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"Scientific Explorations of Cultural Heritage"
Dr. Glenn Gates
Director of the Science Laboratory
The Walters Art Museum
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Notre Dame University of Maryland
Doyle Formal Room
4701 N Charles St.
Speaker Info: Glenn Alan Gates, PhD. conducts research that merges chemistry and material science with art and cultural heritage. Since 2010, he has run the Science Laboratory at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, addressing questions surrounding the composition, construction, preservation and authentication of works of art from the past fifty-five centuries. This work includes ancient Egyptian statues, Roman portraits, Medieval manuscripts, Renaissance masterpieces, Impressionist paintings and Tiffany jewelry. Previously, he was the Head Research Scientist at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
|Price||Free to awardees; $20 for guests; $10 students. Payable at event|
| 12:30-1:30 pm ||Luncheon|
| 1:30-2:00 pm||Awards Ceremony|
| 2:00-3:00 pm|| Speaker Presentation|
* Awardees please RSVP with number of guests and any dietary restrictions