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IIC Annual Review online

IIC's new Annual Review is available from the IIC web-site here. This was presented at the 2017 Annual General Meeting and is the first in a new series of reviews to present IIC's activities and engagement throughout the past year. We hope you enjoy this new way of conveying news about IIC's activities and future plans.

IIC - Palace Museum 2017 Hong Kong Textile Symposium registration open

Symposium venue: Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong welcomes you!
Conservation and museum professionals are cordially invited to join the textile conservation symposium entitled 'Unroll and Unfold: Preserving Textiles and Thangkas to Last' jointly presented by IIC, the Palace Museum in Beijing and the Conservation Office of the Hong Kong SAR.

Senior House Steward

Wimpole Estate, The National Trust UK, England, Royston

Job Posting Title: IRC54056
Job Title: Senior House Steward
Job Type: Full time (37.5 hrs pw)
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £23,397 pa
Location: Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0BW

Can you bring our special place to life in all sorts of exciting and imaginative ways? Are you passionate about great conservation? Can you deliver exceptional service every time, for everyone? If so, this is the perfect job for you.

Application deadline: 
21 Jul 2017

It is time to renew your IIC membership for 2017–2018

You can renew on the website (renewal instructions are in red on the upper right side of the front page of this web-site), or by using the form that you will receive by post in the next few weeks.

New membership bands

IIC has introduced a new membership structure that takes effect for renewal for the July 2017 to June 2018 membership year and you can read all about these in the main article here ...

Into the Vault: Library & Archive Storage Strategies

presented by the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Libraries and archives are challenged to seek innovative yet practical ways to maximize use of storage areas, enhance current facilities, efficiently utilize resources, and incorporate technology into storage solutions. Whether renovating or building a new space, institutions must address sustainability, while balancing access needs and collections care.

25 Sep 2017 to 26 Sep 2017

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Conservation of Ceramics and Related Materials

The Edward James Foundation is a charitable educational trust located on the 6,400 acre West Dean Estate in beautiful West Sussex countryside near Chichester, specialising in creative and applied arts. As well as being a respected educational institution, the historic house and collections, the stunning grounds and gardens open to the public, and the year round events and exhibitions make West Dean truly unique.

Application deadline: 
24 Jul 2017

14th Masterclass "Retouching Colors Workshop"

20|21 Conservação e Restauro de Arte Contemporânea are pleased to announce their 14th Masterclass "Retouching Colors Workshop", with Roberto Bestetti.

The aim of the Masterclass is to provide information and materials for the preparation of two complete retouching color sets, one with Laropal A-8 and the other with Acquazol or Gum Arabic.

- €370 VAT included (for participants of other 20|21's workshops)
- €430 VAT included (for newcomers)

For more information please see the attached flyer.

26 Oct 2017 to 27 Oct 2017

Paper Conservator

Job Title: Conservator (Paper)
Location: Bristol Culture based at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Salary Range: £26,822 - £30,153
Contract: Permanent/Full-time
Closing date for applications: Monday 24th July 2017

Bristol Culture has an exciting opportunity for an experienced paper conservator to join their Conservation and Documentation team.

Application deadline: 
24 Jul 2017

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