African Rock Art: research, digital outputs and heritage management

Call for Papers

Stevenson Lecture Theatre
British Museum
Free entrance

The African Rock Art Image Project is pleased to announce a call for papers for the conference “African Rock Art: research, digital outputs and heritage management”. The conference will address the application of new digital technologies to the recording, conservation and display of rock art across the continent, together with the issues of the curatorship and management, either physically or digitally.

4 Nov 2016 to 5 Nov 2016
15 Jul 2016

Researcher, Conservation Science, CMOP (Cleaning Modern Oil Paints)

Funded as part of a JPI Heritage Plus scheme, the Cleaning Modern Oil Paints (CMOP) project investigates the conservation challenges around twentieth- and twenty-first-century oil paintings ( This is your chance to work with Tate conservation scientists in one of the most globally important art institutions on ground-breaking research into a significant challenge facing modern and contemporary art conservation.

Application deadline: 
6 Jun 2016

British Mural Painting Study Day

'Those Wilder Sorts of Painting' Revisiting Murals in Britain 1600-1750
Murray Edwards College

The British Art Network sub group, British Mural Painting, is pleased to announce a one-day inter-disciplinary study-day on 16 September 2016 at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge. To reserve a place, please contact Lydia Hamlett:

Please see the attached for further information.

16 Sep 2016

Symposium: Looking at Mother-of-Pearl Lacquerware from Korea

Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
May 21, 2016
9:30 am-1:30 pm
Free with museum admission

All are welcome to attend a special half-day symposium hosted by the Asian Art Museum on the techniques, history, and conservation of mother-of-pearl lacquerware objects from Korea. The symposium is held in conjunction with the special exhibition "Mother-of-Pearl Lacquerware from Korea", on view in the Tateuchi Gallery through October.

21 May 2016

SEAHA Special Seminar in Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imaging

Wolfson College
Linton Road
Oxford OX2 6UD.
9:30am - 5 pm

Audience: Imaging Scientists and heritage professionals who wish to know more about emerging techniques in the field of multispectral and hyperspectral imaging.

Ticket Price: UKP70.00 pp (Refreshments, lunch and wine reception included)

30 Jun 2016

International Conference on Applications of Radiation Science and Technology (ICARST-2017)

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Among the topical areas of this conference, some concern the conservation science community:
Use of radiation technology for cultural heritage imaging and preservation
Radiation based imaging technologies
Educational tools and methods for human resource development in this field

24 Apr 2017 to 28 Apr 2017
30 Jun 2016

Icon Ethnography Group Lecture: Fungal Interactions with Organic Materials within heritage collections

Lecture Theatre G6
Institute of Archaeology, UCL
31-34 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0PY

The Icon Ethnography Group presents a lecture given by Sophie Downes on fungi encountered within historic collections and the damage that can potentially be caused to organic materials.

After a year-long survey of 20 historic buildings around Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the three most common species of airborne fungi that were found in each property, during all seasons, were selected to investigate how fungi interact with the materials that they colonise.

1 Jun 2016

Symposium: Picasso Picabia Ernst - Call for Papers

Clore Auditorium

One-day symposium organised by Tate and The Clothworkers' Foundation to mark the end of the Clothworkers' Fellowship 2014-16

The Picasso Picabia Ernst Symposium aims to bring together conservators, conservation scientists, curators, art historians, professionals, and students to discuss the work of these three key artists from the early-twentieth century. Annette King will present some of the outcomes of her two-year Clothworkers' Fellowship examining selected paintings by Pablo Picasso, Francis Picabia and Max Ernst in the Tate collection.

25 Nov 2016
31 May 2016


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