The University of Amsterdam organizes in October 2017 the course 'The structure and mechanics of canvas paintings'.
The Preservation Research and Testing Division at the Library of Congress announces the Topics in Preservation Series Lecture: From Words to Diagrams: An Automated Visualization of Historical Bookbinding Structures
11:00 am -12:00 pm EST
Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building, Pickford Theater, Room LM 312
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540
Register to view remotely at: http://www.loc.gov/preservation/outreach/tops/campagnolo/index.html
University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) 2017 Programme for Collections Care and Conservation Courses has arrived! These professional development courses and workshops offer expert-led, practical training for colleagues working and studying in the Collections Care and Conservation sector.
For a full list of courses to be offered in 2017, please visit the webpage:
Call for Papers Conservation of Ceramics, Glass and Enamels Conference, Oxford
The Icon Ceramic and Glass Group Conference 2017 will be held at Oxford, on Friday the 8th September. The conference theme is intentionally broad to encourage papers on the widest possible range of materials and treatments within the context of ceramics, glass and enamels.
Call for Applications
Dates of Course: 28th August to 16th September, 2017
Place: Kyoto, Kobe and Kumano, Japan
Call for Abstracts: 1st International Museum Lighting Symposium, UCL,Sept 11th-12th 2017: A day and half of talks from academic and industry experts from around the globe.
Jubelpark/Parc du Cinquantenaire
The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA, Brussels, Belgium), the University of Antwerp dep. Conservation Studies (UA, Antwerp, Belgium) and the Royal Museums of Art and History (KMKG-MRAH, Brussels, Belgium) kindly invite you to participate in our two-day conference European Lacquer in Context.
The theme of this conference is European lacquers in a broad sense: theoretical and practical work concerning conservation and restoration, art historical, technological and chemical research will be highlighted.
The CENTRE DE RESTAURACIÓ DE BÉNS MOBLES DE CATALUNYA (Centre of Restoration of Cultural Heritage of Catalonia) and the ESCOLA SUPERIOR DE CONSERVACIÓ I RESTAURACIÓ DE BÉNS MOBLES CATALUNYA (Superior School of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage) in Barcelona, Spain, are to host the 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONSERVATION SYMPOSIUM-WORKSHOP OF NATURAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS in Barcelona (Spain) from the 21-24 November 2017.
CAIRO – A team of conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo will soon be involved in a project to document and conserve a collection of 600 coffins. The project is part of an American-Egyptian collaboration to preserve and document one of the world’s oldest civilisations.
Moamen Othman, the Head of the museum’s conservation department said: “There has been no other project like this worldwide, with this number of coffins being documented or restored”.