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Frequently Asked Questions

Please see below for answers to commonly asked questions. 


How to Apply

  •  Applicants must submit: a cover letter; a statement of purpose describing both the courses they teach and their interest in integrating technical art history into their teaching; and an academic and professional CV. Please submit applications to Elizabeth Williams, Special Projects Manager at the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, at by April 1, 2018 
  • Full-time faculty at North American institutions are eligible to apply; this includes faculty based at international campuses, provided the students earn degrees from the North American home university.


  • Participants will receive free housing and food in a Yale residential college, as well as a $61 per diem for the duration of the course. There will be no course fee. 
  • Yes, participants will be responsible for their travel to and from Yale. There is a small budget to support travel for those selected who would otherwise be unable to meet their travel costs.
  • New Haven has a small airport called Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN) that supports a very limited number of flights in and out of New Haven. Hartford has the Bradley International Airport (BDL) that is approximately an hour to the north of New Haven and serves as the primary airport for many students and faculty. Flights in and out of New York are also possibilities, and Amtrak and Metro North trains regularly run to New Haven.
  • Casual dress is acceptable for the STITAH course; please note that some hands-on sessions may be messy, and studio appropriate dress and shoes is suggested.
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