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A global call for help: The National Museum of Brazil

Panorama of Brazil’s National Museum in flames on 2 September 2018. Incêndio no Museu Nacional, em 2 de setembro de 2018.  Photograph by Felipe Milanez. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share alike 4.0 International. Original location here.

It has been almost a year since the catastrophic blaze that destroyed the National Museum of Brazil and most of its priceless collection. Of the 20 million objects in the collection, it has been estimated that only roughly 2,000 objects have been recovered from the rubble.

IIC 2020 Congress - Update: For Authors of Provisionally Accepted Oral presentations

We now request a  text of your work which can between 2000-3000 words, and should be illustrated by as many as 5 images.
For Authors of Provisionally Accepted posters
A comprehensive Short Communication will be published in the Special Issue of <em>Studies in Conservation</em> to reflect the contents of your poster. The Short Communication should be approximately 1000-1500 words, and can be illustrated by as many as 3 images.
DEADLINE for submissions October 6 2019

Clare Hampson Funded Icon Internship in the Conservation of Old Master Prints and Drawings

British Museum 12-month Internship starting November 2019
Educational Stipend: £17,000

Funded by the Clare Hampson Fund.

This internship in the British Museum's Collections Care Department offers a unique opportunity for a conservator to develop their skills in the conservation of Old Master Prints and Drawings. The internship is suitable for someone who has recently graduated from a relevant conservation course; to develop their skills and to broaden their experience by working in a museum setting, on one of the world's largest collections of graphic art.

Application deadline: 
23 Sep 2019

Internship in Textile Conservation

The British Library is pleased to offer a 12 month funded internship in Textile Conservation.

Intern, Textile Conservation
Location. St Pancras, London
Fixed Term for 12 months
Full Time (36 hours per week over 5 days)
Salary is £10.55 per hour (London Living Wage)

Application deadline: 
18 Aug 2019

Impact Factor increases for Studies in Conservation

We are delighted that the Impact Factor of our leading journal Studies in Conservation has increased from 0.613 to 0.797, showing that it is being more frequently cited and is of growing benefit to conservation scientists.

Senior Sculpture Conservator

Location: South Kensington
Salary: £33,181.00 - £39,883.00 Per Annum

The V&A is the world's leading museum of art, design and performance. We enrich people's lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.

We are seeking an experienced sculpture conservator to join the V&A’s sculpture conservation team preparing objects for the Museum’s exciting and busy programme of new gallery developments, exhibitions, loans and collections care.

Application deadline: 
19 Aug 2019

ICCROM Africa Expert Meeting for Cultural Heritage Conservation concluded at the Egyptian Academy in Rome

Image of participants at ICCROM’s Africa Expert Meeting for Cultural Heritage Conservation, held at the Egyptian Academy in Rome from 9-11 January 2019. Image courtesy of ICCROM.

Review courtesy of ICCROM

Connect and inspire African youth with the possibilities of their rich heritage. Use digital technologies, including social media, to promote heritage awareness and support creative industries. Engage heritage as an economic asset to address poverty and unemployment among young people. These are just some of the potential directions discussed during ICCROM’s Africa Expert Meeting for Cultural Heritage Conservation, held at the Egyptian Academy in Rome from 9-11 January 2019.


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