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    • WUDPAC fellow Kate Acuna (2021) shows prospective pre-program students her treatment object, a fish skin bag, during Portfolio Day in 2019.

The public has opportunities for a behind the scenes look into the conservation labs at Winterthur. Since 2001, a subset of Winterthur's guiding staff has been trained to give public tours through the conservation facility on the first Wednesday of each month. For more information, call 800.448.3883 or visit Winterthur's website.

For pre-program applicants, tours of the conservation laboratories at Winterthur are available to potential applicants throughout the academic year. Dates for pre-program tours during the Spring 2020 semester are March 4, 11, and 18, April 8 and 22, and May 6 and 13, from 2:30-3:45 pm. (For those interested in attending, lectures by current graduate students or conservation professionals will be held on some of the above dates at 4pm in the Winterthur Rotunda.) If you would like more information about department tours, please contact WUDPAC fellows Sarah Towers at and Laura McNulty at

​Tour the furniture conservation lab during Portfolio Day 2016

​Tour the objects conservation lab during Portfolio Day 2016

​Tour the paper and photography conservation lab during Portfolio Day 2016

​Tour the paintings conservation lab during Portfolio Day 2016

​Tour the book and library conservation lab during Portfolio Day 2016

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  • The Department of Art Conservation
  • 303 Old College
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-3489