Grant from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training:
Center has received $25,000 from the
The Art Conservation Research Center (ACRC) in 2007 became affiliated with the Mellon College of Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Concurrently, Dr. Paul Whitmore was appointed as research faculty in the Chemistry Deparment.
The ACRC is now able to offer graduate degrees in Chemistry. Those interested should apply to graduate school through the Chemistry Department and contact us for current research opportunities.
Report to the National Science Foundation:
A report was prepared for the National Science Foundation explaining the rationale for targeted investment in conservation science. This report describes the nature of conservation science and its support role for conservation practice. A copy of this report can be found on our publication list (Conservation Science Research: Activities, Needs, and Funding Opportunities).
Carnegie Museum of Art and Library of Congress: Both institutions have an extensive Japanese woodblock collection covering the 18th and 19th centuries. We are in collaboration with the museum and library to survey the fading properties of the different colorants on these prints using the micro fading tester.
Micro fading tester demonstrations occurred at Carnegie Museum of Art-Pittsburgh; Harvard University Art Museums-Cambridge; Museum of Fine Arts-Boston; Museum of Modern Art-New York; National Gallery of Art-Washington D.C.; Pompidou Centre-Paris, France; Buffalo State College Art Conservation Department-New York; Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum-Boston; Winterthur Museum-Winterthur; Annual Meeting of AIC; Art Institute of Chicago-Chicago; Library of Congress-Washington D.C.
Anthology of works of Bob Feller:
"Contributions to Conservation
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