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Bean Distinguished Lecture Series - Scientific Investigation of Art: Seeing Objects in a New Light

In Person & Remote

April 8, 2024
4:30 pm EDT - 6:00 pm EDT
Location: Melucci Theater

Dr. Richard Hark, a conservation scientist at Yale's Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, will discuss how our appreciation of a work of art is highly influenced by the lens through which we view it.  Using examples drawn from the collections at Yale and the Victoria and Albert Museum, his presentation will describe the analytical tools that were used to coax objects into revealing their secrets.

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