LACMA Joins GREENART: The GREen ENdeavor in Art Restoration Project
LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - published a blog post on the Greenart project, Coordinated by CSGI. The three-years project, funded by the European Commission for Horizon Europe, aims to enhance the sustainability of art restoration practices while minimizing their environmental impact. GREENART is a collaborative initiative, uniting 28 institutions across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. It brings together experts from diverse fields, including scientists, researchers, and conservators from academic institutions, museums, and private enterprises. This multifaceted collaboration exemplifies the project's ambition to refine and establish environmentally friendly practices in art restoration.
LACMA stands as one of the three American institutions, alongside The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, participating in the GREENART Project, which spans from October 1, 2022, to September 30, 2025. At its core, this initiative delves into the exploration of ecologically conscious, sustainable materials for the preservation of cultural heritage.
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