Art Conservation: Where Science and Art Meet

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Nina Roth-Wells holds a BA in French and art history from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, and an MA in art conservation, specializing in painted surfaces, from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. For over 20 years Roth-Wells has been a conservator in private practice in the state of Maine. She conserves paintings for both museum clients and private collectors. In addition to her conservation work, Roth-Wells is passionate about conservation education. She teaches professional development workshops to her conservation colleagues and an undergraduate introduction to art conservation course. In this talk, Roth-Wells will discuss how art conservation is a natural bridge between the arts and sciences and how concepts from art conservation can be used in an academic setting to forge interdisciplinary connections in innovative ways. 

If you are not able to attend in person, join us on the event live stream:

Sunday, February 12, 2023 2:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
160 West Burlington Street, Iowa City, IA 52242
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