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  • Feb
    Students' Choice Lecture
    Feb. 24th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Winterthur Rotunda
    Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda as Mark Golden of Golden Artist Colors speaks on “Working with Living Artists.”  
  • Feb
    Krill and Fiske Scholarships Awards application deadline
    Feb. 28th, 5:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    The WUDPAC Scholarship Committee is soliciting nominations for the Annual WUDPAC John Krill Advanced Scholarship Award in Paper Conservation and Connoisseurship and the Betty Fiske Professional Development Award in Asian or Contemporary Art Preservation. Each award will provide $1000 annually to WUDPAC graduates. Proposal due date is February 28. More information about the awards and application process is outlined at 
  • Mar
    Students' Choice Lecture
    Mar. 1st, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Winterthur Rotunda
    Join us in the Winterthur Rotunda as Nancie Ravenel of the Shelburne Museum speaks on “The history of cleaning methods of the Dentzel Carousel project.”  
  • Mar
    Students' Choice Lecture
    Mar. 8th, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Winterthur Rotunda
    Join us for this extended lecture event presenting a quartet of collaborations, as Anna Marley (Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts) and Amber Kerr (Smithsonian American Art Museum) speak about the paintings by Henry O. Tanner, and Alexandra Kirtley and Peggy Olley (both from the Philadelphia Museum of Art) speak on the museum's Classical Splendor exhibition. 
  • Mar
    Conservation Clinic
    Mar. 9th, 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). 2016/2017 dates (subject to change): September 29, 2016 October 27, 2016 November 17, 2016 December 15, 2016 March 9, 2017 April 6, 2017 May 11, 2017 
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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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