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XXI International NKF Congress ICC-Nordic Group - Cultural heritage facing catastrophe: Prevention and recoveries

The Icelandic section of the Nordic Association of Conservators is pleased to announce the XXI NKF Congress - Cultural heritage facing catastrophe: prevention and recoveries to be held in Reykjavik, Iceland 26 - 28 September 2018. The programme is now available at

Early bird registration closes on June 26th. The number of participants is limited, don’t miss the unique opportunity. Please make your arrangements soon.

26 Sep 2018 to 28 Sep 2018
26 Jun 2018

AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral PhD Studentship

AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral PhD Studentship with the University of Bristol and the National Gallery

‘New research on the history and technology of materials in paintings and other cultural heritage artefacts using advanced mass spectrometry techniques’

Application deadline: 
10 May 2019

IIC Statement about the Fire at Notre Dame

IIC offers whatever support and assistance it can to ensure this iconic building is fully restored to its rightful place in Paris.

Conserving the Painted Past Symposium


The Center for Painted Wall Preservation,, invites proposals for its Conserving the Painted Past Symposium slated for April 3-5, 2020 in South Portland, Maine, USA.

3 Apr 2020 to 5 Apr 2020
1 Jun 2019

Course: Inpainting & Loss Compensation on Paper Conservation

VENUE: The workshop will be held in the conservation laboratory: C. Sant Pere, 24. 08330 – Premià de Mar (Barcelona, SPAIN).
Contact person: Rita Udina;; +34 649 694 899
LANGUAGE: English.
TEACHERS: Amparo Escolano, Rita Udina.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Tailored for Paper Conservators with emphasis on those working in the private practice area or conservation studios where inpainting is very much demanded. International character of the course is encouraged.

19 Jun 2019 to 21 Jun 2019

Assistant Editor (AATA Online)

Job Summary
The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) is seeking a creative, forward-looking, and collaborative Assistant Editor to support AATA Online, a comprehensive database of over 147,000 abstracts of literature related to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage. A major reference work for the conservation field, AATA Online has been freely available online since 2002. Updated quarterly, AATA Online adds approximately 4,000 new records to the resource annually.

Application deadline: 
5 May 2019

Symposium: The Rubens Ceiling at the Banqueting House, Whitehall

9:00-19:00 symposium and reception

Historic Royal Palaces is hosting a one-day symposium to discuss the paintings and coffering of the 17th-century ceiling at the Banqueting House, Whitehall. This symposium will be of interest to art and architectural historians, conservators and heritage scientists. It will showcase the results of recent technical investigations to understand and develop methods to preserve and present the ceiling’s painting and decorative scheme.

10 Jun 2019

CATS-conference: 'Mobility Creates Masters - Discovering Artists' Grounds 1550-1700'

A two-day CATS-conference titled 'Mobility Creates Masters - Discovering Artists' Grounds 1550-1700' will be held in Copenhagen.

The focus of the conference will be on issues related to mapping artists' usage of coloured ground layers in paintings in the period.

Conference venue: University of Copenhagen (South Campus), Karen Blixens Vej 1, Building 21, Denmark

13 Jun 2019 to 14 Jun 2019


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