Workshop from the French Textile's group: "The display of Textiles artworks"

The IIC French Group’s “Textiles” group will hold its next workshop on 25 January 2019.

The meeting will focus on the exhibition of textiles objects, a deliberately open theme allowing several issues to be addressed: types of display mounts, exhibition conditions, feedback, innovative materials, and more.

More information can be found on the SFIIC's website:

25 Jan 2019

AICCM Textile Special Interest Group Symposium: Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and Finishes

The 2019 AICCM Textile Special Interest Group Symposium: Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and Finishes will be held on 4-6th February 2019 in Sydney with keynote speaker Dinah Eastop, an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL. We are seeking speakers and contributors to present alongside Dina.

Submissions on any textile related topics are welcome. Some general topics may include:
• Conservation research
• Treatment developments
• Interesting case studies
• Mounting and display

4 Feb 2019 to 6 Feb 2019
31 Aug 2018

2019 International Meeting on Iron Gall Ink - Call for Papers

International Iron Gall Ink Meeting Flyer

The University of Barcelona (in conjunction with the Spanish Cultural Heritage Institute and the General Subdirectorate of State Archives in Spain) is organizing the III International Iron Gall Meeting (IGI2019BCN).

You are invited to participate in this Meeting and submit your contributions related to the history of iron gall ink as well as the recent developments related to the study of the degradation processes and associated proposals for conservation, preservation and exhibition of manuscripts and works of art created with Iron Gall Ink.

13 Feb 2019 to 15 Feb 2019
10 Jul 2018

Conference: A Part Of Everyday Life – Furniture and other wooden objects of everyday life in conservation-restoration

Call for Papers

The speciality group "Furniture and Wooden Objects" of the VDR (German Association of Conservator-Restorers), kindly supported by the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg, invites you to the conference ”A Part Of Everyday Life - Furniture and other wooden objects of everyday life in conservation-restoration”, taking place from 9th-11th May 2019. In this context the panel will also celebrate their 40th anniversary.

You are invited to share your experiences and to contribute to the programme.

9 Mar 2019 to 11 May 2019
31 Aug 2018

Conference: Conservation and restoration of polychrome sculpture

"Keep colour/keep cool - Conservation and restoration of polychrome sculpture"
Fachtagung der Fachgruppe Polychrome Bildwerke
Venue: Technische Universität Munich
Lichtenbergstr. 4a
85748 Garching

22 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019
30 Jul 2018

45th Annual CAC Conference and Workshop

Call for Papers for the 45th Annual CAC Conference and Workshops Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Dalhousie University May 28 - June 1, 2019

The Canadian Association for Conservation is pleased to announce that our 45th Annual Conference will be held on the traditional ancestral territory of the Mi'kmaq people in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The conference will run May 30 to June 1, 2019 at Dalhousie University in the heart of downtown Halifax.

28 May 2019 to 1 Jun 2019
31 Oct 2018

Plastics Heritage: History, Limits and Possibilities Congress - Call for Papers

Museu da Famácia (Pharmacy Museum)

Deadline for session proposals: 30th August 2018;
Deadline for paper proposals: 15th November 2018.
Please consult the guidelines, below.

Call for Papers
We are living in a time of increasing dependence on and encounters with synthetic materials, such as plastics, in our day-to-day life.

29 May 2019 to 31 May 2019
30 Aug 2018

METAL 2019

The ICOM-CC Metals Working Group and the Haute Ecole Arc Conservation-restauration Neuchâtel are pleased to announce the call for posters for Metal 2019, the 9th Interim Meeting of the Metals Working Group.

The poster session aims to encourage an informal and interactive setting for authors to present their work. Posters are an ideal way to showcase interesting, innovative and current conservation research and practice.

2 Sep 2019 to 6 Sep 2019
1 Sep 2018