Lowell Lecture

Gallery Talk: "Behind the Scenes: Seeing through the Surface of Art with X-Radiography"

Date & Time

Aug. 17, 2016 at 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.


Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
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Presenting Organization

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


The Arts

Learn how X-rays are used by conservators and get a behind the scenes look into the artwork on exhibit in the museum. Paper conservation fellow Maggie Wessling and object conservation fellow Casey Mallinckrodt will discuss the uses of x-rays and other imaging techniques used to examine and study artworks. Learn how the resulting information guides conservation treatments and adds to the knowledge about art.