Workshop: Modern Resins for Varnishing and Retouching

Workshop: Modern Resins for Varnishing and Retouching Jill Whitten, Robert Proctor and Rene de la Rie
at SRAL Studios (Wiebengahal)
Address: Avenue Ceramique 224, 6221 KX, Maastricht
Tel: 0031 43 321 8444

Contact: Siska Losse (secretariat):

19 Mar 2018 to 21 Mar 2018

Metallography and Microstructure: A Summer School Course in Ancient and Historic Metals

This week-long course is designed to introduce or further develop knowledge of the microstructure of ancient metals and the practical application of metallography. Using prepared samples from the most extensive collection of mounted ancient metals in the world, course participants will learn how to sample, mount, polish, etch and interpret microstructural features.

2 Jul 2018 to 6 Jul 2018

Conservator Positions, Anthropology Redisplay Project

Conservator (Anthropology Redisplay) Ref: CCE10.17
Salary: GBP27,835 p.a. (rising to GBP28,403 on successful completion of probation) Hours of work: 35 per week, Monday to Friday
Contract: Two posts. Commencing 1st January 2018 until 31st July 2018

The HLF (Heritage Lottery Fund) has awarded GBP3.3m to the Horniman Museum and Gardens in south east London to create a World Gallery, due to open in 2018.

Application deadline: 
17 Nov 2017

Fluid preservation course

Simon Moore is once again offering a few places on the Fluid Preservation course, this year at the National Oceanographic Centre in Southampton (UK).

The dates are from the 11th to 14th of December and the cost for the 4 day course is being held at 300UKP and covers all aspects of fluid preservation and the practical conservation of fluid-preserved specimens.

The course comprises PowerPoint presentations each day for about 1 hour and the rest of the day is entirely devoted to practical work.

11 Dec 2017 to 14 Dec 2017

Bone and Ivory CPD workshop

The Institute of Conservation Archaeology Group is organising a CPD workshop, led by Sonia O'Connor, where attendees can learn how to identify different types of animal hard tissues. From ivory to bone and from antler to horn, even so far as investigating materials that have been used as fakes or substitutes!

The two day course will include lectures, handling sessions, and the opportunity to view various materials under magnification.

Please book your place early as there will be a maximum number of 27 places.

12 Dec 2017 to 13 Dec 2017

SBMK Summit on (inter)national collaboration Acting in Contemporary Art Conservation

Call for Papers

The Dutch Foundation for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (SBMK) was formed to manage the international project Modern Art: Who Cares (1995-1997). One of the results of this project was the foundation of INCCA: the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art.

15 Nov 2018 to 16 Nov 2018
31 Dec 2017

Conservator's conference: Renovated, rebuilt, saved - how they survived WWII. Conservation, preservation and prevention of items from the years 1939-1945

The Warsaw Rising Museum invites you to the Conservator's conference:
Renovated, rebuilt, saved - how they survived WWII. Conservation, preservation and prevention of items from the years 1939-1945

Languages of the conference: Polish, English

Registration and abstract submission is now open.

Join us at a conference at the Warsaw Rising Museum on 12-13 April 2018, in Warsaw, Poland, exploring the challenges of the conservation and preservation of items from WWII.

12 Apr 2018 to 13 Apr 2018
20 Dec 2017

Media Workshop at MoMA

Workshop 2


Monday, June 11 - Friday, June 15, 2018 at The Museum of Modern Art, NY

11 Jun 2018 to 15 Jun 2018
16 Jan 2018


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