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HMSG Paper Conservation Fellowship

2018-2019 Bank of America Fellowship in Paper Conservation

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) is pleased to offer a 2018-2019 Bank of America Conservation Fellowship in Paper Conservation beginning in the fall of 2018, for the duration of nine months. The Fellow will work collaboratively with Hirshhorn paper and objects conservators on the research and treatment of Robert Rauschenberg's *Fossil for Bob Morris, * 1965.

Application deadline: 
22 Jun 2018

Preservation of Photographic Materials Workshop at VMFA

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) is proud to host a workshop on the history and preservation of photographs taught by Rachel Wetzel, Photograph Conservator at the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA).

9 Aug 2018 to 10 Aug 2018
Deadline: 
24 Jun 2018

NatSCA Caring for Natural Science Collections - Call for Papers

NatSCA is hosting a one-day conference "Caring for Natural Science Collections" at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on the 17th October 2018. This day is dedicated to conservation and its role in advancing the care of specimens, objects and archives that form our natural science collections.

17 Oct 2018
Deadline: 
8 Jul 2018

Metals Conservator

Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar
The Metals Conservator will be expected to carry out conservation treatments on the Museum’s metals and jewellery collections, care for their physical safety-stability and keep detailed records of the work carried out. Communicate the metal conservation activities with his/ her colleagues and interested groups. Contribute to the day to day running of the laboratory and its Health & Safety regulations. Responsible for all conservation matters relating to metal & jewellery. Be familiar with condition surveys with the ability to undertake same. Have a good knowledge of monitoring and controlling the environment in which collections are stored, displayed or transported, to prevent deterioration. He/she must be flexible and self-motivated. Liaising with museum curators, registrars, educators and other colleagues. Assist with setting up exhibitions. Packing objects for transport and accompanying objects in transit to other locations if required. Organizing the logistics of long term projects and collaborating with other conservators. He/she be computer literate and be able to make presentations on her/his projects.

Application deadline: 
30 Jun 2018

BAPCR Talk: Conservation of a contemporary, mixed media artwork: A collaborative project involving the artist, fabricators, and conservators from three different areas

Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queens’ Square, London, WC1N 3AT
Doors 6pm / AGM 6.30pm / Talk 7.15pm (s.t.c.)

Julia Nagle and Lyndsey Morgan will present:

Conservation of a contemporary, mixed media artwork: A collaborative project involving the artist, fabricators, and conservators from three different areas

28 Jun 2018

CULTURE IN CRISIS: Cross-Disciplinary Learning Opportunities for Natural and Cultural Heritage Preservation

Conference location: University of Pretoria

The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Yale’s Global Cultural Heritage Initiatives and the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, are preparing for a major international conference, to be held in fall 2018 in collaboration with University of Pretoria, South Africa, with a unique focus on the benefits of both Wildlife and Heritage Conservation.

17 Oct 2018 to 21 Oct 2018
Deadline: 
14 Jun 2018

2018 Winner Announcement for Nicholas Hadgraft Scholarship

Tony King Senior Conservator for Cumbria County Council, Permission for use granted by Conservation by Design

CXD (Conservation By Design) announces that Tony King, senior conservator for Cumbria County Council, is the lucky recipient of this year’s coveted Nicholas Hadgraft Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship, first awarded in 2005, offers a lucky conservator each year the opportunity to learn more about unique bookbinding and conservation techniques from a host of well-known and highly regarded tutors. The judging panel, this year made up of Cheryl Porter, Jim Bloxam, Alan Farrant and CXD’s Stuart Welch, felt that Nicholas Hadgraft would have approved with their unanimous choice.

31 May 2018

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