2018-2019 Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Fellowships in Conservation of Museum Collections

The Smithsonian's Office of Fellowships and Internships has announced one-year fellowships for recent graduates of masters programs in art and archaeological conservation (or the equivalent) or conservation scientists, including those at the postdoctoral level, to conduct research and gain further training in Smithsonian centers for the conservation and research of museum collections. The fellowship begins in the fall of 2018. A stipend of $41,000 is being offered at the postgraduate level and $55,400 at the postdoctoral level, plus a research allowance up to $4,000.

Application deadline: 
1 Dec 2017

Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) Webinar

The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) is pleased to announce our upcoming webinar, 'Showcasing Your Work: Preparing and Maintaining a Conservation Portfolio', taking place on Tuesday, November 14th from 12:30-1:30 pm EST.

14 Nov 2017

Florence Heri-Tech - The Future of Heritage Science and Technologies


Florence Heri-Tech - The Future of Heritage Science and Technologies Palazzo dei Congressi – Villa Vittoria, Florence, ITALY CALL FOR PAPERS


Florence Heri-Tech has a high-level scientific and cultural profile and aims to create an International Forum in Florence for participants to compare and debate research, themes and trends in cultural heritage science and technologies.

16 May 2018 to 18 May 2018
15 Nov 2017

CATS conference: Trading Paintings and Painters’ Materials 1550-1800

On 21 and 22 June 2018, a two-day Technical Art History conference will be held by CATS, titled 'Trading Paintings and Painters’ Materials 1550-1800'. The focus of the conference will be on the emerging international markets and their implications for the artistic production in Early Modern Europe (1550-1800), in particular in relation to the trade in paintings and artists’ materials.

For more information on the call for papers, conference programme and registration go to:

21 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018

Project Specialist: Earthen Architecture Initiative

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), located in Los Angeles, California, and one of the operating programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust, works internationally to advance conservation practice in the visual arts—broadly interpreted to include objects, collections, architecture, and sites. The Institute serves the conservation community through scientific research, education and training, field projects, and the dissemination of information. In all its endeavors, the GCI creates and delivers knowledge that contributes to the conservation of the world's cultural heritage.

Application deadline: 
30 Nov 2017

Notice of Elections to Council - 2018 Annual General Meeting - 22nd January 2018

IIC holds an Annual General Meeting every year which every IIC Fellow, Honorary Fellow, Individual member and student member is invited to attend. The Annual General Meeting is to allow Council (IIC’s charity trustees) to explain their management of the Institute to the members and it also provides members with an opportunity to ask questions before voting on the business items on the agenda, and to elect, or re-elect, members of Council to run the Institute for the next twelve months.

At IIC’s 2018 Annual General Meeting, to be held in London on Monday 22nd January 2018, a number of Council positions will be open to a ballot of IIC Individual members and Fellows and there are five positions open to candidates. If you or an IIC member you know wishes to contribute to the development of heritage conservation, please take part or bring this opportunity to their attention. Nominations for these positions are welcomed.

Wednesday, 22 November, 2017

Assistant Collection Care Development Officer

Fixed term until 31 March 2018
Salary: £23,196 per annum

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in the Department of Conservation and Collection Care, to support the ACE Collection Care programme to London Regional Museums.

Application deadline: 
29 Oct 2017

Workshop - Solvents and Paint Films: the practical ramifications

by Gwendoline R. Fife
SRAL Studios, Wiebengahal, Avenue Ceramique 224

The aim of the workshop is to support practitioners in their practical applications of solvents. This will be achieved by providing a review of knowledge with an overview including recent research into solvent effects, current findings into solvent application techniques, and an open forum for discussions covering workshop participants' questions, practical experiences and opinions regarding solvent choices and application.

23 Apr 2018 to 25 Apr 2018
15 Mar 2018


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