The GCI and the Dunhuang Academy announce the postponement of Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road, Second International Conference on the Conservation of Grotto Sites. Originally scheduled to take place at the Mogao grottoes, Dunhuang, Gansu Province, China, August 26-30, 2003, the conference has been rescheduled for June 28-July 3, 2004. The post-conference tour to Xinjiang is now scheduled for July 4-13, 2004.

For updated conference information, please visit the Conservation section of the Getty Web site ( or contact:

Kathleen Louw
The Getty Conservation Institute
Tel 310 440-6216
Fax 310 440-7709