YALE UNIVERSITY 2023 HBCU Student and Mentor’s Institute in Technical Art History (SMITAH)
The Alliance of HBCU Museums and Galleries is partnering with Yale Center for British Art and Yale University Art Gallery
HBCU SMITAH is a one-week introduction to conservation and technical art history. With the overarching theme of “light,” students will go behind the scenes at these museums to explore topics related to the materiality of art materials. Students will try their hand at conservation treatments and attend a keynote event by an artist in conversation with a conservator.
The program will provide the following:
Photo credit: Jessica Smolinski
Who Should Apply?
Students interested in material culture. Students who have an interest in conservation are encouraged to apply, as are visual artists, art historians, and anyone else who relates to this material.
Thank you to our generous sponsor, the Kress Foundation.