December 2014 News

North wall of x-ray room with lead shielding in place
As part of the new IPCH Conservation Lab, a digital x-ray system is being installed. This system, which has an x-ray tube that operates between 5 and 300 kV, will have the...
Erntz Jeudy (L) and Racine Joseph (R) with portraits of Nissage Saget and Henri Christophe by Haitian artist Louis Rigaud
On December 15, 2014, Erntz Jeudy and Racine Joseph completed their residency as visiting conservation assistants at IPCH. Both were chosen from a group of highly skilled...
Yale delegation in front of the Smithsonian Castle (L to R): Matthew Jacobson, Laura Wexler, Lynn Cooley, Stefan Simon, Mary Miller, David Skelly and  Richard Bribiescas with Richard Kurin (Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, Smithsonian Institution)
On December 8-9, 2014, a delegation from Yale University held bilateral talks with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC on strengthening collaborative ties between...
IPCH Director Stefan Simon presenting his lecture at the Risk Management conference
At the conference Riskhantering och kulturvård (Risk management and conservation), co-organized by the Swedish State Board of Antiquities (Riskantikvarieämbetet) in...
Racine Joseph (L) and Erntz Jeudy (R) surface cleaning a painting by Haitian artist Louis Rigaud
Two Haitian conservation assistants, Erntz Jeudy and Racine Joseph, have been hosted as interns at Yale’s IPCH since November 2, 2014. Both are working with Matthew...