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Exhibitions Conservator

Cambridge University Library welcomes applications for the post of Exhibitions Conservator. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and proactive individual to work at the heart of one of the world's major research libraries. Cambridge University Library (CUL) is a legal deposit library containing one of the greatest collections of books and manuscripts in the world. CUL currently mounts two major exhibitions each year in its Milstein Exhibition Centre and monthly exhibitions in its two Entrance Hall cases. These are open to the public and admission is free.

Application deadline: 
29 Jun 2018

Magnets in Conservation Workshop

Ferrous Attractions - The Science Behind the Magic - Magnets in Conservation Workshop

NECA, in collaboration with Dartmouth College Library Preservation Services, is pleased to announce the upcoming workshop 'Ferrous Attractions - The Science Behind the Magic', taught by conservator and AIC Fellow, Gwen Spicer.

13 Jul 2018
Deadline: 
1 Jul 2018

Conference: Conservation and restoration of polychrome sculpture

"Keep colour/keep cool - Conservation and restoration of polychrome sculpture"
Fachtagung der Fachgruppe Polychrome Bildwerke
Venue: Technische Universität Munich
Lichtenbergstr. 4a
85748 Garching

22 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019
Deadline: 
30 Jul 2018

Subject Tutor, Collections Care and Conservation Management

West Dean College has an international reputation for excellence in creative arts and conservation and specialises in the practical teaching at post graduate level. The College is part of The Edward James Foundation, a charitable educational trust located on the 6,400 acre West Dean Estate in beautiful West Sussex countryside near Chichester. The College is affiliated to the University of Sussex.

Application deadline: 
9 Jul 2018

Lecture: The Preservation of our Global Photographic Heritage

Photograph and film collections are held in museums, libraries, archives and private homes all over the world: they document our global heritage. These materials are deteriorating owing to exposure to poor environmental conditions, inadequate storage, and natural disasters. During this presentation, Debra will introduce the fundamental properties and care of photographic print and negative collections and address why their preservation is vital and relevant.

10 Jul 2018

Conference on the Creation and Conservation of Tudor Art

To celebrate the acquisition and conservation of the spectacular Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I, Royal Museums Greenwich will be holding a major two-day conference focussing on the production methods, materials and conservation of both Tudor paintings and the various decorative arts commonly associated with them.

6 Jul 2018 to 7 Jul 2018

Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit: Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our Health

The Washington Conservation Guild is Accepting Abstracts for the 2018 Summit:
Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit: Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our Health

The Washington Conservation Guild, the Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Safety, Health and Environmental Management and the Smithsonian National Collection Program will once again collaborate with the Lunder Conservation Center to host a Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit.

7 Nov 2018
Deadline: 
1 Aug 2018

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