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Due to the rapidly evolving situation regarding Covid-19, many event details are changing. We are updating these listings as we receive new information, but readers should contact event organisers directly for the most up-to-date information on specific events, conferences, workshops, etc.

Thank you from the IIC Communications Team.

QEST Craft Funding Applications

QEST Craft Funding Application, image courtesy of Julian Calder

The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) awards scholarship and apprenticeship funding of up to £18,000 to talented and aspiring craftspeople working in a broad range of skills, from farriery and cheese maturing to jewellery design, silversmithing and sculpture. The next application round is open 14 July - 24 August.

24 Aug 2020

Applications are now open for the ADFAS Mid-career Scholarship

The AICCM is pleased to announce that applications for the ADFAS Mid-career Scholarship are now open. The award is made possible by the support of ADFAS (Association of Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies) for conservation in Australia through the Patricia Robertson Fund (PRF).

31 Jul 2020

Archiving 2020 Virtual Conference

Archiving 2020 Conference Courses, Talks and more are now available online.

Short Courses
· Ten 2-hour & 4-hour courses
· Tracks: Advanced Imaging, Digitization, and Preservation
· Short Course Passport provides access to all courses

7 May 2020 to 21 May 2020
15 Jul 2020

IAP Course: Giltwood Frame & Object Restoration Workshop

Tutor: Sophie Woodhouse
Price: £595.00
Places available: 6
Location: Swan Farm Studios, Ironbridge

This five-day practical course, which will take place in Jackfield, close by Ironbridge, Shropshire, UK, the heart of the Industrial Revolution and bursting with museums, is aimed at all those who restore damaged giltwood artifacts (frames (picture, mirror etc.), furniture, figures, ornamentation etc.).

6 Jul 2020 to 10 Jul 2020

Icon EPN Webinar

The Icon Emerging Professionals Network is delighted to be running a webinar to present projects or research that you have on the go. This online event is an opportunity for students currently writing their dissertations and early career professionals to practice presentation skills, share their ideas and receive some feedback.

6 Jul 2020
30 Jun 2020


Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Language: Arabic, with English interpretation provided

For several years, the trafficking and smuggling of heritage items from libraries and archives have been rising. In the MENA and West and Central Africa regions, this phenomenon is greater due to the number of nations suffering from conflict and upheaval. Moreover, trafficking may be linked to criminal and terrorist groups, which use it as a means to increase their income and launder money.

7 Jul 2020

Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained Glass

Call for Papers 11th Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Glass

The Forum is organised by the Catalan Corpus Vitrearum and the International Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Stained Glass in conjunction with the Institut d'Estudis Catalans. Other local institutions take part also in this meeting (Generalitat, bishoprics, town hall...).

Registration is from Thursday 9th July. For those also attending the CVMA Colloquium, registration will be open on Monday 6th July 2020.

9 Jul 2020 to 11 Jul 2020
31 Jul 2019

Papyrus Conservation Summer Seminar

University of Michigan, Papyrology Collection, Ann Arbor, MI

13 Jul 2020 to 24 Jul 2020
6 Jan 2020