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NIGEL WILLIAMS PRIZE 2019 - Call for applications

Applications are now being accepted for the prestigious Nigel Williams Prize 2019!

The Prize rewards conservation work in ceramics, glass and other related materials and is the result of the collaboration between Nigel Williams' family and Icon's Ceramics & Glass Group. It was created to serve both as a memorial to Nigel's work and to encourage continuing high standards at all levels within the profession.

7 Aug 2018 to 4 Feb 2019
4 Feb 2019

RICS International Heritage Conservation Conference 2019

For the third time in the past five years, RICS explores the social values of preservation of heritage assets to the community and society through the 'International Heritage Conservation Conference'. This is an increasingly important topic given the need for many cities (and Hong Kong especially) to re-vitalise old buildings amid limited land supply and concerns about cultural preservation.

24 Jan 2019 to 25 Jan 2019

Workshop from the French Textile's group: "The display of Textiles artworks"

The IIC French Group’s “Textiles” group will hold its next workshop on 25 January 2019.

The meeting will focus on the exhibition of textiles objects, a deliberately open theme allowing several issues to be addressed: types of display mounts, exhibition conditions, feedback, innovative materials, and more.

More information can be found on the SFIIC's website:

25 Jan 2019

Wood Identification Workshop

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) presents the Wood Identification workshop in collaboration with the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT). Suzana Radivojevic will be teaching the workshop at the New Orleans Jazz Museum on January 29-31, 2019.

29 Jan 2019 to 31 Jan 2019

AICCM Textile Special Interest Group Symposium: Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and Finishes

The 2019 AICCM Textile Special Interest Group Symposium: Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and Finishes will be held on 4-6th February 2019 in Sydney with keynote speaker Dinah Eastop, an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL. We are seeking speakers and contributors to present alongside Dina.

Submissions on any textile related topics are welcome. Some general topics may include:
• Conservation research
• Treatment developments
• Interesting case studies
• Mounting and display

4 Feb 2019 to 6 Feb 2019
31 Aug 2018

Nanotechnologies for Conservation of Cultural Heritage Workshop

A hands-on workshop available to midcareer conservators
LOCATION: Pratt Institute, 200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, Department of Math and Science
WORKSHOP HOST: Department of Math and Science, Pratt Institute

5 Feb 2019 to 8 Feb 2019
7 Dec 2018

Conservation in Collections Management Forum

Tickets are now available for Toronto Area Conservation Group's 'Conservation in Collections Management' Forum being held the afternoon of Saturday February 9, 2019. For just $35 CDN enjoy 5 presentations and unlimited beverages (coffee, tea, juice and pop/soda). We are exploring holding a post-Forum banquet at a nearby restaurant for all interested participants and speakers immediately afterwards.

9 Feb 2019

First International Workshop on Earthen Architecture, World Heritage City of Yazd: Conservation Problems and Challenges

2019 Yazd Workshop Poster

- Further recognition of earthen architecture values;
- Pathology and identification of adobe and earthen architecture;
- Discussion and survey on earthen architecture conservation challenges;
- Discussion and exchange of ideas regarding conservation/ restoration approaches;
- Urban sustainable development and earthen architecture.

For more information and to apply please see the attached forms.

10 Feb 2019 to 16 Feb 2019

Training Course - Management of Historic Buildings

'HeritageForAll' initiative has organized a training course under the title of Management of Historic Buildings on Sunday to Wednesday 10- 13 February 2019. The course is organized, in partnership, by 'HeritageForAll' initiative and Al Fawz Management Training Center to benefit professionals working at the heritage sites and historic buildings-based museums around the world. This course is a follow up to three courses organized and implemented over the last two years.

10 Feb 2019 to 13 Feb 2019