36th Gerry Hedley Student Symposium 2018

We are pleased to announce that the 36th Annual Gerry Hedley Symposium will be returning to Newcastle-upon-Tyne on Monday 4 June 2018, and will be hosted once again by Northumbria University.

The symposium, named in honour of Gerry Hedley, conservation researcher and educator, will allow for final year students of paintings and paper conservation training courses to present their research to other trainees and conservation professionals.

Time: 10:30- 18:00, with registration open from 9:00 am. The day's proceedings will be followed by a reception.

4 Jun 2018

Free Workshop: Pressure Sensitive Tape Removal

We have 4 available spots to attend a two-day workshop on "New products for Pressure Sensitive Tape removal" in Barcelona, Spain.

The workshop is part of the dissemination plan of the Nanorestart project (H2020 Grant Agreement 646063) and therefore has no cost for the participants except for travel and accommodation.

The workshop will take place on the 16th and 17th of May and will be taught in English by the paper conservator Antonio Mirabile.

16 May 2018 to 17 May 2018

Gels in Paper Conservation Workshop

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) presents the Gels in Paper Conservation workshop September 19 - 21, 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries in Philadelphia, PA. The workshop will be instructed by Anne Maheux and Michelle Sullivan, and organized by Sarah Reidell.

19 Sep 2018 to 21 Sep 2018


The Thirteenth Infrared and Raman User's Group (IRUG 13) conference will be held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, December 5-7, 2018. The conference will include oral and poster presentations addressing all aspects of the application of infrared and Raman spectroscopies to the study of cultural artifacts and their preservation, as well as applications in forensic science.

Deadline for submission of 500-word abstracts for papers & posters: June 1, 2018

5 Dec 2018 to 7 Dec 2018
1 Jun 2018

Conservation Picture Framer

It's conserving a magnificent history that will be enjoyed by future generations

Its working with a shared and unique purpose, and it's caring for and presenting one of the world's largest art collections. This is what makes working for Royal Collection Trust so different.

In terms of both quality and diversity, our collection of decorative arts is breath-taking, featuring items that are unique and historically significant.

Joining a team of talented conservation and restoration specialists, you'll care for and restore picture frames to the highest standard.

Application deadline: 
30 Apr 2018

Conservator, Adam Matthew Digitisation Project

Fixed term for 2 years

The British Library leads and collaborates in growing the world's knowledge base. We have signed a partnership with Adam Matthew Digital to make thousands of digitised historic documents and manuscripts available online to researchers, scholars and the general public. The Conservation department, which comprises some 50 people, is responsible for the care of one of the largest, richest and most diverse research collections in the world.
This is an opportunity for a qualified Conservator to work closely with the Project Conservator and Imaging Team, Project Manager and Curators. You will be based in the Adam Matthew imaging studio carrying out the ordering and condition checking of collection material to ensure the workflow; plan and conduct the preparation treatments on a range of collection items that are being digitised as part of this project. You?ll operate with minimal supervision and have the skills and knowledge to plan, manage and track your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You must be able to communicate effectively with people at all levels, and be able to keep clear, consistent and accurate records of all activities undertaken.

Application deadline: 
6 May 2018

ECPN Webinar on Preventive Conservation

The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) is pleased to announce our upcoming webinar, 'Lights, Camera, (Preventive) Action! Careers in Preventive Conservation' taking place on Thursday April 26th from
12:30-1:30 pm EDT.

26 Apr 2018

Modular Cleaning Program Refresher Workshop

Instructor: Chris Stavroudis
The Conservation Center
9am to 5pm
Registration Fee: $100
Catered Lunch Option for Both Days: $30*

5 May 2018 to 6 May 2018
3 May 2018


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