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Icon Modern and Contemporary Photography Workshop

The National Archives

The Icon Photographic Materials Group is running an event on the acquisition, identification, preservation and conservation of contemporary photographic materials, in the context of museums and other institutions. Talks will be presented by group committee members Vanessa Torres, Ioannis Vasallos and Marta Garcia Celma, as well as guest speaker Nicholas Burnett.

16 Feb 2018

Use of Chelating Agents in Paper Conservation Workshop

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) presents The Use of Chelating Agents in Paper Conservation workshop at Stanford University, March 27-29, 2018. The workshop will be taught by Antoinette Dwan and Chris Stavroudis, and organized by Susan Roberts-Manganelli.

27 Mar 2018 to 29 Mar 2018

Sarah Stannage appointed Executive Director of IIC

This week IIC, the International Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, welcomes Sarah Stannage as the Institute’s first Executive Director. Sarah starts her new role, focussing on strategic development of IIC, on 1 January 2018 and will join the Institute’s present staff of three.

Graduate internship in Paintings Conservation

The Rijksmuseum is inviting applications for: Graduate internship in Paintings Conservation

The position is full-time (36 hours per week) for the duration of six to twelve months, starting in the fall of 2018

Application deadline: 
31 Mar 2018

Preventive Conservation Volunteer Placement

The Conservation department of the British Library is pleased to announce that they will be offering a Preventive Conservation Voluntary Placement for three months starting in spring 2018.

The placement is aimed at people working within the cultural heritage sector outside the UK with responsibility for collection care with limited opportunity to do work-based training in their own country and/or region.

Application deadline: 
12 Jan 2018

Seminar Contemporary Art Conservation in practice: New approaches in decision-making, treatment techniques and the collection care for modern art by Lydia Beerkens

SRAL Studios, Weibengahal, Avenue Ceramique 224, 6221KX Maastricht

Overview:
The material given in the seminar is directed towards the latest developments in this field

Lectures on:
Contemporary materials and techniques in the art production Different ways of decision making Ethics and aesthetics in the (conservation)treatment of modern art Strategies for a tailored (specific?) approach per Art Movement (kinetic art, Zero art, Arte Povera, Outdoor Sculptures etc.) The artist?s involvement and guidelines for daily practice

4 Apr 2018 to 6 Apr 2018
Deadline: 
1 Mar 2018

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