Tuesday, March 22, 2016

April 9 - Technical Studies of Cultural Heritage: The Artist as Alchemist

Presented by
Lynn Brostoff, PhD
Preservation Directorate
Library of Congress

Lynn Brostoff, PhD, a conservation scientist in the Preservation Directorate at the Library of Congress, will discuss the analysis of museum collections and the alchemical origin of many
artists’ materials.

Lynn Brostoff received a master’s degree in polymer materials science from the University of Cincinnati and master’s in art history (and certificate in conservation) from New York University. She also holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. She has worked at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum Conservation Institute and the National Gallery of Art.

Saturday, April 9, 2016
2:00 pm (Note special start time)
Bethesda Regional Library
7400 Arlington Rd
Bethesda, MD

FREE admission – Everyone welcome, members and non-members

Refreshments and socializing after the talk.

For more information, call the 24-hour Skeptic Line at 240-670-NCAS (6227).