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STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 2

Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time
04:30 PM–07:00 PM

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STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 2

Ancient: How Old Is It?

Determining the date of an object is a complex process. Any investigation must combine art historical knowledge about style and function and scientific knowledge about materials and techniques of manufacture. In some cases, as with ceramics and wood, scientific techniques can be used to determine the date of manufacture. More often, such findings are not as straightforward.

In this session we will use case studies from both the ancient Mediterranean world and the New World to illustrate how science and technology can be used to answer questions concerning the dating and authenticity of an artwork.

Add to Calendar 22-10-2014 16:30:00 22-10-2014 19:00:00 15 STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 2 In the second workshop of this four-part series, join Walters conservators, scientists and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This session will focus on objects from the ancient collection. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false dd/MM/YYYY

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