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An Introduction to the Examination and Conservation of Works of Art

Receive an introduction to the field of art conservation as it applies to arts professionals such as appraisers, collectors, gallerists, and museum administrators. Learn how to examine a work of art using simple tools, including magnification and ultraviolet illumination; how to identify media and supports, as well as agents of deterioration; and how to assess condition. Paintings, 3D objects, and works on paper are covered. The course is taught in a working conservation laboratory so you can view works of art at various stages in their examination and treatment.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • A foundation in conservation techniques
  • Hands-on examination experience

Ideal for

  • Prospective and practicing appraisers, collectors, gallerists, and museum administrators
  • Art professionals and enthusiasts

1 section

  • Fall 2018
    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Fall 2018
    • Date

      Oct 3 - Oct 31
    • Day

      Wednesday
    • Time

      6:20PM-8:00PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      5
    • Location

      Off Campus