New space for ancient Yale treasures
West Campus offers the space and scientific expertise to explore, present, and preserve Yale’s art treasures in innovative ways. The recent hiring of art conservation specialist Paul Whitmore from Carnegie Mellon completes a team of experts who will oversee this ambitious effort.
In these video clips, Whitmore and three other Yale visionaries discuss their plans to use the 400,000-square-foot Yale Collection Study Center to preserve and study Yale’s vast art, cultural heritage, and natural history collections.
Sparking cross-campus collaborations
Treating Yale’s vast collections
Exploring the science of preservation
Answering conservators’ questions