Three-Week Introduction to Practical Art Conservation, June 11-30, 2018

Affiliated Alliance Institution/Partner
University of Delaware/Fisk University/Lunder Conservation Center
The Kress Foundation, The University of Delaware, The Lunder Conservation Center
Program Dates
June 11-30, 2018
Number of Participants
(5 involved in this program only)
(10 involved in both the Fisk Museum Leadership Program and this program)
Program Summary
A three-week summer internship for HBCU students involving training in some basic art conservation techniques and the application of those techniques to one of Tuskegee University’s dioramas.
Program Goals
This program is divided into two segments of one week and two weeks in duration. The first week at the University of Delaware involves an introduction to several basic art conservation techniques. During the following two weeks students will go to one of three locations and work on one of three dioramas from the 1940 Negro Exposition.