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Honoring H. F. du Pont and His Lasting Influence

During this, the 25th anniversary year of Jayne Design Studio, Winterthur Fellow and Delaware Antiques Show keynote speaker Thomas Jayne and filmmaker Simon Blake have collaborated to honor Henry Francis du Pont and his extraordinary vision for Winterthur Museum. In … 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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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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Preserving Ancient Artifacts with the Israel Antiquities Authority

Shalom from Jerusalem! I’m Sara Levin, objects conservation major of the WUDPAC class of 2013, and I am spending the summer as an intern at the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA, or Reshut Ha’Atikot in Hebrew). So far, I have been … Continue reading

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The Rodin Museum and Beyond

Ten years ago I would never have believed that I would be assisting in the treatment of one bronze sculpture by the sculptor Auguste Rodin, let alone five of them. My name is Emily Brown, one of the newest members … Continue reading

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Public Outreach in the Lunder Conservation Center

My name is Sarah Gowen, and I am a paintings conservation major in the WUDPAC class of 2012. I can hardly believe that it is July and that I will soon complete my third-year internship at the Lunder Conservation Center … Continue reading

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From Curatorial to Conservation

In just over three weeks, I move cross-country to begin the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC) as a member of the class of 2015. As I carefully pack my belongings to ship them from California to Delaware, … Continue reading

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