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Impact Factor increases for Studies in Conservation

We are delighted that the Impact Factor of our leading journal Studies in Conservation has increased from 0.613 to 0.797, showing that it is being more frequently cited and is of growing benefit to conservation scientists.

Senior Sculpture Conservator

Location: South Kensington
Salary: £33,181.00 - £39,883.00 Per Annum

The V&A is the world's leading museum of art, design and performance. We enrich people's lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.

We are seeking an experienced sculpture conservator to join the V&A’s sculpture conservation team preparing objects for the Museum’s exciting and busy programme of new gallery developments, exhibitions, loans and collections care.

Application deadline: 
19 Aug 2019

ICCROM Africa Expert Meeting for Cultural Heritage Conservation concluded at the Egyptian Academy in Rome

Image of participants at ICCROM’s Africa Expert Meeting for Cultural Heritage Conservation, held at the Egyptian Academy in Rome from 9-11 January 2019. Image courtesy of ICCROM.

Review courtesy of ICCROM

Connect and inspire African youth with the possibilities of their rich heritage. Use digital technologies, including social media, to promote heritage awareness and support creative industries. Engage heritage as an economic asset to address poverty and unemployment among young people. These are just some of the potential directions discussed during ICCROM’s Africa Expert Meeting for Cultural Heritage Conservation, held at the Egyptian Academy in Rome from 9-11 January 2019.

Reflections on the 45th Annual Meeting of ANAGPIC in Los Angeles

The UCLA/Getty class of 2020 with UCLA/Getty professor Ellen Pearlstein (far left). Image courtesy of Jennifer McGough.

By Kasey Hamilton and Austin Anderson

In April of this year, over 160 people travelled to Los Angeles to attend the 45th annual meeting of the Association of North American Graduate Programs in Conservation of Cultural Property (ANAGPIC). Students, faculty, and staff of the UCLA/Getty Interdepartmental Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials had the pleasure of not only attending the three-day conference, but hosting it as well.

Book Review: Selected Acquisitions: ICCROM Library

Daniela Sauer holding the three books highlighted in her review. Image courtesy of  ICCROM Library.

Reviews by Daniela Sauer

For the June 2019 issue of News in Conservation, the ICCROM Library is contributing a list of new acquisitions and summaries of a selected group of top titles hand-picked by the librarian. We look forward to this being a regular quarterly inclusion in News in Conservation going forward.

Book Review: Sam Francis: The Artist’s Materials

Book cover of Sam Francis: The Artist’s Materials. Image courtesy of The Getty Conservation Institute

Review by Christian Scheidemann

Sam Francis: The Artist’s Materials
By Debra Burchett-Lere and Aneta Zebala
The Getty Conservation Institute
Los Angeles, 2019
150 pages / USD $ 40.00 / Paperback
ISBN 9781606065839

Globetrotting on International Museum Day

A young museum visitor at the National Air and Space Museum of France on International Museum Day © Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace - Paris-Le Bourget / Vincent Pandellé

Introduction by Sharra Grow

Yep, it’s that time of year again! The 18th of May saw celebrations of ICOM International Museum Day from all around the world. This year’s theme was “Museums as Cultural Hubs: The future of tradition.” Here at IIC we collected stories of museum celebrations all the way from South Africa to Siberia. Read more about how these museums are promoting local culture, finding new ways to interact with their communities, and forging new traditions.



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