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IAP CPD Course: Conservation of Glass

Tutor(s): Stephen Koob
Price(s): £565.00
Places available: 10
Location: Eugeniusz Geppert Academy Of Art And Design

This practical course, to be held at The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy Of Art And Design, The Ceramic And Glass Faculty, University of Wroclaw, Poland covers the principles and practice of historical and archaeological glass cleaning, care, conservation and restoration.

18 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018

IAP Course: Digital Photography of Museum Objects

Tutor(s): Stuart Laidlaw and Mike Halliwell
Price(s): £345.00
Places available: 10
Location: London, Institute of Archaeology

This two day practical course is for those who wish to optimise the results they are obtaining using digital equipment to record images of museum objects. Whilst there will be discussions on the use and choice of digital cameras the emphasis will be on practical photographic and lighting techniques and on how to manipulate the resultant digital images for use in reports, exhibition catalogues etc.

12 Jun 2018 to 13 Jun 2018

Paper Conservation Internship

Joint Paper Conservation Internship: Rakow Research Library & West Lake Conservators

The Rakow Research Library at The Corning Museum of Glass and West Lake Conservators are excited to offer two positions for joint internships in the field of paper and photograph conservation.

Application deadline: 
1 Apr 2018

2018 Keck Award – Call for applications

Every two years an award is offered to the individual or group who, in the opinion of IIC Council, has done most to further public appreciation of what the conservation profession achieves. The award consists of a certificate and a cash prize of £1000, presented at the biennial IIC Congress.

Details of previous award winners can be found on the IIC website at the Keck Awards page.

Deadline: 
Monday, 2 April, 2018

Conservation Digitisation Internship

Conservation Internship in Digitisation (British Library, The National Archives, Bodleian Libraries)
Salary is £21,000 pa Full Time (36 hours per week over 5 days)
Fixed-Term for 2-years
9 months British Library, 9 months The National Archives, 6 months Bodleian Libraries, Oxford

Application deadline: 
4 Mar 2018

IAP Course 2018 - Identification of Pigments

Tutor(s): Tracey Chaplin
Location: Birkbeck College

This introductory / refresher four day course introduces the techniques necessary to identify pigments using the polarizing light microscope. The relevant theory and optical properties of materials are explained in lectures/discussions and course notes but the majority of the course is dedicated to learning in practice how to determine the optical properties of pigments and to use these to identify pigments.

11 Jun 2018 to 14 Jun 2018

Assistant Scientist

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI)—located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, and the Getty Villa in Malibu, California—is one of the operating programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust, working internationally to advance conservation practice in the visual arts—broadly interpreted to include objects, collections, architecture, and sites. The GCI serves the conservation community through scientific research, education and training, field projects, and the dissemination of information.

Application deadline: 
26 Mar 2018

Old Cities New Challenges (OCNC18) A Course for Urban Conservation in Southeast Asia

The primary objective of OCNC18 is to improve urban conservation practices in Southeast Asian cities by providing participants with a fuller understanding of conservation methodologies and effective and practical tools and techniques for the conservation of historic places in urban contexts. The curriculum for this course derives, in part, from the GCI's previous courses in the region.

29 Sep 2018 to 6 Oct 2018
Deadline: 
15 Apr 2018

Conservator (One Collection)

Location Science Museum at Blythe House

Do you have experience in conservation and collections care, and a passion to work amongst our world-renowned and extensive collection?

One Collection is the Science Museum Group's major strategic initiative to re-imagine how our world-leading collection is cared for, accessed and shared. As part of this exciting project we are looking for a Conservator to work with our project inventory and conservation teams, ensuring our collection is cared for during a period of unprecedented movement and change.

Application deadline: 
4 Mar 2018

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