CAN! Conversations

The Contemporary Art Networks hosts regular CAN! Conversations, a series of discussions on the quandaries of conserving contemporary art. Topics are proposed by CAN! members for CAN! members and the events will be held seasonally over Zoom. Do you have a topic to propose for a future CAN! Conversation? Send your ideas to Martha Singer at
  • March 9, 2023: Conservation Approaches within Artists' Estates and Foundations

  • January 20, 2022: Death of an Artwork, Part II (CAN! + INCCA)

  • January 19, 2022: Death of an Artwork, Part I (CAN! + INCCA)

  • December 13, 2021: Facilitate Rather Than Dictate: A CAN! Conversation with Fabricators in Contemporary Art

  • March 9, 2021: Contextualizing the Decision-making Model in Contemporary Art Conservation