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Getty panel paintings symposium: facing the challenges of panel paintings conservation: trends, treatments and training

Symposium: 17 May - 18 May 2009

From the institute website

On May 17 and 18, 2009, at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation and the J. Paul Getty Museum will host a symposium entitled, “Facing the Challenges of Panel Paintings Conservation: Trends, Treatments and Training.”

This symposium will highlight recent developments in panel paintings research and conservation, ranging from specific treatment projects to related exhibition issues. The symposium will also include discussion of education and training needs. Symposium speakers and contributors have been invited from around the world and will include specialists in the structural treatment of panel paintings, as well as curators, scientists, and conservation specialists in related fields. The contributions to this symposium will be published as online proceedings.

NOTE: This symposium is open only to professionals and graduate students in the fields of art history, conservation, conservation science, museum studies, and other related fields. Bursaries are available for conservators an curators from Central and Eastern Europe

Download the symposium flyer (4 pp., 572 KB, PDF).

For more details, visit the institute’s website.

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