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​Welcome to THE DEPARTMENT OF

Art Conservation

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NEWS

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Winterthur Guide Shows Readers How to Care for Their Heirlooms and Antiques

Caring for Your Cherished Objects: The Winterthur Guide will help you to preserve your items for generations to come.
 

Lessons from the Pandemic: WUDPAC goes virtual

The challenges of the past year have been met with resilience and creativity by WUDPAC faculty, staff, and students.
 

ECPN survey report is now available online

The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network's report provides insight on emerging professionals affected by the COVID-induced recession.
 

Dissertation scholars shine

UD doctoral students honored for work in preservation studies, engineering, chemistry, psychology, and more.
 
STUDENT BLOGS

Student Blog: Discovering Preservation Studies

Doctoral candidate Aidi Bao talks about why she feels UD's Preservation Studies Program is the best place to carry out her ambitious research.
 
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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. 17th, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Class of 2021 Final Presentations

- Sep. 8th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda
- Sep. 15th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda
- Sep. 22nd, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda

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