Denison Art Gallery Concludes 'Year of the Museum' Lecture Series
Posted: April 3, 2006
The Denison University Gallery concludes its "Year of the Museum" lecture series, with an address by Denison alumna Jill Sterrett '82, director of collections and conservation at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The lecture series is designed to address different aspects of museum collections. Sterrett will present "Piecing Together the Past: The Art and Science of Conservation" at 5 p.m. Wednesday (April 12) in Burke Hall (241 W. College St.). The lecture is free and open to the public.
Sterrett graduated from Denison in 1982 with a double major in art history and chemistry, earning her master of arts degree in conservation from the Cooperstown Graduate Program in 1986. She trained in conservation at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, the National Library of Australia, and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Sterrett has been on the staff at San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art for the past 15 years.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- Gallery Lecture Series presents the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's Director of Collections and Conservation Jill Sterrett '82 speaking on "Piecing Together the Past: The Art and Science of Conservation"; 5 p.m. Wednesday (April 12), Burke Hall (241 W. College St.). Free and open to the public. Contact 740-587-6596 to confirm information.
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