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​Welcome to THE DEPARTMENT OF

Art Conservation

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NEWS

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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.
 

Join us for our annual Portfolio Day!

In-person attendees will have the chance to browse the pre-program portfolios of the Class of 2024 and tour the conservation labs. Virtual attendees will be taken on a tour of the portfolios on Facebook Live and can ask questions!
 

A painting comes home

The University of Maryland returned a beloved painting to their Eastern Shore campus after conservation treatment by pre-program student Roger Blakemore.
 
STUDENT BLOGS

Student Blog: Winterthur Museum and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

​Three members of the WUDPAC Class of 2023 spent their summers at internships supported by Conserv Solutions Inc. In this post, Margaret O'Neil talks about her textile conservation work at the Winterthur Museum and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
 
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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​

- Sep. 29th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda
- Oct. 13th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda
- Oct. 13th, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

WUDPAC Portfolio Day

Winterthur Rotunda
- Oct. 20th, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Summer Work Project Talk

Winterthur Rotunda

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