— The Freer Gallery
of Art in Washington hopes to save Asian artworks for future
generations. But first, it has to save Grace Jan’s job. 

Jan is
the assistant Chinese-painting conservator in the museum’s Chinese
Painting Conservation Program. A lack of funding imperils her
position.The museum wants to see Jan develop into a senior
Chinese-painting conservator, like her colleague Gu Xiang-mei. There are
only four in the U.S., and they are aging.

Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/10/11/205122/asian-art-conservation-effort.html#storylink=cpy

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