Events

FAC-AFRICA Course - First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis

Application deadline: 29 March 2018
Place: Bamako, Mali
Working languages: English and French

Organizing partners
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
ICCROM - International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

12 Nov 2018 to 28 Nov 2018
Deadline: 
29 Mar 2018

SBMK Summit on (inter)national collaboration Acting in Contemporary Art Conservation

Call for Papers

Background
The Dutch Foundation for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (SBMK) was formed to manage the international project Modern Art: Who Cares (1995-1997). One of the results of this project was the foundation of INCCA: the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art.

15 Nov 2018 to 16 Nov 2018
Deadline: 
31 Dec 2017

Conference - Migrants: art, artists, materials and ideas crossing borders

The Hamilton Kerr Institute, University of Cambridge, undertakes the practical conservation of works of art, conducts technical and historical research and publishes on these topics. It also provides conservation training to postgraduate students and interns. The Institute is organising a conference entitled Migrants: art, artists, materials and ideas crossing borders which will be held on 15-16 November 2018, in Cambridge. This two-day conference, will reflect on the role of migration as embodied in works of art and material culture as documented in visual and written sources.

15 Nov 2018 to 16 Nov 2018

2018 AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium

The 2018 AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium will be held 20-23 November 2018, at Melbourne Museum in Melbourne, Australia.

This is a first call for papers and other contributions.

20 Nov 2018 to 23 Nov 2018
Deadline: 
10 Nov 2017

CollAsia - Conserving Photographic and Archival Collections

The purpose of this course is to improve scientific literacy, critical thinking, and decision-making skills among the diverse professionals caring for photographic and archival collections, held in diverse heritage institutions (e.g. museums, archives, libraries, documentation centers, etc.). The course will focus on materials, techniques, conservation and use of diverse archival media, with a particular attention to photographs. Attention will be given to issues related to significance, institutional mandates, collaborative research, risk assessment, storing and access of collections.

22 Nov 2018 to 13 Dec 2018
Deadline: 
25 Jun 2018

14th International Symposium on Wood and Furniture Conservation - Call for Papers

Rijksmuseum

Old and new approaches to furniture conservation

Over the last few decades the field of conservation has changed rapidly. New methods of research and analysis have been developed, production techniques like laser cutting and digital printing have become available and many modern conservation materials have been introduced.

23 Nov 2018 to 24 Nov 2018

14th International Symposium on Wood and Furniture Conservation

Old and new approaches to furniture conservation
Call for papers
Rijksmuseum

Over the last few decades the field of conservation has changed rapidly. New methods of research and analysis have been developed, production techniques like laser cutting and digital printing have become available and many modern conservation materials have been introduced.

23 Nov 2018 to 24 Nov 2018
Deadline: 
1 May 2018

Workshop on Conservation and Restoration of Urushi Objects 2018

Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties (TNRICP) is delighted to announce a basic workshop on conservation and restoration of urushi objects (Japanese lacquerware) held in Cologne, Germany.

* Date: 26 - 30 November, 2018
* Place: Museum of East Asian Art, Cologne (Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst, Museen Koln)
* Language: English (interpretation from Japanese)
* Application Deadline: Thursday 7 June, 2018 (in Japanese standard time)

26 Nov 2018 to 30 Nov 2018
Deadline: 
7 Jun 2018

Plenderleith Lecture 2018 - A clearer view: New thinking on lighting in museums and galleries

Icon Scotland Group is delighted to announce that this year?s lecturer will be David Saunders. This, the 21st Annual Harold Plenderleith Memorial Lecture will be held at Discovery Point in Dundee on 29th November this year at 6 pm. The event will be followed by a drinks reception. Dr Saunders was recently Keeper of Conservation, Science and Documentation at the British Museum and previously, Principle Scientist the Scientific Department of the National Gallery, London.

29 Nov 2018

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