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  • May
    1
    Students' Choice Lecture
    May 1st, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Winterthur Rotunda
    Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda for the Annual Joanna Rowntree Memorial Lecture, as artist Teresa Oaxaca (Washington, DC) gives a special presentation entitled "An Artist's Materials and Experiences." 
  • May
    8
    Students' Choice Lecture
    May 8th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Winterthur Rotunda
    Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda for a special presentation by Jennifer Hickey of the Smithsonian Institution's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC). 
  • May
    13
    Dissertation Defense
    May 13th, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Winterthur Rotunda
    Please join us at a special event in Winterthur's Rotunda, where Preservation Studies Program student Maria João dos Santos Nunes Petisca will present her dissertation research entitled "Investigations into Chinese Export Lacquerware: Black and Gold, 1700-1850." This event is free and open to colleagues. For further information, please contact PSP director Dr. Joyce Hill Stoner at 302-888-4888 or by email at jhstoner@udel.edu.  
  • May
    20
    Dissertation Defense
    May 20th, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    Winterthur Rotunda
    Please join us at a special event in Winterthur's Rotunda, where Preservation Studies Program student Mariana Di Giacomo will present her dissertation research entitled "The Consequences of Methods of Fossil Preparation on the Preservation and Future Research Suitability of Fossil Remains." This event is free and open to colleagues. For further information, please contact PSP director Dr. Joyce Hill Stoner at 302-888-4888 or by email at jhstoner@udel.edu. 
  • Aug
    20
    Class of 2019 final presentations
    Aug. 20th, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Winterthur Rotunda
    Our third-year WUDPAC Fellows return to Winterthur to present formal illustrated lectures about their internship experiences. During this past year, these students worked in laboratories and cultural sites throughout the world. Their presentations will describe ten different journeys that will demonstrate the preservation of the arts and material culture. The works they treated included material culture reaching back almost two millennia; their treatments have been scientific and innovative, advancing our understanding of art materials and their preservation. Presentations from 9 AM to 4:30 PM, with a reception to follow. Please contact Susan Behrens in our office at (302) 831-8236 or by email at behrens@udel.edu if you can attend. 
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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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  • The Department of Art Conservation
  • 303 Old College
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-3489
  • art-conservation@udel.edu