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'Preservation - Protecting Your Collection' Meeting available online

How do we ensure that we will still be able to understand, access and use critical information and cultural artifacts in the future? The proliferation and growing complexity of both media formats and media channels creates new challenges to this basic societal need. This session explored current techniques under development by GLAM professionals to meet these challenges - esp. in the world of digital preservation.

27 Aug 2018

World Heritage UK 2018 conference ‘Setting the Scene for World Heritage’

Tower of London

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are the historic wonders of the world and the jewels in the crown of any nation. The United Kingdom is blessed with 31 of them and each year World Heritage UK celebrates these gems with a conference. The theme for this year’s event will be ‘Setting the Scene for World Heritage’.

15 Oct 2018 to 16 Oct 2018

Conservation Scientist

Part time (2/5)
Temporary: 7.5 months
Based at Hampton Court Palace

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: 
26 Sep 2018

XIVth International Conference of the AIPMA (Association Internationale pour la Peinture Murale Antique)

The XIVth International Conference of the AIPMA (Association Internationale pour la Peinture Murale Antique) will be held in Naples, Italy from September 9-13, 2019 at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples; organized by the MANN, Museo Archeologico Nazionale of Naples, and by the University of Bologna, in collaboration with the Centre Jean Bérard.

9 Sep 2019 to 13 Sep 2019

NCS Conference Series - Passive Aggressive

The National Conservation Service is very pleased to announce the fourth and last of four conferences called 'Passive Aggressive?' - Changing the Climate in Archival and Museum Storage. The first two events, one hosted at The National Archives (UK) and the second at National Library of Wales hosted by CyMAL, during July were very well attended and well received. All four are being generously sponsored by Bruynzeel Storage Systems Ltd, in order to make the conferences free to delegates.

25 Oct 2018

Temporary Conservator of Easel Paintings

Department/Location: Hamilton Kerr Institute, Whittlesford, 8 miles from central Cambridge
Salary: £29,799-£38,833
Reference: DB16478
Closing date: 01 October 2018

Application deadline: 
1 Oct 2018

Rio fire

IIC is deeply dismayed to hear the terrible news of the devastating fire that has consumed the National Museum of Brazil, the country's oldest and most distinguished museum. Situated in the former Imperial palace of São Cristóvão, the fire appears to have also destroyed its extraordinary and unique collection of some 20 million specimens and artefacts.

Assistant/Associate Objects Conservator

The Denver Art Museum is accepting applications for an objects conservator for a two-year, full-time, benefitted position at the assistant or associate level. There is potential for an extension to a third year.

Application deadline: 
7 Sep 2018

Integrated Pest Management Workshop

Stressed About Pests? Integrated Pest Management for Heritage Preservation Professionals Workshop will be held at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on February 28 - March 1, 2019. Rachael Arenstein and Pat Kelley will be instructing the course, presented by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation.

28 Feb 2019 to 1 Mar 2019

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