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Symposium on varnishes

From: Jill Whitten <j-whitten>
Date: Friday, January 23, 1998
A Look at Varnishes: Historical and Current Materials and Practices
Symposium at the National Gallery of Art
April 20-21, 1998 Washington, DC

The two-day Symposium will include lectures on historical varnish
practices, current research, and practical observations. Panel
presentations will take place with conservators relating how their
varnish practices have evolved, followed by a group discussion.
Speakers include David Bull, Leslie Carlyle, Bradford Epley, Rene de
la Rie, Mark Leonard, Lance Mayer, Gay Meyers, Diane Modestini,
Andrea Rothe, Michael Swicklik, Jill Whitten, and Frank Zuccari. The
registration fee is $150 for the two-day Symposium.

A hands-on Workshop  to compare varnishes and varnishing techniques
will follow the Symposium, April 22-23. A separate application for
the two-day Workshop may be requested starting January 15. The
Workshop is limited to 20 participants, and the registration fee is
$250. If there is sufficient interest, the workshop may be repeated
at a later date.

For information or a registration packet contact

    Michael Skalka
    Conservation Division
    National Gallery of Art
    6th & Constitution Ave. NW
    Washington, DC 20565
    m-skalka [at] nga__gov

Phone Debbie Barclift at 202-842-6761 for a Workshop Application.

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