New Course: Managing Collection Environments: Preserving Collections in the Age of Sustainability

The Getty Conservation Institute is pleased to announce that applications are now available for our new course "Managing Collection Environments: Preserving Collections in the Age of Sustainability". This three-phase course, which includes online activities, an intensive workshop, and a period of distance mentoring, aims to disseminate recent research and thinking on technical aspects of environmental management while enhancing participants’ critical thinking and analysis to different kinds of information, and enhance their decision-making and influence within institutional frameworks.

1 Mar 2017
30 Nov 2016

Illumination of Material Culture: A Symposium on Computational Photography and Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Please join us for a two-day symposium on Computational Photography with a special focus on Reflectance Transformation Imaging. The symposium aims to bring together conservators and humanities collections professionals, photographers, curators, archivists, imaging experts, researchers, and technology experts to present the latest updates to RTI technology and related techniques and their applications. Speakers and panelists will discuss current uses and future development of RTI and related tools and methods for the user community.

7 Mar 2017 to 8 Mar 2017

RE-ORG Quebec: Adventures in Storage Reorganization

Canadian Conservation Institute, Oratory Museum, the Société des musées du Québec (SMQ) and ICCROM

If you work with collections in a museum, chances are you have faced storage challenges. CCI is pleased to announce a one-day conference on storage reorganization that could help.

10 Mar 2017
24 Feb 2017

Modular Cleaning Program Workshop with Chris Stavroudis

Workshop Announcement

The Saint Louis Art Museum and the Missouri Botanical Garden will cohost Chris Stavroudis in Saint Louis for a week-long workshop March 13-17, 2017. The workshop will cover Mr Stavroudis' Modular Cleaning Program, a computer-based system that facilitates the creation of complex solvent mixtures to solve difficult cleaning problems.

13 Mar 2017 to 17 Mar 2017
12 Feb 2017

BAPCR Talk - Experiment and Evanescence: Joshua Reynolds's painting technique

BAPCR evening talk at the Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queens’ Square, London, WC1N 3AT
Doors 6.30pm / Talk 7pm

We look forward to welcoming you at the Art Workers’ Guild for an evening talk by Alexandra Gent who will present:

Experiment and Evanescence: Joshua Reynolds's painting technique

14 Mar 2017

The 6th International Architectural Paint Research Conference 2017

The International Architectural Paint Research (APR) Conference will be held from March 15 - 17, 2017 in New York City on the historic campus of Columbia University. APR is a multi disciplinary field, and this conference promises to bring together many members of this vibrant, creative community that includes historic paint analysts, scholars of historic interiors, art and architecture conservators, material scientists, decorative painters, preservation architects, and heritage managers.

15 Mar 2017 to 17 Mar 2017

Photographic Chemistry Online Self-study Course

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation is excited to present Photographic Chemistry for Preservation.

This series of online self-study modules includes video lectures and quizzes on specific topics in the chemistry of photography. Explore key elements of photographic chemistry that are essential to understanding the nature of silver-based analog photographs, their creation, and their deterioration mechanisms.

17 Mar 2017

IIC Austria & Universalmuseum Joanneum 2017 'Day of Restoration'

Schlossbergblick Nicolas Lackner Landesmuseum Joanneum

On Monday 20th March 2017 the annual Conference Tag der Restaurierung/ Conservation Day will take place at the Joanneumsviertel /Joanneumsquarter of the Universalmuseum Joanneum , Graz.

The event is organized in cooperation with IIC Austria (International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works – Sektion Österreich). The lectures give special focus on history, conservation, adaption use and reuse of historic frames as well as vitalized water in conservation.

20 Mar 2017

Workshop - Reconstitution for glass and ceramics: silicones, selection and use

The workshop is organized by the permanent formation of the Institut national du patrimoine, Paris. March 23-24, 2017.

The conservator of ceramic and glass is frequently led to perform reconstructions within works in processing. The profiles to be reproduced vary infinitely and the variety of silicone materials available on the market is very extensive. How to select the most suitable silicone for best results?

23 Mar 2017 to 24 Mar 2017