Members Noontime Talk: Cleaning Sensitive Paint Surfaces*
Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 – Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
The unvarnished surfaces of modern paintings present challenges for conservators. Walter De Maria’s 1961 work “A Walk to Sign B” “B Walk to Sign A” consists of a pair of small, monochromatic white canvases. Learn about an innovative cleaning strategy that uses gel sheets to safely to remove layers of dirt and grime from even the most sensitive works in the collection with Andew W. Mellon Fellow in Painting Conservation Anne Schmid.
*This talk will take place in the main museum’s library. Space is limited and RSVPs are required
Held every Friday for a small group, Member Noontime Talks make exhibitions more intimate and reveal the collection as never before. To sign up, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are not currently a Menil Member, you can learn more and join here.
Members Noontime Talks are generously supported by Frost Bank.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Wednesday - Sunday, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday
- Free Hours: Always free!
Directions & Parking
- Free Parking
- Street Parking
- The Menil Collection parking lot is located on West Alabama between Mandell and Mulberry. Street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.
Special Offers / Dining
Bistro Menil offers European-inspired, American fare paired with craft beer, cask wine, and thoughtfully selected wines by the glass or bottle.
Events at The Menil Collection
Oct. 4 – Jan. 5, 2020
Jean-Jacques Lequeu: Visionary Architect, Drawings from the Bibliothèque nationale de France
Sep. 13 – Feb. 2, 2020
Mapa Wiya (Your Map’s Not Needed): Australian Aboriginal Art from the Fondation Opale
Nov. 10 – Nov. 10, 2019
Curator Talk with Paul R. Davis on Kunmanara (Mumu Mike) Williams
Nov. 14 – Nov. 14, 2019
Barry Bergdoll Lecture: Jean-Jacques Lequeu: The Architectural Imagination in the Age of Reason
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