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Plastics Associated with Photographic Materials Symposium - Call for Papers

www.conservation-us.org//PlasticsCallforPapers

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation, in collaboration with the Center for Creative Photography (CCP), at the University of Arizona in Tucson, is pleased to announce its next Collaborative Workshop in Photograph Conservation focused on plastics associated with photographic materials.

14 Mar 2016 to 18 Mar 2016
Deadline: 
4 Sep 2015

Workshop: Digital Photography for Conservators

Education Room
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery
9.30am - 5pm

Cost: ICON members UKP70, non-ICON members UKP90, student UKP40

The Icon Scotland Group are repeating a previous sell out event with Jason Revell from Northumbria University coming to lead a day of training in photographic techniques for conservators. Topics include:

7 Sep 2015

Association of Print Scholars Symposium

Call for Papers

Inaugural Symposium of the Association of Print Scholars
Hunter College
City University of New York (CUNY)
10 am-6 pm

Organized by Maeve Coudrelle (Tyler School of Art, Temple University), Allison Rudnick (The Graduate Center, CUNY and The Metropolitan Museum of Art), Britany Salsbury (RISD Museum), and Christina Weyl (Independent Scholar).

7 Nov 2015
Deadline: 
15 Aug 2015

Architectural Iron and Steel in the 21st Century: Design and Preservation of Contemporary and Historic Architecture

Call for Posters

This intensive, 2-day conference conference, organized by Technology and Conservation, the MIT Department of Architecture's Building Technology Program, and the Boston Society of Architects/AIA's Historic Resources Committee, will be held on April 2-3, 2016 on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2 Apr 2016 to 3 Apr 2016
Deadline: 
30 Dec 2015

Turner’s Trust House Restoration Project

JMW Turner’s Twickenham villa, Sandycombe Lodge, was the artist’s country retreat from 1813 to 1826. The painter, who originally trained as an architect, designed the house for himself and his father and, although subject to later alteration, it remains the only surviving property in England designed by a major artist for his own use - a truly three-dimensional work by Turner.

Technical Art Historian

The Rijksmuseum has an established reputation in the specialist field of technical art history. As part of our aim to pass on existing knowledge and experience to next generations, we are inviting candidates to apply for the post of Technical Art Historian.

The Technical Art Historian will work closely with the analysts, conservators, and scientists of the Museum Atelier Building. He/she should also work with the curators of the Rijksmuseum. He/she will contribute, in particular for the technical entries, to the making of the Catalogues of the Rijksmuseum. Candidates should have hands-on familiarity with the common methods and techniques for the material examination of art objects, such as IR-reflectography, X-radiography, conventional ‘wet’ microchemistry, light-, and electron microscopy, diffraction, spectrometry, and chromatography. He/she should be capable of valuating the outcomes of these methods in the interpretation of art historical questions.

Application deadline: 
15 Sep 2015

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