Conservation
Conservation Fellows

The Conservation Fellows group is committed to supporting the Museum’s conservation initiatives. Participants engage in ongoing discussions regarding trends and challenges specific to the preservation of works included in current exhibitions or unconventional works of art in the Whitney's collection.


Janurary 16, 2018
Art as Process: Jimmie Durham: Materials and Meaning
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, Elisabeth Sussman, and Margo Delidow

October 5, 2017
Art as Process: Activating Calder
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro and Eleonora Nagy

March 20, 2017
Art as Process: The
2017 Whitney Biennial: Unpacking the Technical Challenges
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro

January 10, 2017
Art as Process: The Preservation of Time-Based Media in
Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro with special guest artist Anthony McCall

September 28, 2016
Art as Process: The Challenge of Ephemeral Art

Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro

January 26, 2016
Art as Process: Frank Stella: A Retrospective

Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro

October 8, 2015
Art as Process: Archibald Motley and the Diversity of Oil Paint
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro and Carter Foster

May 15, 2015
Private Viewing of the new Bucksbaum, Learsy, Scanlan Conservation Center and Sondra Gilman Study Center
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro and Carter Foster 

February 10, 2015
Art as Process: Exclusive Visit to the Cy Twombly Foundation
Tour and lecture by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro

September 16, 2014
Art as Process: Jeff Koons

Led by Scott Rothkopf, Joshua Rosenblatt, and Margo Delidow

January 23, 2014
Art as Process: Visit and Tour of Donald Judd’s Studio

Led by Eleonora Nagy

September 17, 2013
Art as Process: Hopper Drawing

Led by Carter Foster and Matthew Skopek

May 6, 2013
Art as Process: Looking at
Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective through the lens of artist and conservator
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro

April 10, 2012
A Spotlight on Conservation: Conserving Calder’s Circus

Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, Eleonora Nagy, Joan Simon, and Anita Duquette

March 22, 2011
A Spotlight on Conservation: Singular Visions

Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro and Scott Rothkopf

November 8, 2010
A Spotlight on Conservation: Paul Thek

Led by Eleonora Nagy

May 11, 2010
Dialogues on Materiality: In Conversation with Artist Dario Robleto

Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro and Dario Robleto

March 31, 2010
Dialogues on Materiality: Conserving the Whitney Biennials

Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro

October 26, 2009
Dialogues on Materiality: Presenting Georgia O’Keeffe

Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro and Dale Kronkright

May 12, 2009
Restoring a Twelve-Foot Ice Bag
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro and Eleonora Nagy

April 6, 2009
Mark Rothko’s Mural Commissions
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro

November 12, 2008
Encountering Jackson Pollock
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro

May 21, 2008
The Lure of the Object: 2008 Biennial
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro and Matthew Skopek

February 26, 2008
An Investigative Eye into the Practice of Jackson Pollock and Donald Judd
Led by Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, Narayan Khandekar, and James Martin