Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda for WUDPAC Fellow Nick Pedemonti's presentation on his summer internship at Centro di Conservazione Archeologica in Rieti, Italy.
Applications for Fall 2014 admission to the University of Delaware's undergraduate art conservation major are due by January 15, although applicants are encouraged to submit their application early in their senior year.
Applications for Fall 2014 admission to the University of Delaware's graduate art conservation program are due by January 15, although applicants are encouraged to contact the department with any questions well in advance of the application deadline.
Applications for Fall 2014 admission to the University of Delaware's doctoral program in preservation studies are due by February 1, although applicants are encouraged to contact the department well in advance of the deadline.
A new article in the Wall Street Journal spotlights the international work of Winterthur Director of Conservation and WUDPAC adjunct faculty Lois Price, heralded by the Journal as "today's incarnation of the Monuments Men tradition—dedicated to saving the heritage of others from destruction in conflict."
Katie Bonanno, a senior ARTC major at the University of Delaware, recently designed and implemented a series of interactive programs to accompany an exhibition at UD's Mechanical Hall Gallery. "Celebrating our Stories," the third and final program in the series, will showcase Bonanno's efforts through video highlights from the exhibition and related pr0gramming.
Lincoln penned five copies of his Gettysburg speech. ARTC Chair Debra Hess Norris recently spoke with Popular Science magazine about the aging characteristics and physical vulnerabilities of the manuscripts and the training undertaken by those who preserve these pieces of history.
The work to preserve Pietro da Cortona's “Triumph of David” has been the subject of several recent press features.
In this blog post, WUDPAC Class of 2014 Fellow Victoria Schussler talks about her third-year internship working with conservation staff at the Corning Museum of Glass, including her work on an ancient Roman ewer and her presentation at a student symposium in Amsterdam following the recent ICOM-CC Glass and Ceramics Working Group Interim Meeting and Forum of the International Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Stained Glass.
The recently concluded 2012-13 edition of the Middle East Photograph Preservation Initiative was the second of three year-long initiatives to identify significant photographic collections and to promote their preservation and visibility in the broad Middle East, from North Africa and the Arab Peninsula through Western Asia. The initiatives are led by the Arab Image Foundation, the Art Conservation Department at the University of Delaware, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Getty Conservation Institute.
In this blog post, WUDPAC Class of 2014 Fellow Jessica Ford talks about her third-year internship working with conservation staff at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, including her participation in the study and treatment of a painting by 20th-century artist Michael Goldberg that incorporates some surprising and unconventional materials.
In a new video from the Smithsonian Institution's Digitization Program Office, WUDPAC alumna and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden conservator Gwynne Ryan speaks about 3D scanning and its potential use in the preservation and presentation of museum collections.