First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis 2018

Working language: English
Course Fee: 900 Euros
Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships are available for participants who have been selected for the course and have been unable to secure funding.

31 Jul 2018 to 24 Aug 2018
23 Mar 2018

Conservation Manager

Contract Type: Fixed term, one year
Closing date: 2 March 2018, 9:00 am GMT

Application deadline: 
2 Mar 2018

Collection Care Technician

Contract Type: Fixed term
Salary: :£19,815 per annum + 20% employer pension contribution
Closing date: 2 March 2018, 9:00 am GMT

Application deadline: 
2 Mar 2018

IAP CPD Course: Conservation of Glass

Tutor(s): Stephen Koob
Price(s): £565.00
Places available: 10
Location: Eugeniusz Geppert Academy Of Art And Design

This practical course, to be held at The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy Of Art And Design, The Ceramic And Glass Faculty, University of Wroclaw, Poland covers the principles and practice of historical and archaeological glass cleaning, care, conservation and restoration.

18 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018

IAP Course: Digital Photography of Museum Objects

Tutor(s): Stuart Laidlaw and Mike Halliwell
Price(s): £345.00
Places available: 10
Location: London, Institute of Archaeology

This two day practical course is for those who wish to optimise the results they are obtaining using digital equipment to record images of museum objects. Whilst there will be discussions on the use and choice of digital cameras the emphasis will be on practical photographic and lighting techniques and on how to manipulate the resultant digital images for use in reports, exhibition catalogues etc.

12 Jun 2018 to 13 Jun 2018

Paper Conservation Internship

Joint Paper Conservation Internship: Rakow Research Library & West Lake Conservators

The Rakow Research Library at The Corning Museum of Glass and West Lake Conservators are excited to offer two positions for joint internships in the field of paper and photograph conservation.

Application deadline: 
1 Apr 2018

2018 Keck Award – Call for applications extended!

Please note that the deadline for nominations for the 2018 Keck Award has been extended to the 23rd April 2018.

Every two years an award is offered to the individual or group who, in the opinion of IIC Council, has done most to further public appreciation of what the conservation profession achieves. The award consists of a certificate and a cash prize of £1000, presented at the biennial IIC Congress.

Monday, 23 April, 2018

Conservation Digitisation Internship

Conservation Internship in Digitisation (British Library, The National Archives, Bodleian Libraries)
Salary is £21,000 pa Full Time (36 hours per week over 5 days)
Fixed-Term for 2-years
9 months British Library, 9 months The National Archives, 6 months Bodleian Libraries, Oxford

Application deadline: 
4 Mar 2018

IAP Course 2018 - Identification of Pigments

Tutor(s): Tracey Chaplin
Location: Birkbeck College

This introductory / refresher four day course introduces the techniques necessary to identify pigments using the polarizing light microscope. The relevant theory and optical properties of materials are explained in lectures/discussions and course notes but the majority of the course is dedicated to learning in practice how to determine the optical properties of pigments and to use these to identify pigments.

11 Jun 2018 to 14 Jun 2018


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