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  • Apr
    Students' Choice Seminar
    Apr. 21st, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Please join us as Emily MacDonald-Korth, independent conservator and analyst with Longevity Art Preservation, Miami, gives a special presentation on private work in analytical work and conservation: "Conservation Confidential." This year’s Students' Choice talks will be held on Zoom. If you would like attend, please contact Theresa Slusser at for more information. 
  • Apr
    Iris Foundation Awards Lecture
    Apr. 27th, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    PSP student Sanchita Balachandran (Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum; Senior Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University) will receive the Iris Award for Outstanding Mid-Career Scholar on April 28. Balachandran will deliver The Iris Foundation Awards Lecture on Tuesday, April 27, at 6 pm. Her talk is entitled “Marked in Clay: Interdisciplinary Methods to Re-imagine Ancient Greek Potters at Work.” For more information and to register, visit the Bard Graduate Center website: 
  • May
    Special Presentation
    May 5th, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    Please join us on Zoom for a special presentation by Davison Chiwara (Postgraduate Doctoral Fellow, Department of Historical and Heritage Studies, University of Pretoria) and Isabelle McGinn (conservator and a lecturer at the University of Pretoria) on “Preventive Conservation: The Key for Sustaining the Future of Collections and Artistic Works in Museums in Africa." Please email Theresa Slusser at for information on joining the Zoom meeting. 
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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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  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-3489