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Meeting: Preservation of natural history wet collections

A meeting on the theme of the Preservation of natural history wet collections will take place in Paris from December 5 through 7, 2018.

Organized by the French Center on Research for Preservation, under the CNRS, the French natural History Museum and the French Culture Ministry, the meeting will be held in the very heart of Paris, at the Grande
Galerie de l'Evolution (French natural History Museum, Jardin des Plantes).

5 Dec 2018 to 7 Dec 2018

Art Institute of Chicago Symposium 2018

UNFIXED: Material Challenges in Contemporary Art
June 28, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Scholars' day (open to the public)
June 29, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Time-based media workshop (by invitation)

The Art Institute of Chicago
Nichols Trustees Suite, Modern Wing
159 East Monroe Street

28 Jun 2018 to 29 Jun 2018

BathIRON Traditional Craft Skills in Metals Conservation - An ICON Metals Group Conference

Bath IRON will be a four-day festival of heritage ironwork in the historic city of Bath 14-17th June 2018 featuring live forging, craft stalls, music and street food. In keeping with this celebration of traditional skills, the Icon Metals Group one-day conference on the 15th of June will focus on the role of craft skills in conservation of heritage metals.

15 Jun 2018

Icon Book and Paper Group Conference 2018

Unexpected fame: Conservation approaches to the preparatory object
2nd Institute of Conservation Book and Paper Group Conference
Generously supported by the Clare Hampson Fund and Tru Vue

Location:
Andrew Wiles Building
Mathematical Institute
University of Oxford
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 6GG
United Kingdom

13 Oct 2018

Plenderleith Lecture 2018 - A clearer view: New thinking on lighting in museums and galleries

Icon Scotland Group is delighted to announce that this year?s lecturer will be David Saunders. This, the 21st Annual Harold Plenderleith Memorial Lecture will be held at Discovery Point in Dundee on 29th November this year at 6 pm. The event will be followed by a drinks reception. Dr Saunders was recently Keeper of Conservation, Science and Documentation at the British Museum and previously, Principle Scientist the Scientific Department of the National Gallery, London.

29 Nov 2018

Lecturer in Conservation and Technology

The Courtauld Institute of Art is the UK’s leading institution for teaching and research in Art History and the conservation of paintings; it is also home to one of the finest small art museums in the world. The Courtauld’s The Courtauld wishes to appoint a part-time (0.6 FTE) Lecturer in the Department of Conservation & Technology to begin on 1 September 2018. The successful candidate will complement the existing teaching strengths of the Department, with expertise in easel painting conservation, environmental control and preventive conservation.

Application deadline: 
20 Jun 2018

Conservation Manager

Total Remuneration Package: $128,750. Package includes salary ($105,409 - $116,157), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) seeks a Conservation Manager to join a dynamic team, to lead and manage all aspects on the Conservation unit including collection management, developing MAAS conservation policies and standards in accordance with international best practice, improving work practices, strategic policies and procedure development.

Application deadline: 
27 May 2018

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