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Kelly Richardson (center, left) and Albright-Knox Godin-Spaulding Curator & Curator for the Collection Holly E. Hughes (center, right) give a tour of Kelly Richardson: Legion. Photograph by Tom Loonan.

After Hours at AK—Like New: The Challenges of Conserving Contemporary Art

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 ● 5:30 pm
8 pm

$15 general admission
$10 for Individual, Family, and Life Members
FREE for Corporate Members and Albright-Knox Members at the Professional level and above 

5:30 pm, Cocktail Hour/Networking
6:30 pm, Talk

One of the main functions of any museum is to store and care for its objects, so that they may be enjoyed by future generations. As contemporary artists increasingly turn to unusual materials to make their art, museums and their conservators must adapt, finding new ways to handle everything from electric motors to trash picked up off the sidewalk (yes, really!). In this After Hours at AK event, Godin-Spaulding Curator & Curator for the Collection Holly E. Hughes will be joined by Tracy Dulniak of Great Lakes Art Conservation to discuss the ways in which the Albright-Knox is tackling the challenges of caring for even the most unusual works of contemporary art.

Space is limited; RSVP/buy tickets online or contact 716.270.8247 or by Tuesday, March 12, 2019. 

About After Hours at AK

Connect with friends and like-minded peers for behind-the-scenes access to the Albright-Knox. Join us to mix and mingle at four engaging evenings throughout the year, with incomparable insights into the Albright-Knox’s collection and exhibitions. Learn More

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