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Subject: Workshop on structural conservation of paintings--addendum

Workshop on structural conservation of paintings--addendum

From: Susan Blakney <westlakers>
Date: Thursday, August 7, 2003
Italian Approaches to the Structural Conservation of Paintings:
Past, Present and Future

(See Conservation DistList Instance: 16:57 Wednesday, April 2, 2003
for announcement)

Final plans for the workshop "Italian Approaches to the Structural
Conservation of Paintings: Past, Present and Future," September
25-28, 2003 have been developed, to include time for participants to
practice hands on skills, demonstrated by the Italian course guide
Matteo Doria Rossi. Work stations will be set up throughout the lab
for conservators to undertake various techniques. Opportunities will
also exist for group problem solving, in a think tank approach,
drawing upon the past experience and knowledge of all. Attendees are
asked to bring slides of treatment problems, a respirator and their
own favorite small hand tools for manipulating chards, tears, tent
cleavage, blisters, etc.

Paintings conservators, there are still openings in the 4 day
workshop,Hosted by West Lake Conservators, it will be held at our
lab in Central New York State, Thursday through Sunday. This
cultural exchange of techniques, materials and tools, by Italian
conservator Matteo Rossi Doria, from Rome, will demonstrate
developments of Italian solutions and the evolution of new
approaches between traditional and alternative modern methods.
Demonstrations will be followed by hands on practice by
participants. Shared lakeside accommodation in an Adirondack-style
camp setting ensures ample time for networking and a reasonable

A detailed course description and registration path is found at
<URL:http://www.westlakeconservators/> Questions contact:

    Susan Blakney
    West Lake Conservators
    Box 45
    Skaneateles NY 13152
    westlakers [at] compuserve__com

Susan Blakney, Chief Conservator
West Lake Conservators, Ltd
PO Box 45
Skaneateles NY 13152

                  Conservation DistList Instance 17:19
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Received on Thursday, 7 August, 2003

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