Conserving Knowledge | Masterpiece Symposium 2020

How could conservation be more intrinsic to the public understanding of works of art? This discussion explores the relationship between conservation, curation and academic art history; considers how best to communicate information about historical materials, current conservation practices and historical methods; asks how conservation could become a more diverse and inclusive field, both as a profession and in terms of the objects that conservation departments prioritise; and thinks about what it means to put conservation on display.

Robert Price | Conservator for the French Sculpture Project, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Julie Ribits | Beverly and Gayl W. Doster Paintings Conservator, the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Cynthia Schwarz | Senior Associate Conservator of Paintings, Yale University Art Gallery
David Wheeler | Senior Conservator of Furniture and Decorative Arts, Royal Collection Trust

Chaired by Thomas Marks, Editor of Apollo
share: Alternate Text Alternate Text Alternate Text


Create your account to access your personalised dashboard.

Already have an account? Log in here

Confirm password is wrong

What are your areas of interest?

Antiques Classical Art Clocks & Watches Contemporary Art Design
Fine Art Jewellery Modern Art Photography Silver, Ceramics & Objets d’Art

I’d like to receive news and updates from Masterpiece I agree to Masterpiece London’s Privacy Policy

This field is required.

Please check your email and activate your account

Account already registered to this email. Click here to Login



If you don’t have an account, sign up to explore exhibitors’ artworks and register for exclusive events and benefits.
Create An Account Forgot password

Username not found

Password sent to your email


Your Account Successfully Activated
Click here to Log in

Please check your email and activate your account

Something went wrong