Assistant/Associate Objects Conservator

The American Museum of Natural History Division of Anthropology Conservation lab seeks to hire a Mellon Foundation funded assistant/associate conservator (Fellow) to assist in preparations for a major renovation of its historic Hall of Northwest Coast Indians. The conservator would act as the key liaison between the permanent conservation staff and the curatorial team and would help arrange communications with First Nations consultants and other experts.

Application deadline: 
7 Jun 2017

Curator, 16th- and 17th-century Dutch Drawings

The Rijksmuseum is the museum of the Netherlands. The collection includes 1.1 million (art) objects from and related to the Netherlands from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. In 2013, a completely renovated Rijksmuseum was opened to the public, with 2,000,000 visitors a year, a breath-taking building, an innovative permanent installation, beautiful exhibitions, a dynamic events programme and many fun facilities for young and old.

The Rijksprentenkabinet is seeking a Curator, 16th- and 17th-century Dutch Drawings.

Application deadline: 
30 Jun 2017

International Conference: Global Challenges in Cultural Heritage

The University of Stirling, the Palace Museum in Beijing, and Historic Environment Scotland are pleased to announce a three-day international conference to be held in Stirling from 1 to 3 September 2017.

1 Sep 2017 to 3 Sep 2017

Associate Conservator of Paintings

The Philadelphia Museum of Art seeks to fill the position of Associate Conservator of Paintings. Qualified candidates will have academic credentials from a recognized conservation training program and specialized experience beyond the degree in the study, care, and treatment of paintings.

Application deadline: 
15 Jul 2017

Assistant/Associate Conservator of Furniture & Woodwork

How You Will Contribute
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is offering a three-year position beginning the summer of 2017 in the conservation of American furniture and woodwork. The Assistant/Associate Conservator will work under the supervision of the Senior Conservator of Furniture and Woodwork to examine, research, analyze, and treat pieces from the Museum's collection of American furniture dating from 1650 to 1840 in preparation for the publication of a catalogue in both printed and online formats.

Application deadline: 
16 Jun 2017

ICON Gilding and Decorative Surfaces Group - Specialist Gilding Course

How's your hassling? Or what about your cross-hatching, punch work, pastiglia and applied sanding techniques?

If you would like to improve your skills in these decorative finishes. The Gilding & Decorative Surfaces Group are pleased to offer a three-day specialist gilding course hosted at Hare & Humphreys, London 19-21st June 2017, 10-5pm daily.

19 Jun 2017 to 21 Jun 2017

A lunch date to honour Christopher Clarkson

Please join us for lunch from 12 noon in the Green Room, Chelsea
College of Arts in London on 26th June 2017. In the afternoon, for those
who would like to see them, we will be showing films connected to Chris'
work in the adjoining Banqueting Hall.
If you would like to join us and Christopher Clarkson's family please
follow the link to book your place:

26 Jun 2017

Chad cave paintings at World Heritage Site defaced

Manda Guéli Cave in the Ennedi Mountains, north-eastern Chad. © David Stanley, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia

N'DJAMENA – Mahamat Saleh Haroun, Chad’s Culture Minister, denounced the vandalising of cave paintings at a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Ennedi Mountains, a plateau located in the North-East of Chad, in the Ennedi Region. The caves are part of a stunning landscape which is near the border with Sudan.
Unknown vandals defaced the paintings leaving inscriptions and names on the 4000 years old artworks.

Assistant or Associate Paper Conservator

The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Paper Conservator to work within the Paper Conservation section of the David Booth Conservation Department and Center. This role involves working collaboratively on a wide-range of modern and contemporary works across all curatorial departments, and participating in all departmental activities, including examination, documentation, treatment, and research of collection materials, as well as exhibition, collection care, loan, and courier responsibilities.

Application deadline: 
2 Jun 2017

Conservator, Library and Archives

Oxford Conservation Consortium (OCC) seeks to recruit a Conservator, Library and Archives, to work on the special collections of its members. OCC is a small but busy conservation studio providing collection care to its 16 members, all colleges of the University of Oxford with library and archive collections of national importance. The postholder will assist with the assessment of the preservation and conservation needs of OCC members, and the implementation of work programmes, including carrying out conservation treatments on a wide range of book/archive objects.

Application deadline: 
25 May 2017


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