Category: Conservation

Nostell Priory painting conservation 2014

We take you behind the scenes to get a glimpse of the painstaking work that goes into the conservation of the paintings in the National Trust’s care at Nostell Priory. We follow the paintings as they are taken down from the Billiard Room and transported to the conservator’s studio. We see some of the processes

Sesame Street: Water Conservation

If you’re watching videos with your preschooler and would like to do so in a safe, child-friendly environment, please join us at http://www.sesamestreet.org Turn off the faucet to save water! Sesame Street is a production of Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit educational organization which also produces Pinky Dinky Doo, The Electric Company, and other programs for

Conserving Michelangelo

Watch a video showing the conservation of a Michelangelo drawing on loan from Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford, in preparation for the exhibition Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer. The Met’s paper conservator Marjorie Shelley takes us through the complex and delicate process of restoring this beautiful architectural drawing. https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2017/michelangelo Featured Artwork: Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564

Does Hunting Exotic Animals Help Conservation?

Many people have recently signed a petition to get a cheerleader from Texas kicked off Facebook for posting pictures of her hunting exotic animals! Does hunting these animals help conservation? Trace takes a look at a few recent cases to determine if hunting is somehow helping these animals. Follow DNews on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dnews Follow Trace