The GCI announces its fall 2003 schedule for "Conservation Matters: Lectures at the Getty"—a public series examining a broad range of conservation issues from around the world. Lectures are held monthly on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. in the Harold M. Williams Auditorium at the Getty Center. Events are free, but reservations are required. To make a reservation or for further information, visit the Getty Web site. Reservations can also be made by calling 310 440-7300.

The Retablo for the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
October 16, 2003

John Griswold, founder of Griswold Conservation Associates, LLC, will provide an overview of the history of the retablo, from its dedication in 1687 in Spain to its current display in the Los Angeles cathedral.

The Impact of Modern Paints
November 20, 2003

Thomas Learner, conservation scientist at Tate, will address issues surrounding the conservation of modern paint materials, which have been available to artists since the 1950s.