‘Terrorism, Non-International Armed Conflicts & the Protection of Cultural Heritage’
1st International Conference on Gilding materials and techniques in European Art
Conserving the Past, Embracing the Future
The Alberta Regional Group is delighted to host the 41st Annual Conference and Workshop of the Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property - “Conserving the Past, Embracing the Future” - in Edmonton. The conference will take place at the Art Gallery of Alberta from Thursday, May 28, to Saturday, May 30, 2015.
Organiser: The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
The workshop intended to train students who wish to gain experience in field of tracing paper
Students will have the opportunity to characterize the works with scientific instruments. The exercises will carried out on material from the nineteenth century up to ongoing materials.
The workshop will last six weeks for a total of 180 hours of lessons during which student will complete the work of conservation status of the object examined and they will present the conservation project.
The University of Amsterdam organizes from 1-4 June 2015 a workshop Metallography. This is given by Dr. Carla Martini. This intensive course aimed at restorers, conservation scientists and related professionals practicing within the field.
London SE23 8PQ
There are currently 6 places.
The cost is 300 UKP for the four days and will cover all aspects of fluid preservation and conservation of fluid-preserved specimens.
Each day will comprise a PowerPoint presentation with the rest of the day devoted to practical work.
Full handouts (including risk assessments) will be issued.
Accommodation can be sought in the local area.
The Society of Gilders is hosting this five day event featuring professional, hands-on classes in all aspects of the gilding arts.
The classes include:
Water Gilding 3 days
Oil Gilding 2 days
Restoration 3 days
Toning 2 days
Gilding on Leather 2 days
Book edge Gilding 2 days
Gilding on Glass 2 days
Verre Eglomise 3 days
Manuscript Illumination 2 days
West Dean College in conjunction with the British Library announce three more courses in preventive conservation.
Dust and dirt: Strategies for prevention and management – 3 June
Preventing pests by IPM – 10 June
Essential preservation – 12 June
For more information go to: www.westdean.org.uk/BL
The Construction History Society of America (CHSA) is proud to announce it will be hosting the 5th International Congress on Construction History (5ICCH) to be held in Chicago, Illinois from June 3-7, 2015. We invite researchers, conservators, and practitioners from all aspects of the history of construction to submit paper abstracts for the congress, which follows successful interdisciplinary congresses held in Madrid (2003), Cambridge UK (2006), Cottbus (2009), and Paris (2012).