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Curator's Gallery Talks
Stephanie Schrader, associate curator of Drawings, and Nancy Yocco, associate conservator of paper conservation, lead a gallery talk on the exhibition. Meet under the stairs in the Museum Entrance Hall.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 2:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum galleries
Ready for Prime Time: Condition and Aesthetics in Old Master Drawings
The Museum's collection of Old Master drawings has been part of numerous exhibitions at the Getty Museum. But these old and fragile sheets may also have condition issues. While curators assess the qualities of a drawing, conservators evaluate condition and, when necessary, treat them in order to reveal the artist's original intent. Nancy Yocco, associate conservator of drawings, the J. Paul Getty Museum, highlights a number of such sheets.
Thursday, January 13, 2011, 7:00 p.m.
Getty Center, Harold M. Williams Auditorium
Removing the Veil: Drawing Conservation at the Getty
Discuss conservation practices, get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Getty's drawings conservation lab, and explore the exhibition The Secret Life of Drawings in this course. Nancy Yocco, associate conservator of drawings, the J. Paul Getty Museum and educators Alice C. Jackel and Noelle Valentino highlight the materials that form works of art and how they evolve over time. Course fee $20. Open to 25 participants.
Saturday, January 22, 2011, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Getty Center, GRI Lecture Hall