The Kress Collection encompasses more than 3,000 works of European art, and is distinguished for its abundance of Italian Renaissance paintings. The Collection was donated to scores of regional and academic art museums.
The Samuel H. Kress Foundation devotes its resources to advancing the history, conservation, and enjoyment of the vast heritage of European art, architecture, and archaeology from antiquity to the early 19th century.
Rupert Featherstone | 2018 Samuel H. Kress Lecture in Conservation
The Institute of Fine Arts hosts the annual Samuel H. Kress Lecture which presents important issues within the fields of paintings conservation and technical art history.
The 2018 Kress Lecture in Conservation was given by Rupert Featherstone, Director of the Hamilton Kerr Institute and Assistant Director, Conservation at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, on the theme of intervention.