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​Welcome to THE DEPARTMENT OF

Art Conservation

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NEWS

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Conservators who write fiction

WUDPAC Professor and PSP Director Dr. Joyce Hill Stoner is featured in an IIC News article about conservators who express their creativity through books, plays, and musicals.
 

Join us for our annual Portfolio Day!

In-person attendees will have the chance to browse the pre-program portfolios of the Class of 2024 and tour the conservation labs. Virtual attendees will be taken on a tour of the portfolios on Facebook Live and can ask questions!
 

A painting comes home

The University of Maryland returned a beloved painting to their Eastern Shore campus after conservation treatment by pre-program student Roger Blakemore.
 

Art conservation and double (or triple) the mystery

An early 20th-century portrait with two additional, hidden paintings became a treatment project for WUDPAC Fellow Magdalena Solano.
 
STUDENT BLOGS

Student Blog: Navigating the pre-program landscape

In this blog post, ARTC Class of 2018 alumna Riley Thomas recounts her pre-program experiences, from working as a Local History Member for the Ohio History Service Corps to a conservation internship at the National Museum of the American Indian.
 
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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​

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

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda
- Sep. 23rd, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Conservation Clinic

Winterthur’s Brown Horticultural Center
- Sep. 29th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda
- Oct. 13th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda

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