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Junior Conservator of Photographic Materials

The Rijksmuseum is the museum of the Netherlands. The collection includes 1.1 million (art) objects from and related to the Netherlands from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. In 2013, a completely renovated Rijksmuseum was opened to the public, with 2,000,000 visitors a year, a breath-taking building, an innovative permanent installation, beautiful exhibitions, a dynamic events programme and many fun facilities for young and old.

Application deadline: 
31 Jul 2017

Frame Technician

Full-Time, Permanent, Federal Position for a Frame Technician at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

Overview:
Frame Technician in the Conservation Division at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. This position is within the Office of the Deputy Director and specifically working for the Preventive Conservation Department. The primary purpose of the position is to perform minor treatments on frames owned by the National Gallery of Art, including the preparation of frames for the permanent collection, exhibitions and travel.

Application deadline: 
7 Jul 2017

Chemistry for Conservators 2017

Tutor: Velson Horie

This correspondence course provides an introduction for people with little (for instance lower school chemistry studied years ago) or no chemistry. The course provides an excellent background to many training courses in conservation; indeed several conservation training establishments recommend this course to potential students with an insufficient chemistry background. Taking this course should enable students to gain greater insight into their everyday work.

1 Sep 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

2017-2018 West Dean Object and Materials Conservation Short Courses

6-10 November 2017 Art and Object Handling

11-14 December 2017 Conservation of Leather

19-22 February 2018 Art Handling, Disaster Planning and Salvage

26 February-1 March 2018 Care of Sculpture in Galleries, Exhibitions and Collections

19-22 March 2018 Conservation of Photographs

4-7 June 2018 Integrated Pest Management Workshop

6 Nov 2017 to 7 Jun 2018

Painting Conservation Internship

Funded by City of London Corporation City Educational Trust, NADFAS and The Radcliffe Trust

Duration - 6 months, October 2017 to April 2018 (tbc)
Stipend - £8,000
Deadline for applications - Thursday 6th July 2017
Interviews - Friday, 21st July 2017

Application deadline: 
6 Jul 2017

Conservator, National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum is looking to fill 5 conservator positions in support of a planned renovation project at the Museum on the National Mall. This project is expected to last 7 to 8 years and will involve approximately 4000 artifacts representing the full range of materials from the 18th century to the present day. Since the collection encompasses a wide range of materials and preservation challenges, candidates with specialized skills and experience treating a range of materials are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 
5 Jul 2017

Eighth MaSC Workshop and Meeting

Pre-registration, abstract submission and workshop expression of interest now open!

HERCULES Lab, University of Évora

We are pleased to announce that you can now pre-register to attend the 8th MaSC meeting and that we invite participants to submit abstracts for this meeting. You are now also able to submit an expression of interest in attending the workshops on 26-27th September and 30th September 2017. For further details, please see below

26 Sep 2017 to 30 Sep 2017
Deadline: 
30 Jun 2017

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