Stones!)

The following project might just be as close as we get to living the glamourous lives of rock stars: We are providing advice on the ongoing restoration of the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio, which will be one of the iconic center points in the National Music Centre’s new 160,000 square foot museum building when it […]

Peterborough Museum and Archives Renewal Update

We have really enjoyed spending time in Peterborough, Ontario – working together with our colleagues at the Peterborough Museum and Archives (PMA) on the Museum Renewal project in our role as Collection Relocation Consultants. Thanks to the passion, dedication and hard work of all involved, this project has gone smoothly – from addressing the shortage […]

Preservation Housekeeping Workshop for the Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island

JHG offers customized, site specific training workshops and tools for conservation practitioners. In collaboration with our colleagues in the field, JHG developed and delivered Preservation Housekeeping for Historic House Museums, for the site supervisors and housekeepers of the Preservation Society of Newport County. The mansions of Newport County, Rhode Island provide a stunning glimpse of the […]

Calgary Stampede Heritage Collections Facility Study

In collaboration with Brian Laurie-Beamount, JHG worked with the Calgary Stampede Historic Collection, delivering a comprehensive assessment of the present and future storage options for this valuable cultural asset which plays a vital role in telling the story of the Calgary Stampede. The JHG team identified options to facilitate access to more objects with a […]

Our Expertise at Work in the Supreme Court of Canada

JHG is providing specialist expertise to Public Works and Government Services Canada, and the Canadian Conservation Institute, on heritage preservation and conservation projects taking place within the Supreme Court of Canada building and collection. Designed by noted Canadian Architect Ernest Cormier, the spectacular chateau styled building incorporates Art Deco elements in the design of its […]

Alberta Flood Recovery Effort

In the days leading up to June 20th, 2013, the province of Alberta experienced heavy rainfall that triggered catastrophic flooding which came to be known as the worst flood in Alberta’s history. We are proud to be a part of the conservation community that was called into action to recover hundreds of objects from public […]