Art History & Art Conservation

Department of Art History & Art Conservation

Spaces available in upcoming Gilding Workshop

The Queen's University Art Conservation Gilding Workshop is pleased to announce that there
are currently spaces available for participants from outside the department to attend our highly
anticipated gilding workshop, given in the Art Conservation department by Sacha Marie Levay,
Frame Conservator at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
The workshop will offer an introduction frame history and restoration techniques, and provide
hands-on instruction in both traditional oil and water gilding, as well as a variety of finishing
techniques. Materials are included in the cost of the workshop, and participants will have the
opportunity to design a personalized test block which they may keep for their portfolio.
Students from the Art Conservation department are happy to welcome local artists, art
historians, and others in related professions to participate in this exciting opportunity.
The workshop will be held in the evening of February 8 and during the day on February 9 and
10, 2018 in the Queen’s Art Conservation Paintings lab. Cost is $300.00 (includes materials).
Interested parties should contact Courtney Books at or Julia Campbell-Such at or for details and registration.
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