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  • Feb
    15
    Fiske and Krill Awards Deadline
    Feb. 15th, 5:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Proposals due for the John Krill Advanced Research Award in Paper Conservation and Connoisseurship and the Betty Fiske Professional Development Award in Asian or Contemporary Art Preservation. These awards recognize the dynamic careers of John Krill and Betty Fiske, paper conservators and Educators. Both awards advance and strengthen scholarship and research opportunities for early career conservation professionals. A completed application along with any associated documentation should be sent to: Vicki Cassman at vcassmann@udel.edu; more information on the awards is available in the News section of this website.  
  • Feb
    21
    Tours for pre-program applicants
    Feb. 21st, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Tours of the conservation laboratories at Winterthur are available to potential applicants throughout the academic year. Pre-program tours are generally held once a month. Dates for the fall 2017 semester tours are September 13, October 4, November 8, and December 6; dates for the spring 2018 semester tours are February 21, March 14, April 11, and May 9. If you would like more information about department tours, please contact WUDPAC Fellow Madison Brockman at brockman@udel.edu. 
  • Mar
    14
    Tours for pre-program applicants
    Mar. 14th, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Tours of the conservation laboratories at Winterthur are available to potential applicants throughout the academic year. Pre-program tours are generally held once a month. Dates for the fall 2017 semester tours are September 13, October 4, November 8, and December 6; dates for the spring 2018 semester tours are February 21, March 14, April 11, and May 9. If you would like more information about department tours, please contact WUDPAC Fellow Madison Brockman at brockman@udel.edu. 
  • Mar
    15
    Conservation Clinic
    Mar. 15th, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Winterthur’s Brown Horticultural Center
    Learn more about the condition, care, and recommended treatment for your antique! As part of its mission of public service, at no charge, the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation consults on condition, care, and possible treatment of objects. Faculty, students, and Winterthur staff share with collectors, curators, owners, caretakers, and scholars their knowledge about caring for works of art and archival material. Owners or caretakers may make a 30-minute appointment to bring paintings, textiles, works of art on paper, books and archival documents, photographic materials, furniture, and decorative, archaeological, and ethnographic objects. By appointment only (call 302.888.4786). Free admission. Note: Limit no more than three objects per appointment. Monetary appraisals will not be given. This event is held one Thursday per month (1:00 pm–4:00 pm) at Winterthur’s Brown Horticultural Center (near the Greenhouses). 2017/2018 dates (subject to change): September 14, 2017; October 5, 2017; November 16, 2017; December 14, 2017; March 15, 2018; April 5, 2018. 
  • Apr
    5
    Conservation Clinic
    Apr. 5th, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Winterthur’s Brown Horticultural Center
    Learn more about the condition, care, and recommended treatment for your antique! As part of its mission of public service, at no charge, the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation consults on condition, care, and possible treatment of objects. Faculty, students, and Winterthur staff share with collectors, curators, owners, caretakers, and scholars their knowledge about caring for works of art and archival material. Owners or caretakers may make a 30-minute appointment to bring paintings, textiles, works of art on paper, books and archival documents, photographic materials, furniture, and decorative, archaeological, and ethnographic objects. By appointment only (call 302.888.4786). Free admission. Note: Limit no more than three objects per appointment. Monetary appraisals will not be given. This event is held one Thursday per month (1:00 pm–4:00 pm) at Winterthur’s Brown Horticultural Center (near the Greenhouses). 2017/2018 dates (subject to change): September 14, 2017; October 5, 2017; November 16, 2017; December 14, 2017; March 15, 2018; April 5, 2018. 
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>> Visit the Kress Reconstruction Project site

Since 2009, the University of Delaware has been awarded a series of grants from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to support the design and creation of digital and physical historically accurate reconstructions of selected paintings from the Kress Collection.  Use of these didactics and associated lesson plans, as well as sample sets of  historic pigments and their raw materials available upon request from the Kress Foundation, will inform and inspire scholars, students, and the general public about the making of art and the value of technical art history…

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