9:30 am – 5:15 pm
Learn more about the conservation treatment of Morris Louis’s painting “No. 11” (1961).
By Tricia O’Regan
Hanging a textile this large is always an exercise in carefulness and coordination.
Love and the Maiden offers an instructive lens into the Pre-Raphaelites’ materials and techniques.
By Elise Effmann Clifford
Women regularly used fans to convey emotions, flick away suitors, and keep themselves cool, causing the fans to tear and break.
By Anisha Gupta, Anne Getts, and Colleen O’Shea
Truth and Beauty features armor and stained glass from the Museums’ collections.
There were golden treasures on display in Truth and Beauty.
By Madison Brockman
The Textile Conservation Lab had two fascinating examples of the weaving technique “double weave.”
By Sarah Gates
Our museums host a unique collection of Genthe’s photographs of the 1906 earthquake and fires.
Learn what we discovered about hats, arsenic, and taxidermy for the Degas exhibition.
By Laura L. Camerlengo and Anne Getts
Research for our Degas exhibition sheds light on mercury and the origins of the “Mad Hatter.”
Pier Gustafson’s Father’s Suitcase is a one-of-a kind artwork.
X-rays can reveal a broken bone, but they can also give us information about what is happening inside inanimate objects.
By Catherine Coueignoux