Untitled (Dwarf Parade Table)

Making Art Last

Co-presented by the Getty Conservation Institute and the Getty Research Institute

Designed especially for working artists, this discussion will examine technical, ethical, and artistic concerns surrounding the preservation of contemporary art works. Join Tom Learner, the head of Modern and Contemporary Art Research at the Getty Conservation Institute, and Susan Lake, Chief Conservator and Director of Collection Management at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution as they explore the issues and uncertainties of artists working with modern materials and technologies, and how the conservation profession is trying to respond.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only. 

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

Public programs are made possible by Hammer Members and the generosity of Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and an anonymous donor.