4 Results for tag "Conservation"
Inside the Textiles Lab
In a brightly lit lab on the first floor of the Collections Building in the Bruton Heights complex, conservators Gretchen Guidess and Jacquelyn Peterson-Grace balance preservation with esthetics, all while performing intricate work that is necessary but nearly imperceptible to most observers.
Sir Reginald Cleans up Nicely
When you work with The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s art collection, it’s hard not to develop a favorite. One of the objects I find most enchanting is a turtle soup tureen (1991-693,A) that has been on display at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum in the Henry H. Weldon Gallery’s “Revolution …
Conservation of the Menokin Stairway
With the expansion of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, new galleries provide exciting possibilities for new exhibitions. A bold and dramatic new arrangement features several architectural fragments displayed on the high walls of the skylit Pamela J. and James D. Penny Court, in the heart of the Dewitt Wallace …
What Can Paint Analysis Tell Us About the Bray School?
The discovery and examination of the Williamsburg Bray School has been an important and exciting project for William & Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (CW), particularly CW’s Department of Architectural Preservation and Research, working in collaboration with the Department of Conservation.