World Monuments Watch Day: A Panel Discussion


 
In celebration of Chinati’s inclusion on the 2014 World Monuments Watch list, and as part of its ongoing Chinati Presents series, the Chinati Foundation hosted a Watch Day on Saturday, August 2, 2014 to raise awareness of the museum’s preservation efforts.

Watch Day events included this panel discussion on the history, installation, and ongoing conservation efforts of the artillery sheds. Panelists included Frank Sanchis (Director of the World Monuments Fund United States Program), Lonn Taylor (local Marfa historian and former Smithsonian curator), Jenny Moore (Chinati Executive Director), Rob Weiner (Chinati Associate Director), Bettina Landgrebe (Chinati Director of Conservation); James Parker (Senior Principal and Structural Engineer of Simpson, Gumpertz and Heger), and John Fidler (Preservation Architect and President of John Fidler Preservation Technology).

August 2, 2014.  Crowley Theater, Marfa, TX. Lights and video by Rob Crowley, sound by Gory Smelley.