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  • Sep
    23
    Summer Work Project Talk
    Sep. 23rd, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Please join us as WUDPAC and LACE Fellow Jessica Ortegon presents a talk on their summer activities in Wilmington, “Book History from the Kitchen Table.” This year’s SWP talks will be held on Zoom. If you would like attend, please contact Theresa Slusser at tslusser@udel.edu for more information. 
  • Sep
    30
    Summer Work Project Talk
    Sep. 30th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Please join us as WUDPAC Fellow Margalit Schindler presents a talk on their summer preventive conservation activities in Wilmington, “Systems Thinking, Scatterplots, Social Justice and Shabbat: A Summer of Growing Soft Skills.” This year’s SWP talks will be held on Zoom. If you would like attend, please contact Theresa Slusser at tslusser@udel.edu for more information. 
  • Sep
    30
    Monument Wars in Delaware
    Sep. 30th, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Presented by Preservation Delaware and UD's Center for Historic Architecture & Design (CHAD), PSP students Michael Emmons (Assistant Director, CHAD) and Catherine Morrissey will be moderating and hosting this roundtable event and discussion. Panel participants include Dr. Sarah Beetham (UD '14; Chair of Liberal Arts and Assistant Professor of Art History at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts), Dr. Cheryl Gooch (history scholar and former Dean of Humanities at Gainesville State College, Lincoln University, and Cumberland/Rowan College of South Jersey), Dr. Scott Hancock (Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies at Gettysburg College), and William Hosley (principal at Terra Firma Northeast). This event is free and open to the public. Register for this online Zoom event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/120869238145 
  • Oct
    7
    Summer Work Project Talk
    Oct. 7th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Please join us as WUDPAC Fellow Abigail Rodriguez presents a talk on her summer internship at Adam Jenkins Conservation Services, LLC (Philadelphia, PA), “Finding Space for Healing: A Balancing Act of Passion and Preservation.” This year’s SWP talks will be held on Zoom. If you would like attend, please contact Theresa Slusser at tslusser@udel.edu for more information. 
  • Oct
    14
    Summer Work Project Talk
    Oct. 14th, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    As part of our virtual Portfolio Day 2020, please join us for two presentations: WUDPAC Fellow Nylah Byrd will present a talk on her summer internship at the African American Museum of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA), “What I Actually Did This Summer: Rehousing and Social Justice,” and WUDPAC Fellow Annabelle Camp will present a talk on her summer internship at Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, VA), “Death Head Buttons and Custom Dyeing: A Lively Summer in Textile Conservation Lab at Colonial Williamsburg.” This year’s SWP talks will be held on Zoom. If you would like attend, please contact Theresa Slusser at tslusser@udel.edu for more information. 
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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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 Student Blogs

  • Student Blog: Colonial Williamsburg
    In this blog post, WUDPAC Class of 2021 Fellow Marie Desrochers talks about starting her preventive conservation internship with the Historic Interiors Collections Care staff at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
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  • Student Blog: Museums are not neutral
    In this blog post, Class of 2021 ARTC/ARTH major Kimberly Ortega shares her summer research on the relationship between cultural heritage preservation and social justice.
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  • The Department of Art Conservation
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  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-3489
  • art-conservation@udel.edu