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Elsa Thyss

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Research Scholar
New York, NY
Elsa is the Research Scholar in the Department of Photograph Conservation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She holds a Masters degree from the 5-year Graduate Conservation Program in Management for Cultural Heritage at the Institut national du patrimoine, with a specialization in Photograph Conservation, and a degree in Art History from the Ecole du Louvre in Paris. Elsa’s previous experiences include graduate internships at the ARCP in Paris and at the Art Institute of Chicago. She currently serves as the ECPN liaison for the Photographic Materials Group, and is an English-French translator for JAIC article abstracts. Her three-year (2016-2019) technical research at the Met focuses on the glass plate negatives made by Ernest J. Bellocq in the early 20th century.
Tuesday, May 29
 

1:00pm

 
Wednesday, May 30
 

1:30pm

6:00pm

7:30pm

 
Thursday, May 31
 

8:20am

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Friday, June 1
 

8:00am

9:00am

9:30am

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1:00pm

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2:30pm

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5:45pm

7:30pm

 
Saturday, June 2
 

7:45am

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12:00pm

2:00pm

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