Subject Tutor, Collections Care and Conservation Management

West Dean College has an international reputation for excellence in creative arts and conservation and specialises in the practical teaching at post graduate level. The College is part of The Edward James Foundation, a charitable educational trust located on the 6,400 acre West Dean Estate in beautiful West Sussex countryside near Chichester. The College is affiliated to the University of Sussex.

Application deadline: 
9 Jul 2018

Lecture: The Preservation of our Global Photographic Heritage

Photograph and film collections are held in museums, libraries, archives and private homes all over the world: they document our global heritage. These materials are deteriorating owing to exposure to poor environmental conditions, inadequate storage, and natural disasters. During this presentation, Debra will introduce the fundamental properties and care of photographic print and negative collections and address why their preservation is vital and relevant.

10 Jul 2018

Conference on the Creation and Conservation of Tudor Art

To celebrate the acquisition and conservation of the spectacular Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I, Royal Museums Greenwich will be holding a major two-day conference focussing on the production methods, materials and conservation of both Tudor paintings and the various decorative arts commonly associated with them.

6 Jul 2018 to 7 Jul 2018

Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit: Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our Health

The Washington Conservation Guild is Accepting Abstracts for the 2018 Summit:
Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit: Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our Health

The Washington Conservation Guild, the Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Safety, Health and Environmental Management and the Smithsonian National Collection Program will once again collaborate with the Lunder Conservation Center to host a Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit.

7 Nov 2018
1 Aug 2018

Course on Management and Monitoring of World Heritage Sites

Macao SAR has been a lucrative port of strategic importance in the development of international trade in Chinese territory. The Historic Centre of Macao was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2005, and presents a group of 22 principal buildings and public spaces that enable a clear understanding of the structure of the old trading port city.

8 Oct 2018 to 19 Oct 2018
6 Jul 2018

CollAsia - Conserving Photographic and Archival Collections

The purpose of this course is to improve scientific literacy, critical thinking, and decision-making skills among the diverse professionals caring for photographic and archival collections, held in diverse heritage institutions (e.g. museums, archives, libraries, documentation centers, etc.). The course will focus on materials, techniques, conservation and use of diverse archival media, with a particular attention to photographs. Attention will be given to issues related to significance, institutional mandates, collaborative research, risk assessment, storing and access of collections.

22 Nov 2018 to 13 Dec 2018
25 Jun 2018


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