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Thomas Learner

Getty Conservation Institute
Scientist/Researcher
Los Angeles, CA
Tom Learner is head of the Science Department at the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI); he oversees all of the Institute's scientific research, developing and implementing projects that advance conservation practice in the visual arts. As a GCI senior scientist from 2007 to 2013, he oversaw the Modern and Contemporary Art Research initiative, during which time he developed an international research agenda related to the conservation of modern paints, plastics, and contemporary outdoor sculpture. Before this, he served as a senior conservation scientist at Tate, London, where he developed Tate's analytical and research strategies for modern materials and led the Modern Paints project in collaboration with the GCI and National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. Dr. Learner holds a PhD in chemistry from Birkbeck College, University of London, and a diploma in the conservation of easel paintings from the Courtauld Institute of Art.
Thursday, May 31
 

8:20am

9:00am

9:30am

10:00am

11:00am

11:30am

12:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

3:30pm

 
Friday, June 1
 

9:00am

10:00am

10:30am

11:00am

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:30pm

4:00pm

5:00pm

7:30pm

 
Saturday, June 2
 

10:00am