2019 Yale University HBCU Student and Mentors Intensive in Technical Art History (SMITAH)


Affiliated Alliance Institution/Partner
Yale University, Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage
Kress Foundation
Program Dates
May 31- June 2, 2019
Number of Participants
15 students, 5 mentors
Program Summary
A week-long intensive in art conservation during which selected HBCU students learn and tangibly explore various aspects of cultural heritage preservation with the guidance of several members of Yale’s art conservation staff.
Program Goals
To inspire and encourage students to pursue or otherwise become involved in the field of art conservation through practical workshops and lectures. To allow HBCU mentors to participate alongside students in order to facilitate their work with students on their respective campuses throughout the academic year.