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The 13th Cambridge Heritage Seminar "Heritage Studies: Stories in the Making"

When: Saturday 28 April 2012

Venue: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Site, University of Cambridge, UK

We invite you to participate in the 13th Annual Cambridge Heritage Seminar, "Heritage Studies: Stories In The Making," hosted by the University of Cambridge, Division of Archaeology's Heritage Research Group.

27 Apr 2012
Deadline: 
2 Mar 2012

Prima che l’Impensabile Succede un Altra Volta

Prima che l’Impensabile Succede un Altra Volta

Una discussione internazionale sulla necessita' di una ricerca sulla mitigazione sismica e le sue applicazioni per i beni culturali.
Se le statistiche sono corrette, molti dei centri culturali del mondo si confronteranno con forti terremoti nei primi decenni del 21 secolo. Molti di questi hanno gia' subito recentemente gli effetti di eventi sismici significativi (il terremoto avvenuto in Abruzzo, regione dell'Italia e' solo un esempio). Poiche' il tempo non e' favorevole alla conservazione, un'azione immediata e' fondamentale.

21 Jul 2009

Summer School in Ancient and Historic Metals

To be held at: The University of Southern California (USC), USA

16th -20th July 2012. Course is limited to 10 participants only.

15 Jul 2012 to 19 Jul 2012

Call for papers for the next Art History Supplement (AHS) - History of conservation"

History of conservation

Submission deadline 20 February 2012

This is the open call for papers for the next Art History Supplement (AHS).

The proposed general theme, but not limited to, is "History of conservation".

Submission deadline 20 February 2012.

Aspects of conservation in theory and in practice. Conservation of material and immaterial, conservation of tangible and intangible culture, of paintings and buildings, natural places and sites. Conservation of personal and oral histories, or else when conservation becomes commemoration.

20 Feb 2012

Call for papers for a conference to be held at the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen, May 13-16 2013 entitled "Conservation in the Nineteenth Century"

The conservation profession has its roots in the intellectual movements of the first half of the 19th century, which followed the Enlightenment. Scholarly study of objects made available by important archeological excavations and discoveries gave birth to the first debates on theoretical issues of preservation. Also playing a significant role in conservation practice were political events disrupting Europe in the first decades of the 19th century, in particular, Napoleon’s appropriation of works of art.

16 Feb 2013
Deadline: 
1 Mar 2012

Andrew W. Mellon Residency in Conservation Education at Buffalo State College

The Art Conservation Department at Buffalo State College seeks conservators to fill a new two-year teaching residency.

The residency is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and offers exceptional professional development opportunities for future conservation educators. Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong interest in teaching and excellent communication skills. At least five years of work experience in conservation is preferred.

Application deadline: 
30 Mar 2012

Andrew W. Mellon Advanced Training Fellowship in Painting Conservation

The Menil Collection is pleased to offer an advanced training fellowship in painting conservation supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The term of the fellowship is one year with the possibility of renewal. The fellowship will provide an opportunity for the conservator to participate in all departmental activities associated with a diverse and distinguished collection that includes significant holdings of 20th century and contemporary art.

Application deadline: 
14 Apr 2012

Digital Prints: Identification and Preservation - A Masterclass with Martin Jürgens

20|21 Conservação e Restauro, a Portuguese contemporary art conservation studio, has invited Martin Jürgens to teach a 4 day course aimed at professional conservators.

Digital prints are omnipresent today in professional photography, art, archives, but also in everyday life. The different printing techniques and the materials of the many different kinds of prints can be difficult to tell apart, however. And how should digital prints be included in museum databases, mounted for exhibition, housed for storage, or even restored?

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