Plastics Heritage: History, Limits and Possibilities Congress - Call for Papers

Museu da Famácia (Pharmacy Museum)

Deadline for session proposals: 30th August 2018;
Deadline for paper proposals: 15th November 2018.
Please consult the guidelines, below.

Call for Papers
We are living in a time of increasing dependence on and encounters with synthetic materials, such as plastics, in our day-to-day life.

29 May 2019 to 31 May 2019
30 Aug 2018

Icon Internships, Textiles Conservation

The Bowes Museum HLF Skills for the Future Internship
2 x 12 months Internships starting August 2018
Location: The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham Educational Stipend: ?16,000

The Bowes Museum, in partnership with Icon, and with the generous support of the Heritage Lottery Fund is offering a programme of Textile Conservation internships from 2014 to 2019. The intern to work within the conservation department, and alongside the department of textile and dress.

Application deadline: 
25 May 2018

Associate Textile Conservator

JOB DESCRIPTION: Associate Textile Conservator or Textile Conservator Grade K or M (exempt)
REPORTS TO: Head of Conservation

Application deadline: 
29 May 2018

Getty Conservation Institute: CAPS workshop

The Getty Conservation Institute are pleased to announce their CAPS (Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces) workshops taking place in South America in October 2018.

15-19 October

The Instituto de Investigaciones sobre el Patrimonio Cultural at the Universidad Nacional de San Martin.
The application is found in this link below:

15 Oct 2018 to 26 Oct 2018
18 Jun 2018

Response and Recovery Webinars

The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) and the Foundation for the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) have partnered to present a series of webinars and online resources that provide sound recovery practices for cultural heritage. The target audience for these online training events includes staff in small museums responsible for collections care, as well as homeowners and collectors.

Registration is open for the first two webinars. Participation is free and recordings of the webinars will be made available following the program.

18 May 2018

IIC 2018 Congress – Brommelle Memorial Fund Grants for student attendance – application deadline extended!

The deadline for applications to the Brommelle Memorial Fund for the 2018 Congress has been extended to 22nd May! These grants are only open to students enrolled in a full-time course of conservation training leading to a recognised academic qualification. Please go to the Grants page on the IIC Turin Congress webpage to download the application form

Conservator (Fine Arts)

CCI is pleased to invite submissions for two Fine Art Conservator positions. Positions are open to Canadian citizens and Canadian citizens residing outside of Canada

Conservator (Fine Arts) GT-06
Assistant Conservator (Fine Arts) GT-04
Canadian Heritage - Canadian Conservation Institute
Ottawa (Ontario), Canada
$77,700 to $88,748
$62,556 to $71,124

Fine Arts Conservator, GT-06

The successful candidate:

Application deadline: 
10 May 2018

Textile Conservator

The Textile Conservation Studio, Norwich, NR11 6AF UK
Salary for the role is £27,191 per annum.
Maternity cover: 1 year contract

The National Trust is Europe's leading conservation charity and its textile collections, located in over 300 historic houses open to the public in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are of outstanding importance. Textile conservation also offers great opportunities to engage the public through interpretation of our work at our properties. Come and join our dedicated and enthusiastic team.

Application deadline: 
23 May 2018

Best in Heritage: Projects of Influence

Annual, global conference featuring award-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects

In partnership with EUROPA NOSTRA, with support of Creative Europe programme & International Council of Museums (ICOM)

26 Sep 2018 to 28 Sep 2018


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