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1999[edit | edit source]

Institution: Albertinum (Dresden, Germany)
Title: Restaurierte Kunstschätze aus Dredener Museen (Restored Art Treasury of Dresden)
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: July 8 - September 23, 1990

Institution: Braccio di Carlo Magno, Vatican (Rome, Italy)
Title: Michelangelo e la Sistina: La Technica, il Restauro, il Mito (Technique, restoration history critical reception)
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: March 25 - July 10, 1990

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1998[edit | edit source]

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1996[edit | edit source]

1995[edit | edit source]

1994[edit | edit source]

1993[edit | edit source]

Institution: Bronx Museum of the Arts (Bronx, New York)
Title: A New Deal for Public Art: Murals from Federal Work Programs
Topic/Brief Description: 10 years of work locating, documenting and conserving murals
Dates: through January 23, 1994

Institution: Castello Sforzesco (Milan)
Title: Un Museo da Sesprice: Dipinti Antiohi della Pinacoteoa del Castello Sforzesco
Topic/Brief Description: 55 restored paintings
Dates: April 7 - June 6, 1993

Institution: Chapelle des Morts (Monterchi, Italy)
Title: Piero della Francesca: La Madonna del Parto Restauro a Iconografia
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: July 10 - October 31, 1993

Institution: Denver Art Museum (Denver, Colorado)
Title: Centennial Exhibition
Topic/Brief Description: Collecting, preserving and interpreting works of art in the museum
Dates: summer 1993

Institution: Eglise des Carmes (Vic-sur-Seille, France)
Title: Saint Sébastien à la Torche by George de la Tour
Topic/Brief Description: Comparison of two versions and their x-rays
Dates: September 23 - November 14, 1993

Institution: Exhibition Gallery (York, England)
Title: Stop the Rot
Topic/Brief Description: (See also 1986 exhibits)
Dates: April 2, 1993 - April 13, 1994

Institution: Galeria de Pintura do Rei D. Luis (Lisbon)
Title: Dar Futuro ao Pasado
Topic/Brief Description: Conservation and restoration project in Portugal

Institution: Galerie an der Stadtmauer (Villach, Austria)
Title: Schátze der Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek
Topic/Brief Description: Restored books, 15th - 17th centuries
Dates: June 3 - 17, 1993

Institution: Galleria del Costume (Florence)
Title: Moda alla Corte dei Medici: Gli Abiti Restaurati di Cosimo, Eleanora e Don Garzia
Topic/Brief Description: Restored burial clothes
Dates: June 25 - December 31, 1993

Institution: J. Paul Getty Museum (Santa Monica, California)
Title: The Getty Kouros
Topic/Brief Description: A review of major scientific and stylistic studies conducted since its acquisition
Dates: January 19 - September 5, 1993

Institution: Musée des Tissus (Lyon, France)
Title: Restauration du Patrimoine au Musée des Tissus
Topic/Brief Description: (Catalog: Dossier du Musée des Tissus No. 6)
Dates: September 1993 - March 1994

Institution: Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte (Naples, Italy)
Title: Raffaello, Michelangelo e Bottega: I Cartoni Farnesiani Restaurati
Topic/Brief Description: Two restored cartoons - one for a Raphael fresco and one attributed to Michelangelo
Dates: April 28 - October 10, 1993

Institution: National Gallery (London)
Title: Making and Meaning: The Wilton Diptych
Topic/Brief Description: Scientific analysis of the Wilton Diptych
Dates: September 15 - December 12, 1993

Institution: National Gallery of Umbria (Perugia, Rocca Paolina)
Title: Piero della Francesca's Saint Anthony Polyptych
Topic/Brief Description: Recently cleaned altarpiece
Dates: May 18 - September 30, 1993

Institution: Nostra Signora della Misericordia, Santuario di Palazzo delle Arazie (Liguria, Italy)
Title: L'Antico Oratorio dei Santi Pietro e Caterina: Dipinti Restaurati
Topic/Brief Description: 18th and 19th century local paintings
Dates: June 3 - July 3, 1993

Institution: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, California)
Title: Preserving a Modern masterpiece: The Conservation of a Motherwell Elegy
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: September 30 - November 28, 1993

Institution: Tate Gallery (London)
Title: Turner's Painting Technique
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: June 22 - October 10, 1993

Institution: Ulster Museum (Belfast, Ireland)
Title: Treasured Objects Restored and Conserved
Topic/Brief Description: (Traveled to Armagh County Museum)

1992[edit | edit source]

Institution: Abegg Stiftung, Riggisbberg (Born)
Title: Precious Textiles Preserved - Textile Conservation 1990-1992
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: May 3 - November 1, 1992

Institution: City Hall (Puebla, Mexico)
Title: Conservation Today
Topic/Brief Description: Restoration of monuments and adaptive reuse in historic areas of Great Britain; see Royal Academy of Arts, Summer 1989
Dates: Spring 1992

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum (Cambridge, England)
Title: Conservation of Antiquities
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: October 1992 - ?

Institution: J. Paul Getty Museum (Santa Monica, California)
Title: Innocent Bystander: The Restoration of Orazio Gentileschi's, Mother and Child
Topic/Brief Description: The restoration of Orazio Gentileschi's "Madonna and Child", 1609 and three other Italian paintings badly damaged during the December 1999 attempt to overthrow Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu
Dates: through February 23, 1992

Institution: J. Paul Getty Museum (Santa Monica, California)
Title: Conservation of Wall Paintings of the Tomb of Nefertari
Topic/Brief Description: (Traveling exhibition: Centro Cultural/Arte Contemporaneo (Mexico City): spring 1993 and Fundación (Barcelona): fall 1993)
Dates: November 12, 1992 - February 21, 1993

Institution: Louvre (Paris)
Title: Les Noces de Cana de Véronèse: Une Oeuvre et sa Restauration
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: November 20, 1992 - March 29, 1993

Institution: Ministerio de Obras Publicas y Transportes (?)
Title: La Arquitectura en Esoena: Programe de Rehabilitación de Teatros Españoles del Siglo XIX
Topic/Brief Description: Rehabilitation and restoration of 19th century Spanish theaters
Dates: November 12, 1992 - January 17, 1993

Institution: Museo Nazionala di Saint Matteo (Pisa)
Title: Nel Secolo di Lorenzo: Restauri di Opere d'Arte del Quattrocento
Topic/Brief Description: 15th century paintings and sculptures restored over past 10 years

Institution: Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Florence)
Title: Casula di San Marco Papa, Sciamiti Orientali alla Corte Carolingia
Topic/Brief Description: Restored Carolingian silk chasuble and contemporary textiles

Institution: National Gallery of Art (Washington DC)
Title: Gerard David's St. Anne Altarpiece
Topic/Brief Description: Triptych temporarily united with seven paintings which formed the complete altarpiece; IR mosaics of underdrawings
Dates: January 26 - May 10, 1992

Institution: Palazzo Ruspoli (Rome)
Title: La Collezione Boncompagni Ludovisi: Algardi, Berninie la Fortuna del Antico
Topic/Brief Description: 25 restored sculptures
Dates: December 5, 1992 - April 30, 1993

Institution: Palazzo Vecchio (Florence)
Title: Il Maestro di Leonardo: Il Restauro dell'Incredulità di San Tommaso di Andrea del Verrochio
Topic/Brief Description: Restoration of Verrochio's sculptural group
Dates: December 5, 1992 - April 17, 1993

Institution: Palazzo Venezia (Rome)
Title: Correggio's Danäe and the Shower of Gold
Topic/Brief Description: Restoration of the painting
Dates: January 1992

Institution: Thjodminjasafn Islands (Reykjavic, Iceland)
Title: Architectural Conservation in Iceland
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: June - October, 1992

1991[edit | edit source]

Institution: Fundaçao Calouste Guibenkian (Lisbon)
Title: Recuperaçáo de Teatros de séc XIX em Espantia (Restoration of Spanish 19th century Theaters)
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: October 23 - November 7, 1991

Institution: Galleria Palatina (Florence)
Title: Raffaelle a Pitti, La Madonna del Baldacchino
Topic/Brief Description: Restored painting
Dates: June 23 - September 15, 1991

Institution: Hallwylska Musee, Livrustkammaren (Sweden)
Title: Bevarandets Hemlighet (The Secrets of Preservation Revealed)
Topic/Brief Description: Exhibition at the Royal Palace
Dates: opened 1991, permanent exhibition

Institution: Kestner - Museums (Hannover)
Title: Mumie und Computer: Ein Multidisziplinäres Forschungsprojekt in Hannover
Topic/Brief Description: Computerized analysis of mummies and their wrappings
Dates: September 26, 1991 - January 19, 1992

Institution: Museo Bardini (Florence)
Title: Quattro Tabernacoli dai Quartieri di Firenze
Topic/Brief Description: Four restored frescoes from outdoor tabernacles
Dates: December 12, 1991 - February 11, 1992

Institution: Museo Borgogna (Vercelli, Italy)
Title: Mostra di Opere d'Arte Restaurate del Territorio di Vercelli (1986 - 1991)
Topic/Brief Description: restored 16th - 19th century paintings
Dates: 1991

Institution: Museo Tesoro della Basilica de Saint Francesco (Assisi)
Title: Il Paliotto di Sisto IV ad Assisi: Indagini e Intervento Conservativo
Topic/Brief Description: Restored embroidered altar frontal commissioned by Sixtus IV

Institution: Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Krakowa (Crakow)
Title: 40th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Consulate Secretary of the Academy des Beaux-Arts de Cracovie
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: May - June 1991

Institution: National Gallery (London)
Title: Art in the Making: Impressionism
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: through April 21, 1991

Institution: National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)
Title: Soap Bubbles of Jean-Simeon Chardin
Topic/Brief Description: AATA 30-1136

Institution: Palazzo Ducale (Urbania, Italy)
Title: Trionfo di Carlo V, 1530: Storia di Stampe Ducali dal Ritrovamento al Restauro
Topic/Brief Description: Recently restored mid- 16th century engraving
Dates: July 27 - August 31, 1991

Institution: Palazzo Pitti (Florence)
Title: Michelangelo Merisis da Caravaggio: Come Nascono i Capolavori
Topic/Brief Description: Problematic attributions and technical evidence
Dates: December 12, 1991 - March 15, 1992

Institution: Phillips - Universität Marburg (Marburg, Hessen, Germany)
Title: Buchrestaurierung: Ein Werkstattbericht
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: April 25 - May 27, 1991

Institution: Rheinisches Landesmuseum (Bonn)
Title: Paul Clemen 1866 - 1947: Erster Provinsialkonservato der Rheinprovinz
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: October 1 - November 5, 1991

Institution: Rochester Museum and Science Center (New York State)
Title: Handle With Care: Preserving Rochester's Heritage
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: January 24 - March 24, 1991

Institution: Royal Museum of Art and History (Brussels)
Title: Presentation of the European Architectural Heritage
Topic/Brief Description: 1991 accomplishments of the 37 pilot projects of the Commission of the European Communities Program for the Conservation of the European Architectural Heritage
Dates: October 28 - December 21, 1991

Institution: University of Marburg - Library (Marburg, Germany)
Title: Buchrestaurierrung
Topic/Brief Description: AATA 34-616

Institution: Vecchio Palazzo Comunale (Figline Valdarno)
Title: Arte e Restauri in Valderno
Topic/Brief Description: Restored works from churches in Figline and other towns in the Valdarno
Dates: May 18 - July 7, 1991

Institution: Vorarlberger Landeomuseum (Bregenz, Austria)
Title: Angelika Kauffman, Restaurierungen
Topic/Brief Description: Restoration of many paintings in the museum
Dates: October 12 - November 3, 1991

Institution: Wawel Royal Castle (Cracow)
Title: Jan Vermeer Van Delft, St. Praxedis
Topic/Brief Description: Art historical and technical studies involved in the attribution of the painting
Dates: summer 1991

1990[edit | edit source]

Institution: Albertina (Dresden)
Title: Restaurierte Kunstschätze aus Dredener Museen (Restored Art Treasury of Dresden)
Topic/Brief Description: Conservation of works in all media from the collections of Dresden Museums. Organized during ICOM Congress in Dresden
Dates: July 8 - September 23, 1990

Institution: Braccio di Carlo Magno, Vatican (Rome)
Title: Michelangelo e la Sistina: La Techica, il Restauro, il Mito
Topic/Brief Description: Technique, restoration history, critical reception
Dates: March 25 - July 10, 1990

Institution: British Museum (London)
Title: Fake? The Art of Deception
Topic/Brief Description: Recent scientific advances in detection

Institution: Cathedral (Bergame, Italy)
Title: Restauro: Cappella Colleoni in Bergamo: Sculture
Topic/Brief Description: Restoration of sculptures executed in 1477

Institution: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery (Swansea, Wales)
Title: Painting Conservation: The Studio in Focus
Topic/Brief Description: Two paintings undergoing treatment
Dates: March 10 - 30, 1990

Institution: Hôtel de Suily (Paris)
Title: Saint-Sernin of Toulouse - Riches and Metamorphoses
Topic/Brief Description: Organized by the Caisse National des Monuments Historiques et des Sites; drawings, plans, models, and videotapes concerning restoration of Saint-Sernin from the early 1800's on
Dates: Early 1990

Institution: Manchester City Art Galleries (Manchester, England)
Title: Conservation Matters
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: through October 17, 1990

Institution: Musée de Carouge (Carouge, Switzerland)
Title: Jean-Daniel Blavignac: 1817 - 1876
Topic/Brief Description: Restorer of Swiss Monuments
Dates: November 1990 - February 1991

Institution: Musée des Beaux-Arts (Nancy, France)
Title: La Transfiguration by Rubens
Topic/Brief Description: AATA 29-2273

Institution: National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)
Title: The Feast of the Gods
Topic/Brief Description:
Dates: January - April 29, 1990

Institution: Orsanmichele (Florence, Italy)
Title: Raffaelio e Altri: Restauri dell'Opificio
Topic/Brief Description: Works in various media chosen to represent restoration techniques at the Opificio delle Pietre, Dure, Florence
Dates: June 10 - September 30, 1990

Institution: Palacio de Sástago (Saragosse, Spain)
Title: Joyas de un Patrimonio
Topic/Brief Description: Paintings and sculptures from the 15th, 16th, and 18th centuries which were restored over the past 10 years
Dates: December 23, 1990 - March 3, 1991

Institution: Palazzo Braschi (Rome, Italy)
Topic/Brief Description: Outdoor tabernacles in Rome and the need for their conservation
Dates: September 13 - October 28, 1990

Institution: Palazzo Reale (Caserta, Italy)
Title: Terremoto e Restauro Dicci Anni di Esperienze
Topic/Brief Description: Restoration after 1980 earthquake in Campania
Dates: December 22, 1990 - February 24, 1991

Institution: Saint Matteo Apostolo (Bomerano, Italy)
Title: Recupri e Restauri ad Agerola
Topic/Brief Description: 14th - 19th century works from Agerola and environs
Dates: July - October 1990