Conservation Projects with the Amon Carter Museum of American Art
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is home to the only museum conservation studio in North Texas specializing in the preservation of photographs and works of art on paper. It is staffed by Fernanda Valverde, Conservator of Photographs, and Jodie Utter, Conservator of Works on Paper.
The Amon Carter’s 1,200-square-foot conservation studio is fully furnished with fundamental analytical and imaging instruments, along with advanced equipment for the specialized treatment of photographs and works on paper. It allows conservators to perform thorough examination, documentation, and treatment of works of art, as well as conduct preliminary testing of materials used by artists, conservators, and other museum personnel.
The conservation studio at the Amon Carter collaborates with the O’Donnell Institute and The University of Texas at Dallas on the following projects: