Conservation in the Galleries
Apr 14, 2017
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Learn what it takes to preserve a painting (and frame) for posterity.
Conservator Mark Lewis and NEH Conservation Fellow Julie Ribits, who were recently featured in The Virginian-Pilot, welcome your questions as they work in our skylit Gallery 205.
At right in the photo is Anthony Van Dyck’s masterwork St. Sebastian, an oil-on-canvas work that dates to around 1623. With the painting beautifully restored, the pair turned to the deeply textured and patterned frame.Import to Calendar Share