News and Announcements
Launched in Spring 2016, Dr. Marc Walton’s course on the “Materiality of Art and Archaeology” brought together an interdisciplinary group of students in both Art History and Materials Science to work with and assess objects in the Block Museum collection.
Feb 22, 2017
“Materiality of Art and Archaeology: An Introduction to Archaeological Science and Technical Art History” offered in Spring 2016 at Northwestern University brought together an interdisciplinary group of students in both Art History and Materials Science to work with and assess objects in the Block Museum collection.
Oct 14, 2016
Observations and studies of masterpieces of Tuscan sculptors: The David of Michelangelo and the Triptych by Tino di Camaino. A lecture by Professor Marco Giamello at the Art Institute of Chicago, Fri., Oct. 30, 10:30am to 12:00pm, room 328, Sharp Building, 37 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL.
Oct 21, 2015
Who knew there was so much to blue? Presentation at the Firehouse Grill, 750 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Wed., March 18, 2015, 6:30 to 8:00pm
Mar 11, 2015
Marc Walton recreates a 15th-century alchemical recipe.
Feb 27, 2015
At Galerie vivienne, Paris, on December 4th-5th.
Dec 2, 2014
Fostering the Transatlantic Dialogue on Digital Heritage and EU Research Infrastructures: Initiatives and Solutions in the USA and in Italy
At the Library of Congress, Washington DC, December 1st-3rd.
Dec 2, 2014
At University College London, November 28th and 29th.
Dec 2, 2014
Lecture at Smart Museum of Art, Wednesday, November 19th.
Nov 11, 2014
Scientist studies blue’s invention and reinvention throughout history.
Nov 4, 2014
NU-ACCESS Senior Scientist, Marc Walton, will present a talk on blue at the 25th Anniversary Chicago Humanities Festival - "Journeys" - to take place September 25 - October 9, 2014.
May 4, 2014
Through the NU-ACCESS external research program, new partnerships have been established with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Smart Museum at the University of Chicago.
Jan 16, 2014
Marc Walton Joins NU-ACCESS as the Inaugural Senior Scientist.
Jul 25, 2013
NU-ACCESS has received a $2.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, expanding an innovative partnership between Northwestern and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Jan 31, 2013
Professors create technology to colorize archival photograph of Matisse masterpiece.
Oct 1, 2010
Aggelos Katsaggelos and Sotirios Tsaftaris collaborated with the Art Institute of Chicago on colorizing an old black and white photograph of a Matisse painting.
Jul 12, 2010
Art and engineering research at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Nov 1, 2009
Art and science are often depicted as polar opposites, but the truth is that these areas of study are far more connected than might be imagined.
Aug 31, 2009
How do you tell when, where and how a Picasso or a Matisse sculpture was cast? Could bronze sculptures have their very own DNA?
Aug 27, 2009
Students explore the intersection of science and art.
Mar 1, 2007
The Art Institute of Chicago and McCormick unravel the mysteries of art.
Mar 1, 2006
Northwestern has partnered with The Art Institute of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory on a long-term art conservation and scientific research program.
Nov 30, 2005
A shared interest in conservation.
Mar 1, 2005