2015-07-30

words from the museum

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: What Happened Here?

In conservation, sometimes we have to form theories about what might have caused the damage to an artwork to better decide how it should be corrected.  What happened here?  This collar interior in a Geoffey Beene silk chiffon dress dates…

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It is usually easy to find a work of art that you like. It might be even easier to find one that you don’t like. Most of us know in an instant whether or not we like a work of…

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Join us for a My Favorite Things themed Summer Camp Next week from Monday July 27 through Friday July 10 from 9-4.  For each of the 8 weeks of Summer Camp, we’ll provide a sneak peek into one project campers will be creating! Check…

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In 1935, the Works Progress Administration was a government agency formed to provide work to millions of unemployed people during the Great Depression. Part of the agency, the Federal Art Project was an effort to provide relief to out-of-work artists.…