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The Art of Soapmaking

My name is Clara Curran, and I am very excited to be a part of the incoming class of 2015 at WUDPAC. I graduated from the University of Delaware in material culture preservation and art history in 2010. Since graduation … Continue reading

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Conservators on View: Carrying Out a Large-Scale Project with a Large Audience

Are those kayaks real?? How old are they? How are they made? What are you doing with them? That’s a small sample of questions frequently addressed to conservators working with Alaskan objects in a public gallery at the Peabody Museum … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Photograph Conservation Intern

I have a little over one month remaining of my third-year internship and career as a graduate student. Before I know it, I will be packing up my things and moving to a new destination—this time for a post-graduate fellowship … Continue reading

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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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Living (and Learning) in a Material World

By Shoshana Resnikoff What does a diploma have in common with an 18th-century tankard? Winterthur’s graduate programs, that’s what! Winterthur hosts two graduate programs in partnership with the University of Delaware—the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture (WPAMC) and the … Continue reading

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