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​Welcome to THE DEPARTMENT OF

Art Conservation

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NEWS

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Adventures in organic chemistry

WUDPAC Class of 2020 alumna and adjunct faculty member Tracy Liu shares her thoughts on working with David MacMillan, co-recipient of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
 

Behind the Scenes: Treatment of an Early Work by Henry Ossawa Tanner

WUDPAC alumna Laura Hartman recently completed the treatment and technical study of a painting by Henry Ossawa Tanner.
 

Students take Art and Theater Safety Course with Monona Rossol

When people think about art conservation, they often think about the treatment and care of collections. But what about the health and safety of the conservators, staff, and patrons working with collections?
 

Conservators who write fiction

WUDPAC Professor and PSP Director Dr. Joyce Hill Stoner is featured in an IIC News article about conservators who express their creativity through books, plays, and musicals.
 
STUDENT BLOGS

Student Blog: Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

​Three members of the WUDPAC Class of 2023 spent their summers at internships supported by Conserv Solutions Inc. In this blog post, Riley Cruttenden talks about their experience researching paint from a gatehouse at the Winterthur Museum estate.
 
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​What is ​Art Cons​ervation?


​Art conservation is the field dedicated to preserving cultural property. Our cultural property is threatened by repeated exposure to a variety of detrimental factors, including excessive light, temperature, and humidity extremes, pests, pollutants, poor handling practices, natural disasters, and accidental damage. Learn more about our programs:

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UPCOMING EVENTS​

- Oct. 27th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda
- Oct. 27th, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

The Objects That Remain: The Ethics of Tending to Sacred Objects

Zoom (free and open to the public)
- Nov. 3rd, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda
- Nov. 10th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Denise Thomas/Faith Zeiske Memorial Lecture

Winterthur Rotunda

​F​EATURED VIDEO

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