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Digital Heritage Short Courses: 25-27 June 2018

The School of History & Heritage at University of Lincoln(UK) is organising three one-day courses on Digital Heritage for Conservators and Museum Professionals. The courses are designed to complement each other, but can also be taken as standalone units.

An Introduction to Digital Techniques for Conservators and Museum Professionals - Monday 25th June 2018

25 Jun 2018 to 27 Jun 2018

Seminar: Identification of Prints

Papierrestaurierung Hildegard Homburger, Krefelder Str. 17, 10555 Berlin, Germany

Hosted Hildegard Homburger in cooperation with the Internationale
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Archiv-, Buch- und Grafikrestauratoren
(IADA) www.iada-home.org

The language of the Seminar will be English.
Maximum participants: 8
Costs: 330 Euro or 285 Euro for IADA-members

18 Oct 2018 to 19 Oct 2018

Digitisation Conservator (Royal & Kings Project)

The collections contain mixed content types - manuscript books or codices, rolls and documents and letters bound into volumes. Some works are examples of the most excellent craftsmanship in book production, decoration and illumination. The British Library has signed an agreement with Gale Cengage Publishing to digitise approximately 2300 of these items to make them available online for researchers and members of the public. Based in the Conservation department, but working as part of the project team, the Digitisation Conservator will assess and prepare the items to enable digitisation over a 2 year period.

Application deadline: 
10 Jun 2018

Meeting: Preservation of natural history wet collections

A meeting on the theme of the Preservation of natural history wet collections will take place in Paris from December 5 through 7, 2018.

Organized by the French Center on Research for Preservation, under the CNRS, the French natural History Museum and the French Culture Ministry, the meeting will be held in the very heart of Paris, at the Grande
Galerie de l'Evolution (French natural History Museum, Jardin des Plantes).

5 Dec 2018 to 7 Dec 2018

Art Institute of Chicago Symposium 2018

UNFIXED: Material Challenges in Contemporary Art
June 28, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Scholars' day (open to the public)
June 29, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Time-based media workshop (by invitation)

The Art Institute of Chicago
Nichols Trustees Suite, Modern Wing
159 East Monroe Street

28 Jun 2018 to 29 Jun 2018

BathIRON Traditional Craft Skills in Metals Conservation - An ICON Metals Group Conference

Bath IRON will be a four-day festival of heritage ironwork in the historic city of Bath 14-17th June 2018 featuring live forging, craft stalls, music and street food. In keeping with this celebration of traditional skills, the Icon Metals Group one-day conference on the 15th of June will focus on the role of craft skills in conservation of heritage metals.

15 Jun 2018

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