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Events are still largely online due to Covid-19, although some organisers are hoping to run live events later in the year. Readers should contact event organisers directly for the most up-to-date information on specific events, conferences, workshops, etc.

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21st Masterclass: The artist's interview workshop

The Artist's Interview Workshop - Awareness as a preventive conservation strategy. The interview with the artist, the definition of deterioration and awareness tactics
with the conservator Ruth Del Fresno-Guillem, a Spanish conservator living in Canada.

20|21 Conservação e Restauro, a Portuguese contemporary art conservation studio, has invited Ruth to teach a two day workshop aimed at conservators, restorers, art curators, cultural heritage curators, artists, cultural managers and collectors.

28 Oct 2021 to 29 Oct 2021

WORKSHOP - Indonesian Conservation Theory for Cultural Heritage

Danube University Krems, Austria will be holding a workshop led by Dr. Patricia Engel on the topic of Indonesian Conservation Theory. The workshop will be held virtually over Zoom, or if possible, in person with a Zoom portion for those who cannot travel to Austria.

2 Nov 2021 to 3 Nov 2021

6th International Virtual Meeting on Retouching of Cultural heritage (RECH6)

This year, the 6th International Meeting on Retouching of Cultural heritage (RECH6) will take place virtually on 4th and 5th November 2021. RECH6 is a collaboration between the RECH Group and the Instituto de Restauración del Patrimonio (IRP) of the Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain.

RECH Biennial Meeting is one of the largest educational and scientific events in Retouching field, an ideal venue for conservators and scientists to present their research results about retouching.

4 Nov 2021 to 6 Nov 2021
30 Jun 2021

Western Association for Art Conservation Annual Meeting

Call for Papers + Save the Date
Virtual: Zoom

The Western Association for Art Conservation (WAAC) is accepting proposals for talks to be presented at the virtual 46th Annual Meeting. Colleagues working in all facets of conservation, collections, and allied fields are encouraged to participate. We particularly urge graduate students and early career professionals to consider submitting proposals. Submissions may address one of the following sessions:

4 Nov 2021 to 6 Nov 2021
15 Sep 2021

Online Colloquium: Virtual Experiments for Wooden Artwork (VirtEx)

The project Virtual Experiments for Wooden Artwork – VirtEx at the Technische Universität Dresden will conclude with a final international colloquium at 5 November 2021.

On behalf of all project partners and the organisers of the colloquium from the Institute for Structural Analysis, you are kindly invited to attend.

5 Nov 2021

Conference - APOYOnline - Association for Heritage Preservation of the Americas

The event's theme is "Connect, Empower, Transform: A Virtual Conference for Students and Emerging Professionals in Cultural Heritage."

For more than 30 years, APOYOnline (formerly Apoyo) has worked to strengthen communication networks among cultural heritage professionals in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries, and to promote professional development in the field through improved access to specialized training and updated technical information in Spanish and Portuguese.

12 Nov 2021 to 15 Nov 2021

Midwest Regional Conservation Guild Conference

The Midwest Regional Conservation Guild is excited to announce its 2021 Annual Conference in Indianapolis, at the Indiana State Library. The conference will be held November 12th through November 14th. For more details, please visit the MRCG website at

12 Nov 2021 to 14 Nov 2021