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Lectures on Winterthur-University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC)

From: Andrew Robb <preserve<-a>
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Lectures

"Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Winterthur-University of
    Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC)"
Library of Congress

December 1`, 2014
2-3:30 pm
Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building
West Dining Room, Sixth Floor
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC

Will also be streamed by live webcast.  Full instructions for
registering for the webcast available on

    <URL:http://www.loc.gov/preservation/outreach/tops/wudpac/>

In 1974, the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art
Conservation (WUDPAC) accepted its first graduate class of six
students towards a masters of science in the conservation of
artistic and historic objects.  With the graduation of the Class of
2014, the program has produced 364 conservators.

WUDPAC graduates have, in turn, taught and continue to teach
conservators and conservation leaders active today as well as the
next generation of conservators.  Several conservators at the
Library of Congress are graduates of WUDPAC and the Library's
Conservation Division has, since the 1970s, consistently hosted
WUDPAC students for their final-year internship before graduating.
Of the four speakers for the program, three completed their
internships in the Library of Congress Conservation Division.

This TOPS program marks the fourth and final in a series started in
2010 to commemorate significant anniversary years of the U.S.
conservation graduate programs that teach library and archive
conservation.

Speakers:

    Welcome and Introductions by Elmer Eusman, Chief, Conservation
    Division, Library of Congress and Andrew Robb, Head, Special
    Formats Conservation Section, Library of Congress

    Debra Hess Norris
    Henry Francis DuPont Chair of Fine Arts and Professor
    Art Conservation Department
    University of Delaware

    Lois Olcott Price
    Director of Conservation and Affiliated Assistant
    Professor
    WUDPAC

    Doris Hamburg
    Director, Preservation Programs
    National Archives and
    Records Administration

    Alisha Chipman, Photograph Conservator, National Gallery of Art

Andrew Robb
Head, Special Formats Conservation Section
Library of Congress Conservation Division


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