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Panel discussion on conservation education

From: John Scott <jscott>
Date: Thursday, February 3, 1994
Special event during College Art Association annual conference
February 16, 1994, 7:15 pm,
Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

New York Conservation Association
"Conservation Education," Fifth Program in 1993-1994 Series

February 16, 1994 at 7:15 pm, followed by Oak Room reception

    Institute of Fine Arts
    New York University
    1 East 78th Street (NE corner at Fifth Avenue)
    New York, NY

By subscription, or at the door: $7, students $4, IFA free [NYCA
programs are mainly funded by subscriptions and admissions.]

A panel discussion with audience participation, intended to widen the
scope of contemporary discussions and planning of conservation education
to include the present state and future prospects of educational
resources outside the university conservation schools. Each panelist
works with such a resource. This program is designed for the general art
community, for academic students and advisors, and for conservators.
Several pages of current information on conservation education will be
handed out.

Moderator: Sarah Lowengard, textile conservator and educator in History,
Art History and Conservation, NYC.

Lisa Ackerman is Vice President of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. A
major source since 1929 of philanthropy in collection and distribution
of European art, in restoration of European art and monuments, and in
nurturing competence in art historians and art conservators, The Kress
Foundation has awarded hundreds of fellowships to young conservators for
further experience after completing formal study.  Originally educated
in the History of Art, Ackerman has since 1982 been increasingly
instrumental in Kress Foundation programs, which she now administers and

Thomas Branchick is Paintings Conservator (since 1981) and Head of
Department at the Williamstown Regional Art Conservation Laboratory
(Williamstown, MA, est'd 1976).  WRACL trains conservation interns, and
WRACL staff including Branchick annually co-teach a required course for
History of Art graduate students at Williams College.

Mary Wood Lee is Director of The Campbell Center for Historic
Preservation Studies (Mt. Carroll, IL, est. 1979).  The Center offers
mid-career training for those in the fields of historic preservation,
collections care, and conservation. Lee is a paper conservator,
previously at the Pacific Regional Conservation Center, Honolulu.

(Please post, copy, distribute this notice.)

John Scott

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Received on Thursday, 3 February, 1994

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