The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation is presenting the "Applications for Nanocellulose Films in Conservation" workshop, taught by Rémy Dreyfuss-Deseigne. The workshop will take place July 19 - 20, 2018 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
"From Studios to Laboratories: Scientific Innovations for Art and Archeology"
Rey Don Jaime Grand Hotel
Avinguda de l'Hotel
Deadline for submission of abstracts: April 21, 2018
From 22-27 July 2018 the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) "Leading Edge Applications of Data Science, Degradation Science, and Conservation Strategies for Cultural Heritage" will be organized in Barcelona, Spain. The conferences focusses on exceptional methodological research in cultural heritage, which has an impact on fundamental knowledge, interpretation, and conservation. The Gordon Research Conferences are defined by their informal atmosphere and the fact that presentations highlight ongoing and future research instead of results from past projects.
Montefiascone is a small medieval walled city about 100 k (80 miles) north of Rome, on Lake Bolsena. Since 1988, conservators and others interested in books and their history have come together to work, to learn and to enjoy this special place. Participants come to enjoy the medieval architecture, friendly people, a clean accessible lake, books and scholarship. The Montefiascone Project is a non-profit making organisation, set up to fund the restoration of the Library of the Seminario Barbarigo in Montefiascone.
British Library Centre for Conservation (BLCC) Summer Workshops: Twined end-bands in the bookbinding traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean
Twined end-bands often also called woven end-bands represent a distinct category of rather elaborate compound end-bands commonly found in one variation or the other in virtually all the bookbinding traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean.
Working language: English
Course Fee: 900 Euros
Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships are available for participants who have been selected for the course and have been unable to secure funding.
Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties (TNRICP) and National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) are delighted to announce two workshops on conservation of Japanese textile held in Taipei, Taiwan.
"Workshops on Conservation of Japanese Textile 2018"
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) is proud to host a workshop on the history and preservation of photographs taught by Rachel Wetzel, Photograph Conservator at the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA).
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has just opened up abstract submissions for the upcoming national ACS meeting in Boston (Aug. 13-23), and this year will include a dedicated session on Polymers in Cultural Heritage. The full Polymer Division program, including a link to submit abstracts, can be found here: https://callforpapers.acs.org/boston2018/POLY
Call for Papers - Open Sessions
Preservation and Conservation Section joint with the News Media Section
Theme: Planning for newsprint, now and into the future for paper media