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Modular Cleaning Program and Gel Solvent Workshop

Pratt Institute, Department of Math and Science, Brooklyn, NY
Instructor: Chris Stavroudis, conservator in private practice, West Hollywood, CA

12 Jun 2017 to 16 Jun 2017
Deadline: 
6 May 2017

IS&T Archiving 2017 Conference

This four-day Archiving Conference will be held at the National Library of Latvia in Riga, a UNESCO world heritage site.

The Archiving Conference brings together an international community of imaging experts and technicians, as well as conservators, curators, managers, and researchers from libraries, archives, museums, records management repositories, information technology institutions, and commercial enterprises to explore and discuss the field of digitization and special imaging of cultural heritage and archiving.

15 May 2017 to 18 May 2017

Textile Conservator

National Trust, The Textile Conservation Studio, Norfolk, NR11 6AF UK

Salary for the role is £25,935 per annum.
1 year contract

Summary
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: 
4 May 2017

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St. Catherine Monastery targeted by Isis

©Berthold Werner

EGYPT – A group of terrorists believed to belong to the Islamic state attacked Egyptian security forces at the entrance of St. Catherine's Monastery in the south Sinai region of Egypt. The attack resulted in the killing of one police officer and injuring of four others. This is the latest attack in a series of incidents over the Easter periods targeting mainly Christian churches.
St. Catherine Monastery, a Greek Orthodox site, is one of the world's most important Christian sites.

Painting Conservator

Artex is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive fine art service provider to museums, galleries, auction houses and private collectors. We specialize in the safe handling of fine art, antiques and museum objects of all kinds. We provide transportation, crating and packing, storage, installation, rigging, and conservation services to museums, galleries, and auction houses as well as private and corporate collections. No matter the size or scope of the job, we provide solutions that meet or exceed the expectations of our clients, while ensuring them the most cost effective service possible. For this reason, ARTEX is routinely chosen to handle the most complex and demanding of projects, ranging from entire museum relocations to the shipment of an individual piece.

Application deadline: 
7 May 2017

Internship in Textiles Conservation

Ref IIP1702
The Bowes Museum HLF Skills for the Future Internship
Internship in Textiles Conservation

12 months Internship starting June / July 2017
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: 
8 May 2017

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