Please join us at the Winterthur Rotunda as WUDPAC Fellow Mina Porell presents a talk on her summer internship at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, PA.
Faculty, students, and Winterthur staff share with collectors, curators, owners, caretakers, and scholars their knowledge about caring for works of art and archival material.
Please join us in the Winterthur Rotunda during Portfolio Day as WUDPAC Fellow Amaris Sturm presents a talk on her summer internship at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Philadelphia, PA.
Students interested in applying to the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation should not miss the Master's program annual Portfolio Day, held at the Winterthur Museum, in which the entering class of graduate students shares their pre-program resumes.
Please join us in the Winterthur Rotunda as WUDPAC Fellow Diana Hartman presents a talk on her summer internship at Contemporary Conservation Ltd. in New York, NY.
Please join us in the Winterthur Rotunda as WUDPAC Fellow Kelsey Wingel presents a talk on her summer internship at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, VA.
Faced with the challenge of washing 42 windows one might think it would take at least a team of people a whole day to accomplish this task, but not when you have us on the job! Especially if those windows happen to be only a few inches in size. Read about a dollhouse conservation project currently underway by a group of UD undergraduate conservation students.
The WUDPAC Class of 2019 are chronicling their first year studies with images posted on Instagram. Through images and captions, the students hope to give visitors some insight into their day-to-day activities: lectures, projects, field trips, internships, and more.
In a recent post on the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco blog, WUDPAC Fellow José Luis Lazarte Fellow discusses his graduate internship at FAMSF working with the materials of Alan Sonfist, an artist whose pencil renderings of seismograms immortalized two California earthquakes.
In this blog post, WUDPAC Class of 2016 Fellow Lauren Gottschlich shares her internship experience amongst the wide-ranging collections at the Denver Art Museum, including how her early days at WUDPAC informed her work with tricky materials, such as soaps and waxes.
In this blog post, WUDPAC Class of 2017 Fellow Samantha Owens shares her summer months at the Hamburger Kunsthalle, and internship experiences with modern and contemporary objects ranging from graffiti removal on outdoor sculpture to maintaining complex kinetic artworks.
Third-year PSP doctoral student Michael Emmons shares how he came to be interested in historical inscriptive culture (graffiti, inscriptions, and other markings on objects) and his path to UD's Preservation Studies Program where he fashioned an interdisciplinary academic mix of material culture studies, archaeology and anthropology, historic preservation, vernacular architecture studies, history, and critical theory.
During the decades that their architectural firm flourished in 19th-century Philadelphia, Edward Collins and James M. Autenrieth designed both public and private buildings. One of their architectural drawings recently became both a technical study and treatment project for WUDPAC Fellow Emilie Duncan, a library and archives conservation major.