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TEFAF TALKS

A Dedication to Conservation: Safeguarding the Future of the Field

This conversation on conservation, in collaboration with ICOM-CC, explores current efforts and future opportunities in the field of conservation

Overview

This conversation on conservation, in collaboration with ICOM-CC, explores current efforts and future opportunities for the field of conservation. The conversation spotlights the upcoming conservation of Pietro Francavilla’s Venus with a Nymph and Satyr (1600), for which the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art received the 2024 TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund, and delves into the connections between restoration funding, education, and their vital roles in supporting conservation efforts.

TEFAF Talks are interactive panel discussions exploring today’s most fascinating topics in the worlds of art, antiques, and design. Paired with leading content partners, these talks showcase the knowledge of leading experts in the broader TEFAF community. This talk is presented in partnership with ICOM-CC and moderated by Carolyn Riccardelli, conservator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Panelists

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Carolyn Riccardelli Objects Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Matthew Hargraves Director, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
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Nina Owczarek Assistant Professor in Conservation, University of Delaware
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Sarah Nunberg Objects Conservator

Pietro Francavilla’s Venus with a Nymph and Satyr (1600)