Playing to the World: the Face of International Preservation

6 Nov

Please join us for our next event: “Playing to the World: the Face of International Preservation” at the Penn Museum on Wednesday, November 6th from 6:00-7:00 PM. This event is FREE for PACA members, $8 for non-members, and $5 for student non-members.

The evening will include six speakers.  Among the speakers will be Lynn A. Grant, Head Conservator, Penn Museum; Debra Hess Norris, Chair and Professor, Department of Art Conservation, University of Delaware; Gregory Landrey, Division Director, Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library; Dawn Lohnas, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; and Simon Martin, Associate Curator of the American Section, Penn Museum. The program will feature six “lightning talks” (short presentations of 5-7 minutes) focusing on global engagement efforts led by professionals in the local preservation community.


5:30-6:00 PM – Reception

6:00- 6:45 PM – Lightning Talks (order TBD)

6:45-7:00 PM – Q & A

The event will take place in the NEVIL ROOM on the SECOND FLOOR off of the African Gallery at the PENN MUSEUM (3260 South Street). For a museum map please visit this link and for information on parking or arriving to the museum, please visit the Penn Museum’s website at

If you plan to attend, please RSVP by Monday, November 4th and include “YES LIGHTNING TALKS” in the subject line of your email.

We look forward to seeing you in November!

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