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Due to the rapidly evolving situation regarding Covid-19, many event details are changing. We are updating these listings as we receive new information, but readers should contact event organisers directly for the most up-to-date information on specific events, conferences, workshops, etc.

Thank you from the IIC Communications Team.

India Live Hub at the IIC Edinburgh Congress

Thanks to the generosity of The Getty Foundation it has been possible to provide 70 free registrations at the IIC Edinburgh Congress Online 'Current Practices and Challenges in Built Heritage Conservation' taking place 2 - 6 November 2020 to conservators and cultural heritage professionals in India. We still have a few places available for conservators and cultural heritage professionals located in India.

Participants will receive:

27 Oct 2020

Washington Conservation Guild's (WCG) annual 3-Ring Circus 2021


The Washington Conservation Guild's (WCG) annual 3-Ring Circus will be an entirely virtual event taking place in January 2021. WCG invite submissions to the 2021 symposium in which you consider sharing your experience and expertise by submitting an abstract tailored for a virtual format.

2 Nov 2020

Ki Culture Launches New Sustainability Ambassador Programme

Would you like to be more sustainable in your job, but don't know where to begin? Ki Culture's Sustainability Ambassador Program will show you how and is now open for registration!

Ki Culture is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing solutions for cultural institutions and tools to educate the public on all issues connected with sustainability.

31 Dec 2020

Webinars on Social Justice & Conservation: Contested Monuments

Over the next six months, the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC) will be hosting a series of webinars and a workshop on Social Justice and Conservation. Conservation ethics is a topic of perennial interest and central importance to conservators. In the last few months there has been special attention on ethics within our profession as we grapple with the reality of racial inequity in conservation and in wider society.

26 Oct 2020

NHIG partners with Icon for new series of online evening events

The National Heritage Ironwork Group in partnership with Icon Metals Group are launching a new series of FREE online evening events: 'Conversations Build Understanding'.

The first event inthe series is entitled ‘TENDERING: Up to a standard or down to a price?’ and takes place on Wednesday 28th October. For more information and to book go to:

28 Oct 2020

2020 Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit

2020 Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit: Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our Health
Free Virtual Professional Development Seminar

Join the 5th Annual Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit with the theme of control of health and safety hazards in museums, historic sites, conservation treatment and collection care.

29 Oct 2020 to 30 Oct 2020

Conference: [re]Framing the Arts: A Sustainable Shift

Call for Abstracts

Location: University of Amsterdam
Digital Dates: Friday 30 - Saturday 31 October 2020

This international conference will bring together academics and practitioners to discuss and rethink current practices in the global art world, in order to create long-term sustainable methods.

Submit a short bio and abstract (250 words) for an oral presentation (20 minutes average) at by June 1, 2020.

30 Oct 2020 to 31 Oct 2020
1 Jun 2020

Drunk Conservation Science for Conservators (DCSC)

The second session of Drunk Conservation Science for Conservators (DCSC) will be held on Friday, October 30th at 5:00pm PST/8:00pm EST!

The theme is Oxidation & Reduction. The evening will begin by examining redox mechanisms through a 530 B.C.E. Attic black-figure amphora of Dionysus. We’ll discuss the differences between genuine redox reactions and organic redox reactions that occur in complex organic materials. Then we’ll deep-dive into the organic redox-induced deterioration of cellulose and natural dyes.

30 Oct 2020

Virtual Conference on Institutional Approaches to Sustainability

Virtual Conference on Institutional Approaches to Sustainability

INSTITUTIONAL APPROACHES TO SUSTAINABILITY — A virtual conference series by Art/Switch
October 31, 2020 from 4-7pm CET on zoom.

This conference is part of our virtual trilogy [re]Framing the Arts: A Sustainable Shift, organized in collaboration with the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture at the University of Amsterdam and Nyenrode Business University.

31 Oct 2020