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2019 IAP Course: Examining cross-sections of paint layers

Tutor(s): Tracey Chaplin
Price(s): £425.00
Places available: 8
Location: Birkbeck College London

This is an introductory course (to be held at Birkbeck College, London) which covers the techniques necessary to investigate the decorative layer structure of an object. Participants will learn how to take appropriate samples and examine them under both reflected white light and UV light. The application of simple micro-chemical tests to identify materials will also be introduced.

17 Jun 2019 to 19 Jun 2019

Course: Inpainting & Loss Compensation on Paper Conservation

VENUE: The workshop will be held in the conservation laboratory: C. Sant Pere, 24. 08330 – Premià de Mar (Barcelona, SPAIN).
Contact person: Rita Udina;; +34 649 694 899
LANGUAGE: English.
TEACHERS: Amparo Escolano, Rita Udina.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Tailored for Paper Conservators with emphasis on those working in the private practice area or conservation studios where inpainting is very much demanded. International character of the course is encouraged.

19 Jun 2019 to 21 Jun 2019

Fifth Papyrus Curatorial and Conservation Meeting

Call for Papers
The Chester Beatty is delighted to host the Fifth Papyrus Curatorial and Conservation Meeting.

Proposals are invited for individual papers of 20 minutes or short communications of 10 minutes on subjects related to:
Conservation and Preservation
Digitisation and Access
Funding Opportunities
Ongoing and Completed Projects

Submissions should include a title, summary (max 100 words) and bio (max 50 words).

20 Jun 2019 to 21 Jun 2019
1 Mar 2019

Heritage Ironwork Seminar

National Heritage Ironwork Group
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron
Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford TF8 7DQ

‘Pigs, Puddlers & Patterns’
An Introduction to the History, Manufacture & Repair of Cast Iron

This seminar held at the heart of the Early Industrial Revolution will explore various aspects of the making, forming and repair of cast iron, focusing on: 

History of iron-making: how pig iron becomes ‘wrought’ or ‘cast’; different types of furnaces; technical progression. 

21 Jun 2019


Penumbra Foundation
36 East 30th Street, NYC
June 22-23, 2019, 10am-6pm

In the 1830s, well before daguerreotype, wet plate or albumen, Fox Talbot invented salt printing, arguably the most romantic 19th Century process. In this two-day workshop we will cover all of the basics of the process: paper selection, salting, sensitizing, toning and waxing. Using your own negatives, or ones provided by the instructor you will explore this inexpensive and elegant photographic process.

22 Jun 2019 to 23 Jun 2019

Symposium: Rethinking Archives: Reframing Boundaries, Imagining Possibilities

The 2019 International Symposium of the Southeast Asia Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (SARBICA) is hosted by the National Archives of Singapore (NAS). It will take place from 24-28 June 2019 in Singapore. With the theme of “Rethinking Archives: Reframing Boundaries, Imagining Possibilities”, the Symposium hopes to explore the intersection of privacy, security, and the management and preservation of records and data on one hand as well as the innovative deployment of archives and oral history in citizen engagement.

24 Jun 2019 to 28 Jun 2019

Conservation Assessment Workshop: Wooden Churches in Ukraine

The Department of Architecture and Conservation of the Lviv Polytechnic National University in Lviv, Ukraine, in conjunction with USA facilitators Myron Stachiw (architectural historian) and Yuri Yanchyshyn (furniture conservator), are hosting a two-week workshop from June 24 to July 6, 2019. The goal of the workshop will be to teach participants how to conduct a conservation assessment: to examine, assess, and document a wooden structure, in this case the Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit, an early 17th century log church in Rohatyn, Ukraine.

24 Jun 2019 to 6 Jul 2019
17 May 2019

Seminar: On-going Research into the Vibratory Effects of Construction, Musical Concerts and Transport on Art Objects

There are still a few places left at a seminar to be held at the National Gallery on Tuesday 25th June at 16:30 entitled Progress Report: On-going Research into the Vibratory Effects of Construction, Musical Concerts and Transport on Art Objects to be given by Arne P. Johnson, Principal Structural Engineer, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (

25 Jun 2019

Icon Heritage Science Group Guest Lecture

The Institute of Conservation's Heritage Science Groups Guest Lecture which will be taking place on the 26th June at 5.30pm at UCL's Institute of Archaeology.

The Guest Lecture will be given by Nicola Grahamslaw who is the Conservation Engineer for SS Great Britain. Nicola is going to talk about how ideas across various disciplines of engineering can be applied to conservation.

26 Jun 2019