To restore or not to restore—who makes the decision?

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To restore or not to restore—who makes the decision?

OI Museum Gallery Talk: "To restore or not to restore—who makes the decision? Restoration at the OI from the 1930s to the present"

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The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago 1155 E. 58th St. Chicago, IL 60637

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  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Join Laura D’Alessandro, Head of Conservation at the OI, for a tour of the museum galleries, discussing restoration of notable sculptures on display and how the choices made leave a lasting impression on visitors. The last stop on the tour will be a discussion of the restoration work carried out this past summer on the life-size male statue currently on display in the special exhibition Making Sense of Marbles: Roman Sculpture at the OI.

This event will be in-person in the OI Museum galleries; meet in the lobby of the OI building at 12pm to join the tour.

Registration Required (limited space).