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​Welcome to THE DEPARTMENT OF

Art Conservation

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NEWS

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Conservation at the Dallas Museum of Art

WUDPAC alumna Laura Hartman recently joined her colleagues from the Dallas Museum of Art on a segment of WFAA's Good Morning Texas to talk about the work of the museum's conservation department the link between the sciences and the collection.
 

Textile conservation and Ella Fitzgerald

​​In an episode of the "In the Archives," jazz vocalist Catherine Russell and Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields​' ​guest textile conservator Kris Cnossen (WUDPAC Class of 2022) talk about celebrating and preserving the legacy of Ella Fitzgerald.​
 

Experimenting with art, science

A team of alumni, faculty and students has taken research on famed modern artist Jean-Michel Basquiat into new territory, using his innovative methods to teach K-12 students about ways in which art and science can come together.
 

Anya Dani appointed to new Getty-funded role at UCLA

The UCLA/Getty Interdepartmental Program in the Conservation of Cultural Heritage welcomes the WUDPAC Class of 2007 alumna as their new Director of Community Engagement and Inclusive Practice, and Lecturer in Cultural Heritage Conservation.
 
STUDENT BLOGS

Student Blog: Cleveland Museum of Art

WUDPAC Class of 2022 Fellow Katie Rovito says she "could not be happier" with her third-year internship in the conservation deparment at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and shares some of her interesting and complex projects.
 
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​What is ​Art Cons​ervation?


​Art conservation is the field dedicated to preserving cultural property. Our cultural property is threatened by repeated exposure to a variety of detrimental factors, including excessive light, temperature, and humidity extremes, pests, pollutants, poor handling practices, natural disasters, and accidental damage. Learn more about our programs:

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UPCOMING EVENTS​

- Aug. 23rd, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

WUDPAC Class of 2022 final presentations

- Sep. 22nd, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Conservation Clinic

Winterthur’s Brown Horticultural Center
- Oct. 20th, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Conservation Clinic

Winterthur’s Brown Horticultural Center
- Nov. 17th, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Conservation Clinic

Winterthur’s Brown Horticultural Center

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