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Soraya Alcala

American Museum of Natural History
Paintings Conservator
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Soraya Alcalá is a Museum Conservator. Currently, she is a consultant to The Hispanic Society of America, and she is collaborating with Conservator John Scott in the maintenance and conservation of the Outdoor Sculpture Collection of Princeton University. She organizes training workshops with the New York Conservation Foundation among other organizations. Soraya worked internationally on World Heritage Sites at Opera della Primaziale Pisana, Italy, and at Museu d'Art Nacional de Catalunya, Spain. She was an intern at the Science Department and Sculpture Department of the Victoria and Albert Museum, U.K. Soraya obtained her B.A. in Conservation of Cultural Heritage at the University of Barcelona, Spain and an MSc in Materials and Diagnostic Techniques of Cultural Heritage at Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry at University of Pisa, Italy.
Tuesday, May 30
 

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Wednesday, May 31
 

8:45am CDT

9:00am CDT

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10:30am CDT

11:30am CDT

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3:30pm CDT

018. (Objects) Development of a User-Driven Adhesives Database Riverside West Exhibit HallShaina Palmer • Andrea KI Hall • Robert Leheny • Molly McGath • Dr. Patricia McGuiggan • Sara Zaccaron 047. (Objects) Case Study of Regalrez 1126 Used as an Adhesive and Consolidant in the Conservation Treatment of an 18th Century Chinese Amber Cup at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Riverside West Exhibit HallTong Tong 052. (Paintings) Alternative methodology for traditional interventions: Loose lining in colonial paintings Riverside West Exhibit HallDamasia Gallegos • Ana Morales • Dolores González Pondal 062. (Objects) Evaluating (poly)ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) adhesives for use in wax conservation. Riverside West Exhibit HallMarina B. Gibbons 064. (Paintings) The Evolution of a Method: Optimizing the Use of Evolon® CR to Poultice Varnish on a Large Scale Riverside West Exhibit HallKari Rayner 074. (Paintings) The development and testing of Gel Cleaning Systems for Cleaning Inorganic Supports in Argentina, Curazao and the Dominican Republic. Riverside West Exhibit HallViviana Dominguez • Ruahidy Lombert • Giselle Canosa 084. (Paintings) Lifting the Microfiber Veil: Utilizing Evolon fabric at the Mauritshuis to remove aged varnish from Hendrick Heerschop's A Visit to the Doctor Riverside West Exhibit HallJulie Ribits 085. (Paintings) Future prospects of conservation treatments with a micro-aspirator tool Riverside West Exhibit HallFriederike Steckling • Markus Gross • Dr. Nadim C. Scherrer • Dr. Stefan Zumbühl 098. (Paintings) Performance evaluation of UV inhibiting acrylic resin coated glass with modern and historic glazing systems Riverside West Exhibit HallAndrew Fearon • Janelle Elyse Sahutski

4:30pm CDT

 
Thursday, June 1
 

10:30am CDT