Master Class - Museum Lighting: Options Beyond White LED

MacMillan Education Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and the Lunder Conservation Center at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC, will present a two-day master class on recent developments in museum and gallery lighting. The master class will take place at the The MacMillan Education Center at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC on February 11-12, 2016.

11 Feb 2016 to 12 Feb 2016
13 Oct 2015

Workshop: The Use and Creation of Pre-Coated Repair Materials

Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Texas

Registration Fee:
$399.00 AIC members
$499.00 non-AIC members
(includes refreshment breaks and lunches)

Instructor: Sarah Reidell

"The Use and Creation of Pre-Coated Repair Materials" is a practical, hands-on workshop for conservation professionals who are interested in learning more about the selection, creation, and use of adhesive pre-coated repair materials for conservation treatment.

24 Feb 2016 to 26 Feb 2016

Symposium on Art and Terrorism

10.00 – 18.00 (with registration from 09.30)

Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN
Bringing together scholars of the image, art and violence with experts on counter-terrorism and conflict antiquities, the Courtauld Institute of Art presents a day-long symposium on the subject of Art and Terrorism. Organized with the Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA), the event aims to provide a forum for addressing issues of urgent and public concern.

27 Feb 2016

Seminar & Workshop: Practical applications of microfadometry in museum lighting

Gothenburg Museum of Art

One day seminar and workshop full of interesting discussions on how conservators can give more legitimate advice on light exposures and how microfadometry testing can be used.

Workshop stations with instructions to the instrument will be provided to smaller groups.

For program and application see:

29 Feb 2016

New Professional Development Courses at the Victoria and Albert Museum 2016

The V&A's new intensive professional development courses provide you with the skills you need to work in the heritage sector today

The Enterprising Museum
29 February - 4 March, 2016
Led by V&A award-winning experts, this course provides an insight into how your museum can develop and monetise products which complement the visitor experience

29 Feb 2016 to 15 Apr 2016

British Library Courses in Preservation and Collections Care 2016

New British Library Courses in Preservation and Collections Care for 2016 are now available.

1st March 2016, Tutor: Susie Clark

4th March 2016

20th April 2016, Tutor: Caroline Bendix

21st April 2016, Tutor: Emma Dadson

8th June 2016, Tutor: Jane Henderson

1 Mar 2016 to 15 Jun 2016

Conference "Museums – Places of Authenticity?" - Call for Papers

On 3 and 4 March 2016, the Leibniz Research Alliance “Historical Authenticity” in Mainz is organising the international and interdisciplinary conference “Museums – Places of Authenticity?” It is aimed equally at scientists from all subject areas and other specialists from museums, collections and educational establishments.

3 Mar 2016 to 4 Mar 2016
15 Feb 2016

IAQ2016 - Indoor Air Quality: Heritage Research to Conservation Practice

12th International Conference

The list of presentations for this two-days event is now published, see:

Please note that the Early Bird conference fee (GBP 164) expires on 31 October 2015. Conference fee after 1 November 2015 will be GBP 200.

Booking is available directly at:

3 Mar 2016 to 4 Mar 2016