Student & Emerging Conservator Conference 2017 - Studio Visits

Thursday morning Studio Visits - 12th October

Visit 1: Museum of Fine Arts Bern (Kunstmuseum Bern)
Insights into the practice of conservation-restoration at the Bern Museum of Fine Arts; a tour through the restoration workshops. (Max. number of participants: 30)
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Visit 2: State Archive of Bern (Staatsarchiv des Kantons Bern)
Presenting the State Archive of Bern: tasks, history and digital archiving, including the presentation of 'selected treasures' from the archive, followed by a tour of the restoration workshops. Guided tour only available in German.
(Max. number of participants: 20)
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Visit 3: University Library of Bern (Bibliothek M√ľnstergasse)
A guided tour of the newly renovated library building and storage facilities; an introduction to the special collections held in the Centre for Historic Collections of the Library, followed by a tour though the conservation facility. (Max. number of participants: 20)
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Visit 4: Swiss National Library (Schweizerische Nationalbibliothek)
Two guided tours were available (of which only one can be chosen), and were held in
parallel:
a) A tour through the Swiss National Library (Max. number of participants: 20)
b) Introduction to the restoration workshop (Max. number of participants: 20)
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Visit 5: Lichtspiel / Kinemathek Bern
A guided tour through the film and cinematographic collection and the restoration workshop; an introduction to the collection. (Max. number of participants: 20)
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Visit 6: Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)
A guided tour through the collection and the taxidermist's laboratory, only available in German. (Max. number of participants: 20)
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Visit 7: Archaeological Services of the Canton of Bern (Archäologischer Dienst
des Kantons Bern)

A guided tour in the laboratories of the archaeological services of the canton of Bern.
(Max. number of participants: 20)
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Saturday Programme - 14th October

City Cultural Tour
A guided city tour of approximately one hour given by the Cultural Value Team of HKB showing the culturally most important features of the city of Bern - as the Zytglogge and the Bern Minster.