Dr. Suzanne Lomax

Art Conservation Science

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Join Dr. Suzanne Lomax, an organic chemist at the National Gallery of Art, in her three parts series.

  • Part 1 - Discover what chemists do in conservation science in the arts.
  • Part 2 - Discover some of the instrumentation in conservation science, like an X-Ray Powder Diffractometer, which is used to detect crystalline materials at the National Gallery of Art.
  • Part 3 - Discover some of the techniques in conservation science, like how Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometery is used to identify binders, varnishes and much more at the National Gallery of Art.