The Clowes Pavilion Reimagined Online Resources

Inside the reimagined Clowes Pavilion, which opened in spring 2022, several artworks on view there were selected for a deeper dive. Video content was created to explore a variety of topics, including interesting results gleaned from conservation analysis and explorations of the historical background of several influential women depicted in paintings. For the benefit of our online visitors, this content is shared here.

Conserving an Artwork 

Go behind the scenes at De Wit Royal Manufacturers of Tapestry to see how this large-scale tapestry was conserved.

Conservation Investigates: How Artworks Change Over Time

Find out how Pere Valle’s 15th century artworks have changed over time with conservator, Roxy Sperber.

Conservation Investigates: Artist Materials and Techniques

Learn how analysis of pigments and paint layers teaches us about artist materials and technique with conservator, Roxy Sperber.

The Reign of Marie De Guise

Explore the reign of Marie De Guise, an influential ruler in sixteenth-century Scotland, with Dr. Amy Blakeway.

Eleanora Di Toledo: Fashion and Power

Meet the influential sixteenth-century Florentine duchess who used fashion to convey power and influence, with Dr. Chrystine Keener. 

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La Virgen de Guadalupe: A Powerful Image for Centuries

Learn how the Virgin of Guadalupe symbol has been used in many social and political causes, with Dr. Cara Kinnally.


Reinterpreting Guadalupe: Artists in Recent Times

See how Chicana feminist artists have reimagined the Virgin of Guadalupe as a radical figure, with Dr. Cara Kinnally.


Jan Brueghel the Elder (Flemish, 1568–1625), River Landscape, 1612, oil on panel, 15 × 24 in. Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, The Clowes Collection, 2000.343.