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From: Wednesday 15.03.17
at 9:00am
To: Friday 17.03.17
at 5:00pm

Architectural Paint Research 6th Annual Conference


Columbia University, 116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027, United States

The International Architectural Paint Research (APR) Conference will be held on the historic campus of Columbia University in New York.

APR is a multidisciplinary field, and this conference promises to bring together many members of this vibrant, creative community that includes historic paint analysts, scholars of historic interiors, art and architecture conservators, material scientists, decorative painters, preservation architects, and heritage managers.

The 2017 APR conference will be the sixth in a series of increasingly influential and groundbreaking conferences that brings together professionals from around the world to share their latest findings related to the study, analysis, conservation, and replication of historic finishes in the built environment. With over 30 speakers from 14 different countries, conference topics are not limited to paints, and include architecturally engaged finishes such as wallpaper, gilding, plasterwork, and wood finishes.

Previous APR conferences have been held in Sweden, England and the US. Each conference has resulted in an illustrated volume of peer-reviewed papers published by Archetype Publications Ltd., one of the world’s leading publishers in the conservation of art and antiquities and technical art history.


Early: $475 (until 31st December 2016)
Early Student: $75 (until 31st December 2016)
Regular: $600 (1st January to 15th March 2017)
Regular Student: $150 (1st January to 15th March 2017)

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