• Examintaion of Pre-Columbian works

Help Support UD’s Art Conservation Program!

Thank you for your interest in supporting the University of Delaware’s 
Department of Art Conservation. Gifts from individuals like yourself help maintain excellence and ensure the preservation of our world’s cultural heritage from the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Declaration of Independence.

Your gift today will help our faculty and students continue to use the latest technology and practices to preserve cultural property for the enjoyment and education of future generations. Our students depend on annual gifts to help fund new initiatives, cutting-edge instrumentation, international research travel, and distinguished guest speakers that make the University of Delaware’s Art Conservation one of the best in the nation.

With your support, you can have a direct impact on the Department of Art Conservation. Our work is global  - from Iraq to China – and our students  and the world have benefited enormously.

Making a gift is simple. Just visit our easy, on-line giving form. Please be sure to allocate your gift to Art Conservation in the “Other” box. Many companies match gifts of their employees. This is a great way to double or even triple your gift. Check with your company’s Human Resources department or visit our on-line database a to find out if your employer matches gifts.

For additional information, please contact the Office of Annual Giving at  or call toll-free at 866-535-4504. You may send checks to the Office of Annual Giving, University of Delaware, 011 Hullihen Hall, Newark, DE 19716. Please  indicate Art Conservation in the note section of your check to assure your gift is allocated correctly.


Mellon Foundation grant supports initiative by UD and partners in Middle East

  • MEPPI. Debra Hess Norris (left) teaches at a MEPPI workshop in Jordan (photo by Abdulrahman Alghabiri).

Mellon Foundation grant supports initiative by UD and partners in Middle East

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently awarded a three-year, $440,000 grant to the University of Delaware to continue an initiative that seeks to improve the awareness and preservation of the Middle East region’s rich photographic heritage.

WUDPAC establishes the Emily Schuetz Stryker Memorial Grant

  • Miranda Dunn

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 serves 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.