Stories for March 2014

In this Case: Visitor's Choice #2

March 27, 2014

Getting to know some of our visitors was the inspiration for a new blog series, Visitor's Choice. In this series, we ask our regulars about their favorite artworks and why they like them. Since everyone has a unique relationship with...


Conservation: Paint, Tape, and Sardines

March 25, 2014

Jessica Ford is a graduate intern in paintings conservation at the Lunder Conservation Center. She is completing her graduate work at the Winterthur program at the University of Delaware and is currently working on a number of projects with our...


In This Case: One More Snow Day

March 20, 2014

Winter paintings in the Luce Foundation's Case 38a Spring arrives today! And most people can't wait to shed their layers and bask in the sweet sunlight. But I happen to like gray skies, bundling up with a big coat, and...


Five Questions: Women in Jazz

March 18, 2014

Leigh Pilzer is one of the best and busiest saxophonists in the DC area. She will be part of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival Quintet performing on the Take 5! stage this Thursday, March 20th from 5-8 p.m. in...


Preserving William H. Johnson’s Works of Art on Paper

March 13, 2014

Im Chan, Smithsonian paper conservation fellow, examines William H. Johnson's Induction Center. As a Smithsonian Institution Fellow in Paper Conservation, Im Chan is spending the year in The Lunder Conservation Center's paper conservation lab studying and treating works on paper...