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A Lasting Legacy: Mannequin Mania!

My name is Emily Schuetz Stryker, and I am a member of the WUDPAC Class of 2013, majoring in textile conservation. I am spending my 2012 summer work project in Glasgow, Scotland. Although I am primarily based at the Burrell … Continue reading

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A Lasting Legacy: Kickstarting the Summer with Conservation

Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes in a conservation lab? Well, you are about to find out! Throughout the next few months, in connection with the exhibition A Lasting Legacy: Sixty Years of Winterthur Graduate Programs, the graduate fellows in … Continue reading

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Brock Jobe: 2014 Award of Merit Recipient

On Saturday, April 26, the Antiques Dealers’ Association of America, Inc., honored Brock Jobe as the 2014 ADA Award of Merit recipient. Brock is the fourteenth recipient of the prestigious award, which recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to … Continue reading

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Mount Pleasant: Discovery of 18th-Century Painted Wood Graining

As a decorative and historic finishes major at Winterthur, I work on a wide variety of projects ranging from architecture to painted furniture. I spent my third-year internship in the Furniture and Woodwork Conservation Lab of the Philadelphia Museum of … Continue reading

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Resurrected Abelam Bark Painting

Among the wide range of objects I treated at the Brooklyn Museum this past year is a large bark painting from Papua New Guinea. Read about it here on the Brooklyn Museum Blog. Ellen Moody received a BA in art … Continue reading

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Bright Orange Baseboards in 18th-Century Williamsburg?

Do my eyes deceive me, or is that really a bright orange paint dating back to the 1770s–90s? Hi, my name is Sara Lapham, and I am a furniture conservation major in the WUDPAC class of 2013. This summer I … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Prismatarium

For two weeks this summer, I had the privilege of helping conserve a vibrantly colored ceiling mural at the Maritime Museum located next to the Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. This project grew my enthusiasm for public art, and it … Continue reading

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Ceramics, Salts, and Sun: Conservation at the Arizona State Museum

Greetings from Tucson! My name is Crista Pack, and I’m in the WUDPAC class of 2013, majoring in objects conservation. This summer I’m interning at the Arizona State Museum (ASM). My time here has primarily been spent working on ceramics … Continue reading

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TMA Glows!

Conservation isn’t always glamorous, but sometimes it glows! My name is Courtney Von Stein, and I am a member of the WUDPAC class of 2014. I specialize in objects conservation, and this summer I am working under conservator Suzanne Hargrove … Continue reading

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Closing One Door to Open Another

As summer heats up the country, most people are soaking up the sun to relax or taking long-awaited vacations. As an incoming student for the class of 2015 for WUDPAC, my summer brings a different kind of adventure. Like many … Continue reading

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