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Workshop: Sharing Conservation II

On 4 and 5 October 2012, the Polymaterial Laboratory of the Vatican Museums revisits Sharing Conservation, presenting a second edition dedicated to the material Earth and its characteristics in the ethnographical collections. The two day workshop will constitute a valuable occasion for the comparison of different approaches to conservation at an international level, within the aim of promoting Sustainable Conservation and Restoration.

3 Oct 2012 to 4 Oct 2012

To coat or not to coat ? Protective coatings : history, theory and practice

Call for Papers

The next annual congress and AGM of the Swiss Association of conservator-restorers (SCR) will take place at the SUPSI in Lugano on 14th and 15th February 2013. This year, the topic will be finishing or protective coatings.

14 Feb 2013 to 15 Feb 2013
Deadline: 
14 Oct 2012

Conservation and Scientific Research Fellowships 2013-2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Conservation and Scientific Research Fellowships provide practical training and hands-on treatment of works of art to junior conservators and scientific researchers in the field. Junior fellowships are intended for those who have completed graduate-level training in conservation. The fellowships also support senior scholars carrying out independent research projects related to the Museum’s collections. Senior fellowships are intended for well-established professionals with advanced training in the field and a proven publication record.

Application deadline: 
7 Dec 2012

Managing the Unexpected: collection management and disasters workshop

Australasian Registrars Committee presents Managing the Unexpected: collection management and disasters workshop

Registrations now open.

The ARC is pleased to open registrations for a new afternoon seminar that will be held in Sydney, Melbourne, Dunedin and Auckland in November 2012.



13 Nov 2012 to 22 Nov 2012

Assistant Photograph Conservator

Assistant Photograph Conservator, Paper Conservation Laboratory, Conservation Center, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is seeking a full-time, photograph conservator to work within the paper conservation laboratory. The conservator will participate in all departmental activities including documentation, analysis and treatment for the photographic collection and will assist with paper related projects in the conservation lab as work load and deadlines necessitate.

Application deadline: 
16 Sep 2012

List of papers announced: IIC Nordic Group - NKF’s XIX International Conference

Planning to move? Processes and consequences for collections, objects and society

A full list of papers for the 2012 IIC Nordic Group - NKF Conference in Oslo has been announced. The main conference theme is the planned transport of objects and collections. This congress aims to be a professional commentary on society’s desire to relocate objects of cultural heritage value: collections, individual objects, buildings and other built structures.

Deadline: 
14 Oct 2012

Director, Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Yale University seeks a director to provide intellectual, creative, and operational leadership of its new Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage. Founded with a $25 million gift from Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin '78, the Institute on Yale's West Campus will create and disseminate new knowledge by uniting the vast resources of the University's museum and library collections with the scientific, technical, and intellectual wealth of Yale's schools and academic departments to advance conservation and digitization science and its practice around the world.

Application deadline: 
1 Sep 2012

Career Opportunities at National Museum of Qatar, Doha, State of Qatar

Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) has acquired masterpieces through the years, which QMA is committed to preserve and showcase to the world. QMA is dedicated to accomplish the vision of His Highness The Emir of Qatar through education and cultural interaction with communities in and outside of Qatar.

Its mission is to unite and focus the efforts of all museums in the State of Qatar for the acquisition, preservation and interpretation of collections and monuments held in trust for the Qatari people, to be shared with national and tourist audiences.

Application deadline: 
15 Sep 2012

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