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Artists' Workshops: Places and Process -Poor Materials/Noble Materials

The IIC French Group (SFIIC) is organizing a two-day meeting, to be held in Marseille on October 4th and 5th. The detailed program and registration form can be found here (in French):
https://sfiic.com/index.php/rencontres-2018/

The diversification of heritage fields in recent decades and the concomitant use of new materials, places and production processes encourage us to take a different look at cultural property and associated material history.

4 Oct 2018 to 5 Oct 2018

Conference: A Part Of Everyday Life – Furniture and other wooden objects of everyday life in conservation-restoration

Call for Papers

The speciality group "Furniture and Wooden Objects" of the VDR (German Association of Conservator-Restorers), kindly supported by the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg, invites you to the conference ”A Part Of Everyday Life - Furniture and other wooden objects of everyday life in conservation-restoration”, taking place from 9th-11th May 2019. In this context the panel will also celebrate their 40th anniversary.

You are invited to share your experiences and to contribute to the programme.

9 Mar 2019 to 11 May 2019
Deadline: 
31 Aug 2018

Notice to all IIC Hon. Fellows and Fellows - IIC Fellowship Ballot published

The latest electronic ballot of candidates for election to IIC's Fellowship has just been posted on the IIC web-site and you are invited to take part in this. The ballot is open to all IIC Fellows in good standing (i.e. those whose membership fees are up to date) and to all IIC Honorary Fellows.

The ballot ends on Friday 3rd August 2018.

The link to these ballots on the IIC web-site is via the 'Vote' link you will see in the left hand column: www.iiconservation.org/vote

Deadline: 
Friday, 3 August, 2018

Head of Conservation

£45,000 - £60,000 per annum
36 hours per week, with occasional weekend and evening working

Application deadline: 
15 Jul 2018

History of Art: Fractional Teaching Fellow in the Theory and History of Conservation

A fractional teaching fellow is sought to deliver a module on the Theory and History of Conservation to second year History of Art students in the academic year 2018/19. The module is scheduled to be taught from 4-6pm on Tuesday afternoons from 1st January - 31st May 2019. In addition to this teaching, and the administration that comes with the delivery of undergraduate teaching which includes marking and the preparation of learning materials, the successful candidate may be asked to supervise undergraduate dissertations.

Application deadline: 
7 Jul 2018

Analysis of Weave Structures in Museum Textiles Workshop

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) presents the "Analysis of Weave Structures in Museum Textiles: Textile Basics and Non-Woven Structures" workshop October 8 - 10, 2018 at The George Washington University and The Textile Museum in Ashburn, VA. The workshop will be instructed by Elena Phipps and organized by Maria Fusco.

8 Oct 2018 to 10 Oct 2018

IAP Course: Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Galleries and Historic Houses

Tutor(s): David Pinniger
Price(s): £150.00
Places available: 20
Location: The National Archives, Richmond, UK

Course objectives
1/ To introduce the main insect pests which attack collections.
• What they need to live; How to identify them; The damage they cause; Ways to prevent them becoming established.
2/ Understanding pest environments
3/ Selecting the most appropriate treatments to control pests
4/ Making plans to establish an IPM programme
5/ Examining available resources to help with IPM

24 Oct 2018

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