A Key to the Past: The Original Piano from the...
This piano is so important in the city of Indianapolis, and this is one of my favorite blog posts by one of my students from our class last semester.
What does a nerd do while his daughter is on the...
Make a Wikipedia article about the best work of art by Jean Tinguely in the United States. Go have a look and fix and typos I’ve left behind, or add more knowledge …
Did you know you can e-volunteer for the IMA from...
The IMA’s e-volunteer program is starting to take off. Recently volunteers created a list of the 100 Most Important Artworks at the IMA, and now are starting to work through the list to make articles about every one. Last summer we documented all of the outdoor artworks on the 150 acre campus. What’s next? Whatever you want to do to help create information about IMA artworks...
No Preservatives | News and Notes
This month on my Art 21 Column I look around for news and notes from the field of contemporary art conservation.
Getting Organized for the AIC Annual Meeting Next...
For the past two years Carolyn Riccardelli, a conservator at the Met, has made a chart to help organize the many concurrent meetings at AIC. She just released this year’s version last week. Go here for some organization in your life.
I was thrilled to discuss my conservation work at the Indianapolis Museum of Art with Jeffrey Inscho at Static Made for this week’s Podcast. In this podcast I discuss technology and conservation at the IMA, and also chat about my work in Wikipedia. I’ll be giving a presentation about WikiProject Public Art at the upcoming American Institute for Conservation’s Annual Meeting...
Which side are you on?
Having conservators perform treatments in the gallery is the most successful way to generate funding for museums and raise awareness about the profession. This is the second statement being argued at the 2012 Great Debate at AIC. Come hear some of the best and brightest give an argument for and against it next week at the Annual Meeting. More info here.