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6th International Mountmakers’ Forum

The Natural History Museum, London is delighted to be hosting the Sixth International Mountmakers Forum.

The first of its kind to be held in Europe the Forum will consist of talks, poster sessions, discussion groups, workshop and exhibition tours focused on all aspects of mount making. The Mountmakers Forum will be 10 years old in 2018 so we hope you will join us in London to celebrate.

The event is open to all museum professionals and will be of particular interest to mountmakers and those involved in exhibition development.

25 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018
Deadline: 
31 Jul 2018

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

Registration is now open for a two-day Technical Art History conference to be held by CATS in Copenhagen on 21 – 22 June 2018. The venue will be the National Museum of Denmark. The key-note speakers will be Dr. Sandra van Ginhoven, Research Associate at the Getty Research Insistute, and Dr. Jo Kirby Atkinson, formerly at the National Gallery London.

21 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018
Deadline: 
22 May 2018

XXI International NKF Congress ICC-Nordic Group - Cultural heritage facing catastrophe: Prevention and recoveries

The Icelandic section of the Nordic Association of Conservators is pleased to announce the XXI NKF Congress - Cultural heritage facing catastrophe: prevention and recoveries to be held in Reykjavik, Iceland 26 - 28 September 2018. The programme is now available at www.nkf2018.is

Early bird registration closes on June 26th. The number of participants is limited, don’t miss the unique opportunity. Please make your arrangements soon.

26 Sep 2018 to 28 Sep 2018
Deadline: 
26 Jun 2018

3rd International Conference on Techniques, Measurements & Materials in Art & Archaeology 2018

The main objective of Art&Archaeology2018 is to bring to light recent R&D results in the analysis methods that advance the frontiers of knowledge connected with human cultural heritage. Heritage is our legacy from the past. It is our source for understanding the human mind, its capabilities and potential. Knowledge of the past influences our present day life and what we pass on to future generations.

9 Dec 2018 to 12 Dec 2018
Deadline: 
15 Aug 2018

Assistant Textile Conservator (temporary)

£25,050 - £27,238 per annum plus membership of Civil Service pension scheme

Thanks to funding from Baillie Gifford Investment Managers an exciting opportunity has arisen for a temporary Assistant Textile Conservator to join our busy and dynamic conservation team. Caring for our internationally significant collections of over 12 million items, you'll bring your expert conservation knowledge to our acclaimed exhibitions, displays and loans programmes.

Application deadline: 
30 Jul 2018

Conservation of Plastics Professional Workshop

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Cost: $650.00
Instructor: Yvonne Shashoua,PhD, Senior Researcher, Conservation Science, National Museum of Denmark
Organizers: Cindie Kehlet, Sarah Nunberg

Course limited to 18 participants, open to mid-career conservators, conservation scientists and curators.

To Apply: Please send a statement of interest and resume to Sarah Nunberg, snunberg@pratt.edu
Deadline for Application: September 5, 2018

9 Oct 2018 to 12 Oct 2018
Deadline: 
5 Sep 2018

CELEBRATING REPRODUCTIONS in plaster, metal and digitally: CONFERENCE 2019

Call for Papers
Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum will be celebrating the re-opening of the second Cast Court and a new interpretation Gallery after extensive renovations by hosting a three day conference on Thursday 17, Friday 18 and Saturday 19 January 2019.

The first two days will include subjects on the functions and fates of historic collections, the uses and nature of reproductions now and in the past - including photography and digital media, as well as plaster casts and electrotypes.

17 Jan 2019 to 19 Jan 2019
Deadline: 
3 Sep 2018

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