Associate Professor in Archaeological Conservation

Durham University Archaeology department is seeking to fill Dr Chris Caple's post leading the MA Conservation of Archaeological & Museum Objects when he retires in the summer of 2018.

Associate Professor in Archaeological Conservation (Vacancy Reference: ARCH18-10)
Durham University - Department of Archaeology
Salary: £49,772 to £55,998

Application deadline: 
27 Nov 2017

Technical Photography Workshop

Dr Antonino Cosentino
Cultural Heritage Science Open Source (CHSOS)
24th - 26th January 2018
at SRAL Studios


SRAL will host the CHSOS three day training workshop on 'Practical Methods for Art Examination'. CHSOS serves an international audience of art professionals: conservators, art historians, and conservation scientists. Its technical innovations and strategies are being adopted by museums and cultural institutions worldwide. CHSOS disseminates this knowledge through the CHSOS website, publications, and training programmes.

24 Jan 2018 to 26 Jan 2018
15 Dec 2017

Icon Internship, Paintings Conservation

Icon Internship, Paintings Conservation
12-month Internship
Location: The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham
Educational Stipend: £16,000

The Bowes Museum, in partnership with Icon, and with the generous support of the Heritage Lottery Fund is offering a programme of Paintings Conservation internships from 2014 to 2019. The Museum will host one paintings intern per year, to work within the conservation department.

Application deadline: 
16 Oct 2017

Conservation Scientist

Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) is the independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, the Banqueting House Whitehall, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland. Across these six sites we care for thousands of historic objects, many of them in their original royal setting. You'll have a real interest in our history, in the buildings and their contents and be willing to help conserve them to the standard they deserve: the best.

Application deadline: 
10 Oct 2017

Assistant Paintings Conservator

The American Museum of Natural History in New York City seeks to hire an assistant painting conservator to work as a member of a team with 3-4 objects conservators to treat six fully-painted monumental totem poles for reinstallation in its historic Hall of Northwest Coast Peoples. The position is an IMLS funded 16-month position and would start as soon as possible.

Application deadline: 
11 Oct 2017

Salvage of Museum, Library and Archive Collections Course

Salvage of Museum, Library and Archive Collections
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Cost: £100

Course Leaders:
Sophie Rowe, Conservator, The Polar Museum
Helena Rodwell, Assistant Conservator (Collections Care), The Fitzwilliam Museum

27 Nov 2017

20th Annual Harold Plenderleith Memorial Lecture

Icon Scotland Group is delighted to announce that this year's Plenderleith Lecture will be given by Helen Shenton, Librarian and College Archivist of Trinity College Dublin. The title of the 20th Annual Harold Plenderleith Memorial Lecture will be, "Conservation+, personal reflections on a journey from conservator to director". The lecture will take place on 30th November this year and the venue is the National Galleries of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh. The lecture runs from 18.15 - 19.15 and will be followed by a drinks reception.

30 Nov 2017


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