The Science Of Art Conservation

Guests: Chandra Reedy Editor-In-Chief Journal of the American Institute for Conservation Director, PhD Program in Art Conservation Research University of Delaware Newark, Delaware James Reilly Director Image Permanence Institute Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, New York Paul Himmelstein Painting Conservator Appelbaum and Himmelstein Past President American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works New York, New York You name it, there's probably a museum that collects it. But no matter what a museum collects, time, pollution, and carelessness can slowly take a toll on its holdings. On this hour of Science Friday, we'll look at how science can be used to turn back time and restore historic objects and works of art, and at what steps can be taken now to help preserve the world's tresures for future generations.

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