A fundamental responsibility of the Museum is the prevention of deterioration of art and artifacts through control of the environment in storage and exhibition. Preventive conservation entails storing, displaying, handling and maintaining a museum's collections in ways that promote long term stability and do not lead to deterioration. philadelphia museum of art conservation science Wolcott, who curated the Library's exhibition, will discuss her new Transactions volume, Art, Science, Invention: Conservation and the PealeSellers Family. Her talk will draw links between Charles Willson Peale's interests and those of today's art conservators, and trace the history of conservation efforts in the United States and at the APS in particular.
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The Philadelphia Museum of Art is the cultural heart of a great citythe place for creative play, with a surprise around every corner. Science On Tap is a free monthly informal science caf series in partnership with the American Philosophical Society, Science History Institute, Mtter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, and the Wagner Free Institute of Science. Science on Tap takes place at National Mechanics Bar& Restaurant, 22 South 3rd Street in Old City. The following is a summary of the collaborative research by the Museums scientific, conservation and curatorial staff as presented in the paper, Figdor and the Medici: notes on the collection and display of Italian Renaissance furniture at the Philadelphia Museum of Art to 1930, including a technical study of a fifteenthcentury painted chest, Furniture History vol. XLV (2009) philadelphia museum of art conservation science A professor recommended that he combine his love of science and art and become a conservator. Now hailed as one of the best, if not the best, conservators in the U. S. Has treated the Liberty Bell, the inkwell from signing of the Declaration of Independence. IMLS National Leadership Grant to the Conservation Department, Philadelphia Museum of Art: Federally compliant protective clear coatings for metals October 1, 2008 September 30, 2011 Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. They are also members of the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) so membership in one of those museums allows for free admission to the Magic Garden. A small museum and open art space dedicated to mosaic with a variety of objects.