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  • Summer internship at Shangri La, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu

    Summer internship at Shangri La, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu

  • Sara Levin reconstructing the hole-mouth jar, here seen upside down. Photo by Elisheva Kamaisky.

    Summer internship at the Israel Antiquities Authority in Jerusalem

  • Summer internship at the Smithsonian Institution Archives and National Air and Space Museum

    Summer internship at the Smithsonian Institution Archives and National Air and Space Museum

  • Working on the Wawadit'la (Mungo Martin Big House) in Victoria, Canada for the Royal British Columbia Museum

    Summer internship in Victoria, Canada with the Royal British Columbia Museum

  • Summer internship at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution

    Summer internship at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution

  • Heather Brown inpainting a Ralph Morse photograph at MFA Houston (credit: Tina Tan)

    Inpainting a Ralph Morse photograph at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

  • Repairing broken beadwork on a 19th-century Bison Robe in the American Indian collection at the Denver Art Museum

    Repairing broken beadwork on a 19th-century Bison Robe at the Denver Art Museum

  • Inpainting paint losses on Michael Goldberg's Sardines, 1955, in the Lunder Conservation Center

    Treating a painting at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Lunder Conservation Center

  • Anne Getts working on a gown from the 1938 MGM motion picture Marie Antoinette at the LA County Museum of Art.

    Stabilizing a 1938 MGM Studios gown at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  • Applying a hot wax coating to Rodin's Gates of Hell at the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia

    Applying a hot wax coating to Rodin's Gates of Hell at the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia

  • WUDPAC Class of 2013 alumna Emily Schuetz Stryker, pictured here during a preventive conservation assessment at the Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg

    Performing a preventive conservation assessment at the Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg

  • Stephanie Oman surface cleans a late-19th century gilded frieze in the Great Hall of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

    Cleaning a gilded frieze at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

  • Adam Novak using a light table

    Filling a loss in a work of art on paper at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco

  • undergraduate ARTC student Katie Bonanno working on a  1930s automaton in the Jeff Smith's Parlor Museum in Alaska

    Undergraduate internship at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Skagway, Alaska 

  • cropped image, Kelsey Wingel undergraduate summer internship in objects at the Met

    Undergraduate internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

  • Nubian Goats enjoying their conservation treatment

    Undergraduate honors students treating bronze sculpture on the UD campus

  • Undergraduate Summer Research Scholar consulting on a flapper dress treatment

    Undergraduate Summer Research Scholar and curators discuss the treatment of a 1920s flapper dress

  • HBCU Photographic materials preservation summer institute; photo Evan Krape

    HBCU photo preservation workshop for students from historically black colleges and universities

  • Raman Analysis, Eva Cockcroft's "La Grande Jatte," 1986, Brooklyn

    Performing raman analysis for Heritage Preservation's Rescue Public Murals documentation project

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    Reducing surface soiling on a woven African mat during a basketry cleaning lab

  • Michelle Sullivan is attaching an insert on a watercolor by George Howell Gay

    Attaching an insert on a watercolor by George Howell Gay

  • Kimi Taira applying a wheat starch paste/methyl cellulose poultice on the back to remove the degraded spine material.

    Applying a starch paste/methyl cellulose poultice on a book to remove degraded spine materials

  • Elena Torok inpainting areas of loss on a taxidermied Blue Hen from UD

    Inpainting losses on a taxidermied Blue Hen from UD's Department of Animal and Food Sciences

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Class of 2014 final presentations

  • August 19, 2014   9:00AM – 5:00PM

On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, our third-year Fellows in the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation will return to Winterthur to present formal illustrated lectures about their internship experiences. We hope you will join us to celebrate their accomplishments. 

Summer Work Project Talk

  • September 10, 2014   4:00PM – 5:00PM

Join us in the Charleston Dining Room at Winterthur for WUDPAC Fellow Jacinta Johnson's presentation on her summer internship at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Summer Work Project Talk

  • September 17, 2014   4:00PM – 5:00PM

Join us in the Charleston Dining Room at Winterthur for WUDPAC Fellow Miranda Dunn's presentation on her summer internship at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.

Summer Work Project Talk

  • September 24, 2014   4:00PM – 5:00PM

Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda for WUDPAC Fellow Sydney Beall's presentation on her summer internship at the Arthur M. Sackler and Freer Galleries of Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Conservation Clinic

  • September 25, 2014   1:00PM – 4:00PM

Faculty, students, and Winterthur staff share with collectors, curators, owners, caretakers, and scholars their knowledge about caring for works of art and archival material.

Summer Work Project Talk

  • October 1, 2014   4:00PM – 5:00PM

Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda for a presentation by WUDPAC Fellow Alexandra Nichols on her summer internship at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution.

Summer Work Project Talk

  • October 8, 2014   4:00PM – 5:00PM

As part of Portfolio Day 2014, join us in the Winterthur Rotunda for WUDPAC Fellow Pamela Johnson's presentation on her summer internship at the Lunder Conservation Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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  • WUDPAC establishes the Emily Schuetz Stryker Memorial Grant

    The Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation has established the Emily Schuetz Stryker Memorial Grant. The grant will serve as an ongoing celebration of the life of WUDPAC alum Emily Schuetz Stryker (1987 - 2014). The grant will be awarded yearly to a WUDPAC student who has completed his/her first year of study. The first Emily Schuetz Stryker Memorial Grant recipient is Miranda Dunn.  

  • What do you learn on a summer work project?

    Jacinta Johnson, a second-year student in the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, is at Philadelphia's Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts for an eight-week summer work project. As she finished her fifth week, she answered some questions about her experience for the CCAHA newsletter.

  • Saving Africa's photographic heritage

    In Africa, photographic collections old and new face many dangers, and some institutions lack the resources and knowledge to properly preserve these treasures. With the collaborative efforts of organizations committed to raising awareness of the value and significance of photography in Africa, ARTC Chair Debra Hess Norris helped create, "Preservation of Photography Patrimonial in Africa (3PA): West African Image Lab," a four-day workshop recently held in Benin, West Africa. The workshop combined theory and practice to preserve photograph collections in Africa, empowering participants with information, professional networks and advocacy skills.  

  • Art conservation and the heritage of ownership

    When a six-inch-tall Pennsylvania German basket became a project for Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation second-year Fellow Emily Brown, its small size and organic composition differed markedly from objects she had encountered during her pre-program experiences. The willow basket is one
    of ten baskets on permanent display in the museum’s 8th-floor Lebanon Room. 

  • Student Blog: Historical costumes and textiles

    In this blog post, WUDPAC Class of 2014 Fellow Elizabeth Shaeffer discusses her third-year internship in the textile conservation department at the Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library and her role working with the museum's conservators on two textile-heavy exhibitions, including a showcase of clothing worn on the hit television program Downton Abbey.

  • AIC meeting, with blog posts by WUDPAC students

    Many presentations made at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Institute for Conservation have been captured in blog posts on AIC's "Conservators Converse" web page. WUDPAC alumni and students presented talks in San Francisco, and current WUDPAC students are contributing blog posts about the meeting.

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