8th International Workshop on Personalised Access to Cultural Heritage

8th International Workshop on Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage (PATCH 2015) is co-located with the ACM Intelligent User Interfaces 2015 Conference in Atlanta, GA, USA, 29 March – 1 April 2015. The primary goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers & practitioners who are working on various aspects of cultural heritage and are interested in exploring the potential of state of the art technology (onsite as well as online) to enhance the CH visit experience.

29 Mar 2015 to 1 Apr 2015
16 Jan 2015

First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis Course

Organizing partners:
◾International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, Rome (ICCROM)
◾Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO
◾Smithsonian Institution, United States

In cooperation with:
◾Reinwardt Academy, Amsterdam School of the Arts
◾Centre for Global Heritage and Development (Leiden University, Delft Universityof Technology, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
◾National Museum for World Cultures, Leiden
◾Prince Claus Fund, Cultural Emergency Response Programme

The Course

30 Mar 2015 to 24 Apr 2015
22 Sep 2014

Blade Sharpening Workshop

Staffordshire Archive and Heritage Service

Led by Richard Nichols and Cara Hughes

10:30 - 11am Arrival, Registration and Refreshments

11 - 11:45am Examination of blade types and characteristics. Explanation of sharpening methods and tools available. Demonstration of methods for different types of blade

11:45am - 1pm Sharpening practice and participation by delegates

1 - 2pm Lunch (Buffet lunch included)

30 Mar 2015

Talk: Air Quality in the Museum Environment - Exemplary Investigations on Air Pollutants in Berlin , Tehran and Mumbai Museum

Manijeh Hadian Dehkordi speaks on the subject of her doctoral dissertation: Air Quality in the Museum Environment - Exemplary Investigations on Air Pollutants in Berlin , Tehran and Mumbai Museum.

Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden, Güntzstr . 34, 01307 Dresden , Lecture Room 222

The lecture will be held in German language.

30 Mar 2015

Workshop on Asian papers in Conservation

"Understanding Asian Papers and their Applications in Paper Conservation"
Icon Book and Paper Group Co-operative Training Register (CTR)
Tate Conservation Studios
Tate Britain
Instructor: Minah Song

The Icon Book and Paper Group CTR is delighted to present its next workshop, hosted by Tate and generously supported by Conservation by Design.

7 Apr 2015 to 8 Apr 2015

Masterclass on Archeological Iron

The University of Amsterdam organizes from a Masterclass "Archeological Iron" 8-10 April 2015 by Valentin Boissonnas MA. This intensive course aimed at restorers, conservation scientists and related professionals practicing within the field.

8 Apr 2015 to 10 Apr 2015

Icon Book and Paper Group Conference - Adapt and Evolve: East Asian Materials and Techniques in Western Conservation

Booking is Now Open!

Over three days of events, we will look at the introduction, formalisation, and evolution of East Asian materials and techniques that have become part of paper conservation practice across the globe.

On 8 April we are offering a range of studio tours across London, granting access to the conservation studios of some of the world's leading collections, followed by a free evening drinks reception at The Foundling Museum in Brunswick Square.

8 Apr 2015 to 10 Apr 2015
15 Jan 2015