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Conservation of Paintings-Smithsonian Institution Haiti Cultural Recovery Project. by Viviana Dominguez: art.conservation.services@gmail.com

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Photo: From left to right Erntz Jeudy, Jean Menard Derenoncourt and Viviana Dominguez.

Thousands of paintings have been rescued from the rubble of collapsed museums and galleries in Port-au-Prince after the devastating earthquake of January 2010. The artwork was brought to the Smithsonian Institution’s Haiti Cultural Recovery Center (CRCH) to be conserved by US professionals under the direction of Chief Conservator Stephanie Hornbeck.

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