Join the Oklahoma Registrars Association professional interest network for an interactive workshop involving forgeries and the science being used to discover the deception on February 13 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.
Participants will gain insight to the mind of forgers and the current process of authentication and an introduction to X-ray fluorescence (XRF). Attendees will get hands-on experience testing objects using XRF.
In addition, participants will tour the freshly opened exhibition, Intent to Deceive: Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World.
Colette Loll, founder and director of Art Fraud Insights, a consultancy dedicated to art fraud-related lectures, training, and specialized investigation of artworks, will be one of the speakers. The other speaker will be Dr. Bruce Kaiser, Chief Scientist for Bruker Elemental where he focuses on XRF applications for museums and universities world wide.
The Art Fraud Workshop will be held at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art located at 415 Couch Drive, Oklahoma City. There is a parking lot located to the north of the Museum and the parking rate is $10 for the day. For detailed parking information, visit www.okcmoa.com/visit/89-2/.
Registration for the workshop is $25 and includes lunch. The registration deadline is February 3. Space is limited to 20 participants. Register online here.
The Art Fraud Workshop is sponsored in part by the Oklahoma Arts Council, Kirkpatrick Family Fund, Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Bruker Elemental, Art Fraud Insights and the Oklahoma Registrars Association professional interest network.