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The public face of conservation / edited by Emily Williams.
London : Archetype Publications : 2013.
Physical Description:
ix, 288 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Reference Library
AM141 .P93 2013 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Terms:
Cultural property -- Conservation and restoration.
Museum conservation methods.
Museum visitors -- Education.
Museums -- Educational aspects.
Museums -- Social aspects.
Williams, Emily.

  • Section 1: The public face of conservation
  • 'Culture and anarchy': considering conservation / Mary M. Brooks
  • Conservation curiosity: an irreversible trend / Lois Olcott Price and Lois Stoehr
  • Liverpool's Conservation Centre: fourteen years of public access / Siobhan Watts, Eleanor Baumber, Annemarie La Pensée and Sally Ann Yates
  • Fixing history: the public sphere and the transfiguration of conservation / Annlinn Kruger
  • Conservation outreach and issues of cultural authority: making inroads into a special interest community / John Watson
  • Textile conservation and the museum public / Caterina Florio
  • Conservation and the museum's new role / Maria Grammatikou
  • Section 2: Technical art history, technology and outreach
  • A picture is worth a thousand words: using X-radiographs of the National Air and Space Museum's spacesuit collection to promote preservation / Lisa Young and Mark Avino
  • Rivera returns to MoMA: the story of an exhibition / Cynthia Albertson and Anny Aviram
  • Change or damage? Using dissemination to encourage public involvement in conservation research / Naomi Luxford and David Thickett
  • Digital afterlife: modern technology reveals secrets of Brooklyn's mummies / Kerith Koss, Jakki Godfrey, Tina March and Lisa Bruno
  • Brining an old ship to new audiences: publicizing the USS Monitor conservation project / Eric Nordgren
  • Section 3: Conservation outreach and educational programming
  • Bridging the gap between science and art: a behind-the-scenes introduction to art conservation for science students from Thomas Jefferson High School in Alexandria, Virginia, at the Lunder Conservation Center, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery / Amber Kerr-Allison, Hugh Shockey and Milde Waterfall
  • From one student to many: multilevel approaches to conservation outreach in the K-12 arena / Sarah Barack and Beth Edelstein
  • Treasure keepers: a CSI approach to conservation for students / William Wagner and Abigail Schumann
  • Where art and science meet: education programming for Colonial Williamsburg's conservation exhibit / Patricia Balderson and Emily Williams
  • Behind the scenes at the Getty Villa: conservation outreach for kids / Colleen Snyder
  • Julia Child's kitchen as a conservation classroom / Mary Coughlin, Paula Johnson and Lauren Andersen
  • The conservation lab as a teaching resource Renée Stein and Kathryn Etre
  • Conservation outreach at the National Institutes of Health in the National Library of Medicine / Kristi Davenport and Holly Herro
  • Section 4: Exhibiting conservation
  • Conservation in the public eye: musings from the other side of the Glass / Suzanne Thomassen-Kraus
  • Quilts under the microscope: an educational iniative [sic] communicating conservation and care issues for quilts and heirloom textiles / Patricia Cox Crews and Marin Hanson
  • Conserving the Carolina Room / Shelley Svoboda
  • Making exhibitions of ourselves / Ian McClure
  • Presenting conservation: where art and science meet
  • Connecting to conservation at the Kelsey Museum / Suzanne Davis
  • Visitor research on conservation, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston / The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Through the looking glass: guest experience and the wondrous world of conservation at the Musical Instrument Museum / Irene Peters
  • The conservation window at the Walters Art Museum: building conservation support by creating public value / Jessica Arista and Terry Drayman-Weisser
  • Preserving ideas that are worth fighting for: textile conservation in the public eye at the People's History Museum, Manchester, UK / Vivian Lochhead and Leanne C. Tonkin
  • section 5: Conservation outreach and community involvement
  • Falmouth: a lesson in preservation / Matthew Webster
  • Lifting the barriers: widening involvement in conservation at the Museum of London / Helen Ganiaris and Rebecca Lang
  • Conservation outreach materials for a tribal museum without conservators / Ellen Pearlstein and Dawn Lohnas
  • Written in stone: the role of state government in approaches to cemetery preservation / Caitlin R. O'Grady, Joanna Wilson, Jolene L. U. Smith, Michael B. Barber and C. Diane DeRoche
  • Preserving the past through public outreach: the H.L. Hunley and a decade of discovery / Johanna Rivera and Raegan Quinn
  • Professional outreach and public conservation: examples from the Washington Conservation Guild / Howard Wellman and Lisa Young
  • Preaching preservation: extending knowledge beyond the conservation team / Christopher McAfee
  • Jamestown: putting a public face on conservation
  • Section 6: Discussion
  • Discussion from Exhibiting ourselves: presenting conservation / Emily Williams and Suzanne Davis.