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​Welcome to THE DEPARTMENT OF

Art Conservation

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NEWS

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WUDPAC Class of 2022 final presentations

We look forward to welcoming our third-year WUDPAC Fellows back to Winterthur on August 23rd for a day of lectures about their internship experiences.
 

WUDPAC Class of 2023 third-year placements

Best wishes to our students as they head out to their training placements around the globe; we look forward to hearing all about it!
 

WUDPAC Class of 2024 summer work placements

We would like to express our gratitude to the wonderful host sites and supervisors who will be working with our students this summer.
 

Art conservation and the return of the king

The 11-foot-tall statue of the mythical King Gambrinus was once well known in Wilmington. The effort to restore the statue includes an unusual project by WUDPAC Fellow Olav Bjornerud, an objects major with an interest in 3D printing and scanning.
 
STUDENT BLOGS

Student Blog: National Museum of Asian Art

WUDPAC Class of 2022 Fellow Allison Kelley—an objects conservation major and preventive conservation minor—talks about her third-year internship at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art.
 
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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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