5 days CPD training for Conservators, Curators and other Museum Professionals (10 -12 participants only)

Main Subjects
Understanding Leather

Understanding the threats to the preservation of leather in your collection

The course is a mixture of theory and practical (tanning, handling different leathers and examining deterioration problems).

Each aspect of leather production is explored in both a theoretical and practical way, and explained in relation to deterioration processes and resultant care and conservation problems.

26 Jun 2017 to 30 Jun 2017

A lunch date to honour Christopher Clarkson

Please join us for lunch from 12 noon in the Green Room, Chelsea
College of Arts in London on 26th June 2017. In the afternoon, for those
who would like to see them, we will be showing films connected to Chris'
work in the adjoining Banqueting Hall.
If you would like to join us and Christopher Clarkson's family please
follow the link to book your place:

26 Jun 2017

Conference - Dark Tourism Sites related to the Holocaust, the Nazi past, and World War II: Visitation and Practice

“And Along Come Tourists” is the title of a 2007 award-winning German dramatic film which describes the strained encounter between a young German doing community service and a Polish concentration camp survivor under the difficult conditions of mass tourism at the Auschwitz memorial site. For some time, the former sites of the Holocaust, concentration camps as well as memorial sites and museums, which deal with these aspects, have been a destination for tourist travel.

28 Jun 2017 to 1 Jul 2017
28 Feb 2017

BAPCR Talk: Restoration and reception: revisiting the presentation of a panel associated with Giotto in the National Gallery

BAPCR AGM and evening talk at the Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queens’ Square, London, WC1N 3AT
Doors 6pm / AGM 6.30pm / Talk 7.15pm

We look forward to welcoming you at the Art Workers’ Guild for an evening talk by Jill Dunkerton, Senior Restorer, National Gallery, who will present: Restoration and reception: revisiting the presentation of a panel associated with Giotto in the National Gallery

29 Jun 2017

Workshop - Quantitative value assessment (QVA): ): A practical tool to quantify the distribution of value in cultural heritage

Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA), Jubelpark 1, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Workshop given by José Luiz Pedersoli Jr., Scientia Pro Cultura, Brazil

KIK-IRPA will be taking advantage of the rare fact that the teacher will be in Europe this summer! José Luiz Pedersoli Jr. is an international expert in the field of conservation of cultural heritage, with an emphasis on risk management, conservation science and value assessment.

3 Jul 2017 to 7 Jul 2017
19 Jun 2017

Summer School ART&LAW “Identity and Conservation of Contemporary Artworks: Duties and Responsibility”

The international Summer School ART&LAW Identity and Conservation of Contemporary Artworks: Duties and Responsibility is organized as one intensive week of debate among professors, professionals in the field, artists, contemporary artwork restorers from some of the most prestigious institutions working in the world of contemporary art. Classes, round table, case studies, workshops and role plays: a miscellaneous didactic methodology will go through experiences and case studies from all over the world.

3 Jul 2017 to 9 Jul 2017
28 Apr 2017