Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda as Charles Hummel, Curator Emeritus at the Winterthur Museum presents a special talk entitled "Ethics and White Collar Crime in Not-for-Profits."
Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda as PSP student Joao Petisca speaks about her research in a special talk entitled “My Journey in Chinese Export Lacquerware.”
Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda for a special evening with Kay WalkingStick, artist and professor emerita at Cornell University, as she speaks about her work in a presentation entitled "The Materials Speak."
Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda as frame specialists Davida Kovner and Bill Lewin present a special talk entitled "Frame Conservation: Treatment Choices.”
Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda as conservator T.K. McKlintock of Studio TKM presents a special talk on the removal and remounting of wallpaper.
Faculty, students, and Winterthur staff share with collectors, curators, owners, caretakers, and scholars their knowledge about caring for works of art and archival material.
Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda as Mark Golden, CEO and cofounder of Golden Artist Colors presents a special talk on contemporary artists' paints.
The WUDPAC Scholarship Committee is soliciting nominations for the Annual WUDPAC John Krill Advanced Scholarship Award in Paper Conservation and Connoisseurship and the Betty Fiske Professional Development Award in Asian or Contemporary Art Preservation. Proposal due date is February 15, 2015.
ARTC graduate Alyssa Hull was recently awarded a Fulbright grant to spend the next academic year in Norway working with staff and collections at the Munch Museum and the University of Oslo. In her first blog post, we learned what drew Alyssa to the Munch Museum and shared her first days in Oslo. In this new post Alyssa updates us on her travels throughout Scandinavia and her work at the Munch Museum assisting in the study of altered pigments on Munch’s paintings and helping to create a database of the artist’s materials in the first half of the 20th century.
In this blog post, WUDPAC Class of 2015 Fellow Michelle Sullivan talks about employing a balance of skills and studies during her internship in paper conservation at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., her work with staff and WUDPAC alumnae throughout the museum, and her treatment of works ranging from 16th-century Dutch engravings to 20th-century Abstract Expressionist ink drawings.
UD's art conservation program was spotlighted in a video from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. Art conservation was included as an example of student-centric education at the University of Delaware, where "educators are no longer thinking about how they want to teach students — instead, they’re focusing on how students want to learn, and on creating the multidisciplinary, multi-generational learning communities needed to solve the complicated issues facing the world today."
First-year students from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation are working fervently on behalf of a family in rural Ohio that lost four members—including three young brothers—in an early-morning fire the day after Christmas.
How do students prepare themselves to apply to a conservation training graduate program? In this blog post, University of Delaware ARTC undergraduate student Maddie Cooper talks about her “pre-program” preparations and her plans to continue her training after graduation this spring.
When the 113-year-old, full-length portrait of two well-dressed society women from Philadelphia was discovered rolled up in a New England barn, it was covered with dirt and grime. The canvas, though unframed and without a stretcher, was structurally sound and family members of the women in the portrait asked if it could be a project for the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation.