41st Annual CAC Conference

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.

26 May 2015 to 30 May 2015
10 Apr 2015

Workshop on Technical Paper Conservation

Villa Bon
Zero Branco
Treviso Italy

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.

1 Jun 2015 to 30 Sep 2015

Metallography workshop

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.

1 Jun 2015 to 4 Jun 2015

Course on fluid preservation of biological specimens

Horniman Museum
Forest Hill
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.

1 Jun 2015 to 4 Jun 2015

Conference on Gilding

Loyola University

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

1 Jun 2015 to 6 Jun 2015

International Congress on Construction History - Call for Papers

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).

2 Jun 2015 to 6 Jun 2015
14 Jun 2014