Brown Bag Lecture: Christy Cunningham-Adams

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Date(s) - 08/12/2015
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ketchum Hall, Veterans of Foreign Wars Building


Event Description

Christy Cunningham-Adams, Office of the Architect of the Capitol
“Much More than Landscapes, Part 2: Looking beneath the Surface to Restore the Original View”

Christiana Cunningham-Adams is an independent fine art paintings conservator who has lent her expertise in fresco conservation to the U.S. Capitol for two decades. After studying art history in Rome and graduating from the Istituto Centrale del Restauro in 1980, she completed an Advanced Painting Conservation internship at Harvard University’s Fogg Art Museum in 1981. A fellow of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works since 1993, and recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation Award in 2004, Cunningham-Adams has been the senior conservator and director of the Brumidi Corridors restoration project since 1991.

Pre-registration is requested.