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STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 3

Date
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time
04:30 PM–07:00 PM

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STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 3

Medieval and Renaissance: What Is a Fake?

Using technical studies of works in the Walters collection, participants will attempt to answer the question, What is a fake? Conservators, conservation scientists, and curators study works of art from different perspectives. When their observations are focused on a single work of art, many questions can be answered, but others—often concerning authenticity and dating—can also surface.

This session will use case studies with terracotta, ivory, and enameled objects to reveal some of the questions that have been asked and the techniques used to answer them.

Add to Calendar 11-19-2014 16:30:00 11-19-2014 19:00:00 15 STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 3 In the third workshop of this four-part series, join Walters conservators, scientists and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This session focuses on objects from the Medieval and Renaissance collections. 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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