Lecture on Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces

Posted on Apr 11, 2013

Five conservators gathered around a table, presumably doing solvent tests

Updates from the Getty Conservation Institute project Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces

PLEASE NOTE: venue has changed!

May 1, 2013 at 5:30 pm, MacMillan Education Center
The MacMillan Education Center in the Smithsonian American Art Museum & National Portrait Gallery
(Entrance located at the intersection of 8th and F Street NW, Washington, DC)

Presented by the Getty Conservation Institute and the Lunder Conservation Center, in the Smithsonian American Art Museum & National Portrait Gallery (Entrance located at the intersection of 8th and F Street NW, Washington, DC)

This evening lecture will be open to all museum professionals with an interest in acrylic painted surfaces. Presentations will provide a brief summary of the research and latest developments in the study and treatment of acrylic painted surfaces. Speakers will include Tom Learner, Senior Scientist, Getty Conservation Institute; Bronwyn Ormsby, Senior Conservation Scientist, Tate; Richard Wolbers, Professor at the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation and Chris Stavroudis, Conservator in Private Practice.

No RSVP required.