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Seminar on conservation science

From: Francesca Casadio <fcasadio>
Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Crossing Boundaries: The impact of house paints on the artist's
    palette
University Seminar Series on Conservation Science:
Price Auditorium
Art Institute of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave. 60603
Chicago, IL
Friday October 19, 2007

You are cordially invited to the continuing series of seminars on
Conservation Science, a part of the Art Institute of
Chicago/Northwestern University Collaborative Program in
Conservation Science supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The goal of these seminars is twofold: to educate scientists and
engineers on the opportunities and unsolved problems in conservation
science and to inform conservators, curators and conservation
scientists about the techniques and expertise available in science
and engineering which might be brought to bear on conservation
science problems.

9-9:15am            Welcome
                    Francesca Casadio
                    The Art Institute of Chicago

9:15-10:15am        Stuart G. Croll
                    Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials
                    North Dakota State University
                    "Changes in Paint Technology from 1930 to 1950"

10:15-10:45am       Coffee break

10:45-11:45am       Christopher McGlinchey
                    The Museum of Modern Art
                    "The Influence of Early Consumer Paints (1880 -
                    1940) on Artist's Technique and Thought"

11:45am-12:15pm     Gwenaelle Gautier and Kim Muir
                    The art Institute of Chicago
                    "Investigating Ripolin: correlating visual
                    observations and scientific analysis"

12:15-1:45pm        Lunch Break

2-3pm               Marilyn Mc Cully
                    Independent scholar
                    Keynote address: "Gloss"

3-4pm               Panel discussion and conclusive remarks:

                        Ann Hoenigswald
                        National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

                        Narayan Khandekar
                        Straus Center for Conservation, Harvard
                        University Art Museums, Boston

                        Jan Marontate
                        Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada

Please RSVP to

    Jann-Nicole Trujillo
    Secretary and Assistant to the Executive Director of
    Conservation
    312-443-3638
    jtrujillo [at] artic__edu

by Monday, October 1, 2007.

Participation is free, thanks to the generous support of the Andrew
W. Mellon Foundation, but you need to register in order to attend
this Seminar. Please feel free to share this information with anyone
who could be interested in listening to the talks and contribute
their opinions to the discussion.

Please enter the Museum through the Michigan Avenue entrance. As
this event will begin before the opening of the Museum to the
public, you are kindly requested to be diligent with your RSVPs, as
we will have to register everybody with Security.

See also: The Art Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University's
collaborative program in Conservation Science:
<URL:http://www.matsci.northwestern.edu/aic/>

Francesca Casadio, PhD
Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Scientist
The Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Ave.
60603-6110 Chicago
312-857-7647
Fax: 312-541-1959


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