Conference - Conservation Matters in Wales: Past practise, future practise

Call for papers and save the date:
'Conservation Matters in Wales: Past practise, future practise' One day Conference,
National Museum Wales,

Conservation connects past to the future but how do we make this link in our own practise? This one day conference will look back at previous conservation practises, look forward to where we're going, examine how they are connected and explore where there are opportunities to innovate.

19 Dec 2017
10 Nov 2017

Icon Textile Group Spring Forum: The Nature of Textiles

Call for Papers

Venue: Museum of London

The ICON Textile Group invites submissions for our annual Spring Forum.

ICON welcomes interdisciplinary papers or posters of a theoretical or practical nature, either on the specific theme of 'textiles and nature', or on a general theme of new developments in the interpretation, care and conservation of textiles.

Potential topics for papers could include:

21 May 2018
1 Dec 2017

PhD Studentship - University of Leeds / Tate

PhD Studentship: Pigment-Additive Interactions in Synthetic Emulsion Materials and Implications for the Conservation of Modern and Contemporary Art

The University of Leeds, in partnership with Tate, is offering a PhD studentship suitable for applicants with a background in science or engineering to investigate if, and how, pigments affect the formulation stability of synthetic emulsion materials developed since the 1950s.

Application deadline: 
1 Nov 2017

2018 American Glass Guild Conference - Call for papers

Conference Dates: June 22-24, 2018 Cleveland, Ohio
Workshop Dates: June 21 & 22, 2018
Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017

The American Glass Guild Conference Committee is seeking proposals for lectures, panels, demonstrations by artists, craftspeople, studios, conservators, architects, historians or panels for the AGG annual Conference to be held June 22 - 24, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. We are also interested in proposals for pre-conference workshops. Please consider sharing case studios, bodies of work and other relevant information with others in the profession.

21 Jun 2018 to 24 Jun 2018
1 Dec 2017

House and Collections Manager, Castle Ward

Castle Ward, Strangford, Downpatrick, BT30 7LS
Salary: 25,935 pa, Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

As our House and Collections Manager you will have the exciting role of bringing Castle Ward and our collections to life for every visitor. Providing inspirational leadership and working with your team you’ll help to create new ideas at the same time as being committed to high levels of conservation and presentation for the collections.

Application deadline: 
23 Oct 2017

10th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2018)

Chania, Crete, Greece
The 10th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2018, is organized under the umbrella of ISAST (International Society for the Advancement of Science and Technology).

The conference invites Special and Contributed Sessions, Oral Papers, Best Practices, Workshops and Posters.
Details about the types of distribution please visit:

22 May 2018 to 25 May 2018
20 Dec 2017

Conservator: Collections Move Project

Full time
Fixed Term: until 31 October 2020
GBP 25,872 per annum
Application Deadline: 29 October 2017
Interview date: Friday 17 November 2017

The British Museum is seeking a Conservator to care for the collection through a combination of interventive and preventive measures in support of the museum's operating plan, in particular the relocation of indigenous and world cultures collections from off-site storage to new facilities in Bloomsbury.

Application deadline: 
29 Oct 2017


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