Who Gets to Conserve Art and Material Culture?


October 14, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Allen Memorial Art Museum

Short Description: Nicole Passerotti '03 discusses current shifts in priorities and values in the field of art conservation.

Extended Description: Art conservators combine art history and science to study, preserve, and restore art and cultural heritage objects. Nicole Passerotti ’03, objects conservator and program associate for Andrew W. Mellon Opportunity for Diversity in Conservation at UCLA/Getty Interdepartmental Program in the Conservation of Cultural Heritage, discusses current shifts in priorities and values in the field, and the privilege of conserving physical objects and the stories they tell. | This free program will be held in the King Sculpture Court. | You may also watch the event on Zoom using this link: https://oberlin.zoom.us/j/89884118458 | Please note: the Zoom link will not be live until the event begins. | Image caption: Artist Claus Oldenburg leans against his "Giant Three-Way Plug." The outdoor sculpture has undergone conservation since it was first installed in the 1970s.

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Post Type: Presentation

Contact: ziatridi@oberlin.edu | 440-775-8665 | https://amam.oberlin.edu/

Sponsored by: Allen Memorial Art Museum

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