(WAG Lecture Series) Furniture Foundations: Case Studies with Kathy

Includes a Live Web Event on 07/19/2024 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Join the Wooden Artifacts Group for an insightful lunchtime webinar with Winterthur senior furniture conservator and WUDPAC professor, Kathy Gillis, as she delves into the fundamentals of furniture conservation.

This session will discuss basic treatments tailored for pre-program or early career professionals, while also welcoming established professionals seeking a review of the basics! Discover practical techniques, key principles, and insider tips crucial for preserving historic furniture. Whether you're just starting your journey in conservation or seeking to deepen your knowledge and refine your skills, Kathy's expertise promises to equip you with invaluable insights. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of furniture conservation in this engaging online session!

This session is free for WAG and AIC members and $10 for non AIC members. The webinar will be recorded and available for later viewing for registered attendants.

Kathy Z. Gillis

Elizabeth Terry Seaks Senior Conservator of Furniture

Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library

Kathy Z. Gillis Is currently the Elizabeth Terry Seaks Senior Conservator of Furniture at Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library.  Kathy is a graduate of the  Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (Class of 1993) with a specialty in Furniture Conservation.

Throughout her career she has held internships and positions at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Colonial Williamsburg, the J. Paul Getty Museum, The Oakland Museum of California, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco.

She has been active in the Wooden Artifacts Group (WAG) of AIC since 1992, serving as Program Chair, Specialty Group Chair, and Secretary/Treasurer over the years. One of her proudest accomplishments has been assisting in the organization of WAG's two Furniture in France Study Tours and the follow-up French-American Partnership.


Kathy Gillis Presentation
07/19/2024 at 12:00 PM (EDT)  |  60 minutes
07/19/2024 at 12:00 PM (EDT)  |  60 minutes