2016 SR2A ConferenceNew Course Offering by NU-ACCESSWelcome Emeline!Rare Use of Blue Pigment Found in Ancient Mummy PortraitsLight Reveals New Details of Gauguin's Creative ProcessNorthwestern Engineering Student's Work on Display at the Art Institute of ChicagoWho Knew There Was So Much to Blue?Apply for an External Project Grant or an Internal Exploratory Grant

2016 SR2A Conference

The 2016 Synchotron Radiation and Neutrons in Art & Archaeology Confernce will take place on September 6-9 at the Art Institute of Chicago.

New Course Offering by NU-ACCESS

Materiality in Art and Archeology: An Introduction to Archaeological Science and Technical Art History is offered in Spring 2016 and taught by Marc Walton, NU-ACCESS Sr. Scientist.

Welcome Emeline!

Welcome Emeline Pouyet, new Postdoc Fellow!

Rare Use of Blue Pigment Found in Ancient Mummy Portraits

NU-ACCESS and the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology investigate the materials the painters used nearly 2,000 years ago.

Light Reveals New Details of Gauguin's Creative Process

NU-ACCESS collaboration leads to surprising explanation.

Northwestern Engineering Student's Work on Display at the Art Institute of Chicago

Emilie Campbell helped analyze James Ensor's The Temptation of Saint Anthony.

Who Knew There Was So Much to Blue?

NU-ACCESS senior scientist, Marc Walton, studies blue's invention and reinvention throughout history.

Apply for an External Project Grant or an Internal Exploratory Grant

The Northwestern University/Art institute of Chicago Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts (NU-ACCESS) is seeking both external project proposals and internal exploratory proposals.

The Northwestern University/Art Institute of Chicago Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts (NU-ACCESS) is a collaborative endeavor in conservation science that pursues objects-based and objects-inspired scientific research to advance the role of science within art history, curatorial scholarship, archaeology, and conservation. The goals of the collaborative program are to enrich the breadth, scope, and reach of scientific studies in the arts and in the wider field of conservation in the United States and abroad, by leveraging resources at the Art Institute and materials-related departments at Northwestern University. This research and education initiative also provides enhanced training opportunities for participants through involvement in university-museum multidisciplinary programs.

Employment Opportunities:

Postdoctoral Fellow position opening.  Learn more.

 

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