With the aid of modern CT scan technology, conservators are seeing ancient civilizations in a whole new light. From Egyptian High Priests and Peruvian artisans – whose remnants of day-to-day life are all but lost to time – we can now expose these cultures and link their very distant past to our present.
Join the Chicago Council on Science and Technology and a distinguished panel of experts from the Art Institute, Field Museum and Oriental Institute as they share their discoveries from the molecular to monumental.
Dr. James Cuno – President, Art Institute
Dr. Francesca Casadio – Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Scientist, Art Institute
Mary Greuel -Assistant Curator of Ancient Art , Art Institute
Mr. JP Brown – Regenstein Conservator for Pacific Anthropology, Field Museum
Dr. Michael Vannier, Professor of Radiology at University of Chicago Medical Center Laura D’Alessandro – Head of the Conservation Lab, Oriental Insitute, University of Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 South Michigan Ave – Fullerton Hall