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Online course on care of paintings

From: Helen Alten <helen<-at->
Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
MS 227: Care of Paintings
Instructor: Victoria Montana Ryan
Price: $495
Sep 4 - Oct 12, 2012
Location: Online at <URL:http://www.museumclasses.org>

Description: Caring for paintings requires some knowledge of the
component structure of paintings and the reaction of those
components to both natural and man-made environments. This course
looks at the painting structure, the effects of damaging
environments, and proposes simple steps for basic care. Topics
include the structure of paintings, proper condition reporting with
standard damage vocabulary, and basic care and handling including
environments, storage, and transport. The course is intended to help
those entrusted with the care of paintings in any environment.

Logistics: Participants in Care of Paintings work through sections
on their own. Materials and resources include online literature,
slide lectures and dialog between students and the instructor
through online forums. Care of Paintings runs six weeks. To reserve
a spot in the course, please pay at
<URL:http://www.collectioncare.org/tas/tas.html> If you have trouble
please contact Helen Alten at helen<-at->collectioncare<.>org

The Instructor: Victoria Montana Ryan Victoria Montana Ryan is a
former Assistant Professor for the Conservation of Paintings at
Queen's University Kingston, Ontario and former adjunct faculty
member at the University of Denver where she was conservator of
paintings at the Rocky Mountain Conservation Center for over a
decade. Victoria Montana Ryan received her Master of Art
Conservation from Queen?s University and a Master of Arts degree
with an emphasis in Art Education/Museum Studies from the University
of New Mexico. Ms. Ryan has authored papers on the care of
paintings, integrated pest management, and the importance of working
with appraisers; she has also appeared on the Discovery Channel to
discuss care of personal treasures. A Fellow of the American
Institute for Conservation, Ms. Ryan is also a member of the Western
Association for Art Conservation and the Canadian Association for
Conservation. She resides in Colorado Springs, CO where she operates
her private conservation practice, Art Care Services, to serve the
conservation needs of museums, historical societies, public and
private collectors, institutions, corporations, and municipalities,
focusing on the care and preservation of works of art. For more
information visit her web site Art Care Services

Brad Bredehoft for Helen Alten
Northern States Conservation Center


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