AIC 2018 Annual Meeting Call for Papers

AIC 2018 Annual Meeting Call for Papers Open until September 15, 2017

The 46th AIC Annual Meeting will be held in Houston, TX, May 29-June 2, 2018. The theme for the main conference is: "Materials Matters 2018."

29 May 2018 to 2 Jun 2018
15 Sep 2017

AIC 46th Annual Meeting - Book and Paper Group Call for Papers

The Book and Paper Group (BPG) of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) seeks abstracts for the 46th Annual Meeting, held in Houston, TX, USA, May 29 through June 2, 2017.

29 May 2018 to 2 Jun 2018
15 Sep 2017

2018 AIC’s 46th Annual Meeting: Material Matters

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) is pleased to announce the theme of its 46th Annual Meeting, taking place at the Marriott Marquis Houston in Houston, Texas, during May 29 – June 2, 2018.

The theme for the General and Specialty sessions to be held from May 31 to June 2 will be: Material Matters 2018

31 May 2018 to 2 Jun 2018

ENAMEL 2018: 7th Experts' Meeting on Enamel on Metal Conservation - Call for Papers

Deadlines for submission of papers:
- Short abstract (200-300 words): July 15, 2017
- Accepted abstracts, extended version (1200-2000 words): September 30, 2017

Following the last meeting of the ENAMEL ICOM-CC network at the National Museum in Warsaw, Poland, we're heading south but still central! Invited by our founder, Gerhard Eggert, the 2018 meeting will take place at the State Academy of Art and Design Stuttgart, Germany.

7 Jun 2018 to 8 Jun 2018
15 Jul 2017

Media Workshop at MoMA

Workshop 2


Monday, June 11 - Friday, June 15, 2018 at The Museum of Modern Art, NY

11 Jun 2018 to 15 Jun 2018
16 Jan 2018

Papyrus Conservation Summer Seminar 2018

The Papyrology Collection of the University of Michigan Library will host a two-week seminar in papyrus conservation from Monday, June 11 to Friday, June 22, 2018 directed by Conservation Librarian/Conservator Marieka Kaye. Participants will receive an in-depth, hands-on introduction to papyrus conservation. They will learn about the tools and materials used in papyrus conservation as well as the theory and methodology behind current conservation techniques.

11 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018
1 Nov 2017

IAP Digital Photography of Museum Objects Course 2018

Price(s): £345.00
Places available: 10
Location: London, Institute of Archaeology

This two day practical course is for those who wish to optimise the results they are obtaining using digital equipment to record images of museum objects.  Whilst there will be discussions on the use and choice of digital cameras the emphasis will be on practical photographic and lighting techniques and on how to manipulate the resultant digital images for use in reports, exhibition catalogues etc.

12 Jun 2018 to 13 Jun 2018

CATS conference: Trading Paintings and Painters’ Materials 1550-1800

On 21 and 22 June 2018, a two-day Technical Art History conference will be held by CATS, titled 'Trading Paintings and Painters’ Materials 1550-1800'. The focus of the conference will be on the emerging international markets and their implications for the artistic production in Early Modern Europe (1550-1800), in particular in relation to the trade in paintings and artists’ materials.

For more information on the call for papers, conference programme and registration go to:

21 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018

2018 American Glass Guild Conference - Call for papers

Conference Dates: June 22-24, 2018 Cleveland, Ohio
Workshop Dates: June 21 & 22, 2018
Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017

The American Glass Guild Conference Committee is seeking proposals for lectures, panels, demonstrations by artists, craftspeople, studios, conservators, architects, historians or panels for the AGG annual Conference to be held June 22 - 24, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. We are also interested in proposals for pre-conference workshops. Please consider sharing case studios, bodies of work and other relevant information with others in the profession.

21 Jun 2018 to 24 Jun 2018
1 Dec 2017

Metallography and Microstructure. A Summer School Course in Ancient and Historic Metals.

University of Brighton, Hastings Campus, Havelock Street, Hastings, East Sussex. Monday July 2nd-Friday 6th July 2018.

This week-long course is designed to introduce or further develop knowledge of the microstructure of ancient metals and the practical application of metallography. Using prepared samples from the most extensive collection of mounted ancient metals in the world, course participants will learn how to sample, mount, polish, etch and interpret microstructural features.

2 Jul 2018 to 6 Jul 2018