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​Welcome to THE DEPARTMENT OF

Art Conservation

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NEWS

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ECPN Interview: Textiles with Annabelle Camp

A new series from AIC's Emerging Conservation Professionals Network highlights specializations that require particular training. WUDPAC Class of 2022 Fellow Annabelle Camp is the first interview in their textile series.
 

Art conservation and mending the past

Kaeley Ferguson, a library and archives conservation major, became the most recent WUDPAC Fellow to treat a volume from a 19th-century diary series in the Winterthur Library collection.
 

Conservation in action

​Time-lapse video of WUDPAC students cleaning a 400-year-old Turkish rug is the newest addition to the Department of Art Conservation's Instagram account.​​
 

Adventures in organic chemistry

WUDPAC Class of 2020 alumna and adjunct faculty member Tracy Liu shares her thoughts on working with David MacMillan, co-recipient of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
 
STUDENT BLOGS

Student Blog: Weissman Preservation Center

WUDPAC Class of 2022 Fellow Rachel Bissonnette talks about starting her third-year internship at the Weissman Preservation Center and working with the Tibetan and Mongolian collection at Harvard-Yenching Library.
 
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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​

- Nov. 30th, 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

WUDPAC 1st Year Meet & Greet

- Dec. 1st, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda
- Dec. 5th, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Fellowships and Internships from the Latinx Perspective, Part 2

- Dec. 9th, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Conservation Clinic

Winterthur’s Brown Horticultural Center

​F​EATURED VIDEO

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