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Program on lighting

From: Tiarna Doherty <dohertyt<-at->
Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The Lunder Conservation Center is hosting a program on "Gallery
Illumination:  LED Lighting in Today's Museums".  The program will
take place be on March 1, 2013 from 9 am to 4:30 pm at the
Smithsonian American Art Museum and national Portrait Gallery in
Washington, D.C. The program will provide extensive information on
the current state of LED lighting in museum from an exhibit design
and art conservation perspective.

Registration for this free program is required.  Please contact
Christopher Wayner <waynercl<-at->si<.>edu> for registration information.

    Jim Druzik
    Senior Scientist
    Getty Conservation Institute
    "In Search of Stability in Biblical Lands: Monitoring an

    Brian M. Kraft
    Head of Registration
    Minneapolis Institute of Arts
    "LED Lighting at the MIA: Process, Experience, and Results"

    Joseph Padfield
    Senior Scientific Officer
    The National Gallery, London
    "What Colour Rendering Index (CRI, Ra) and Colour Temperature
    Actually Mean: Comparing Light Sources and Light Exposure at The
    National Gallery, London"

    Naomi J. Miller
    Senior Lighting Engineer
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    "LEDs in Museums: They're New and Cool and Cute, but Do They
    Really Save Money and Energy?"

    Scott Rosenfeld
    Exhibit Lighting Specialist
    Smithsonian American Art Museum
    "How to Change a Light Bulb"

    Steven Weintraub
    Art Preservation Services
    "Are LEDs Ready for Prime Time in Museums?"

    Panel discussion with Richard Kerschner
    Director of Conservation and Preservation
    Shelburne Museum


    Gordon Anson
    Chief Lighting Designer
    The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

    LED lighting lab demonstration in first floor gallery and
    walk-through of American Art galleries that are part of the
    Department of Energy Gateway Project

For additional information and program updates please visit


Tiarna Doherty
Chief of Conservation
Lunder Conservation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum

                  Conservation DistList Instance 26:33
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Received on Wednesday, 9 January, 2013

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