Saturday, March 10
10 a.m. (Doors open at 10 a.m. | Event starts at 10:15 a.m.)
Professional conservators receive training in chemistry, anthropology, materials science, and art history in order to fend off the many causes of deterioration that threaten the longevity of artworks. This panel discussion will explore the methods that conservators use to preserve works of art, with special focus on the materials, techniques, and challenges related to conservation of works of art from India. The conversation features prominent professionals working in India as well as those with expertise treating the collections of Indian art that reside outside the subcontinent.
FREE (free ticket available in the ticketing link below)
Featured: Kripal, “Delighted at the Prospect: the Nayika Mudita,” ca. 1665. Opaque watercolor, gold, silver and beetle carapaces on paper. Edwin Binney 3rd Collection. 1990.1039