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BAPCR Conference 2020: ‘Tales of the Unexpected’ in Conservation

The Wallace Collection, London
9.30-18.00 followed by an evening reception

The BAPCR (British Association of Paintings Conservator-Restorers) is pleased to announce their forthcoming conference in January 2020: ‘Tales of the Unexpected’ in Conservation.

31 Jan 2020
1 Sep 2019

Conference - Playing and operating: Functionality in museum objects and instruments

Cité de la Musique – Philharmonie de Paris, France

Deadline for submissions: 22nd October 2019
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4 Feb 2020 to 6 Feb 2020
22 Oct 2019

International Symposium on Rembrandt Drawings

The Rijksmuseum, the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) and Museum Het Rembrandthuis are delighted to announce an international, interdisciplinary symposium on 6 and 7 February 2020 entitled "Drawings by Rembrandt: Connecting Art History, Science and Conservation." The symposium will highlight exciting new research and imaging techniques that have recently been applied to the drawings of Rembrandt and encourage discussion between art historians, conservators and art technologists.

6 Feb 2020 to 7 Feb 2020

ICOM-CC Joint Interim Meeting Paintings and Theory, History, and Ethics of Conservation Working Groups

Call for Papers
The call for papers for a joint Interim Meeting of the International Council of Museums - Committee for Conservation's Paintings and Theory, History, and Ethics of Conservation Working Groups is now open. This initiative is the result of a combined effort between both Working Groups and the host institution - Faculty of Science and Technology - NOVA University of Lisbon, and will be held on 6-7 February 2020, in Caparica.

6 Feb 2020 to 7 Feb 2020
30 Sep 2019

workshop - Preparation & Process: Software Preservation and Emulation for Research Data

The Scaling Emulation as a Service Infrastructure (EaaSI) program of work led by Yale University and the Fostering a Community of Practice in Software Preservation (FCoP) (IMLS grant RE-95-17-0058-17) project led by CalPoly University, invite you to REGISTER NOW for a FREE, FULL-DAY workshop entitled "Preparation & Process: Software Preservation and Emulation for Research Data" on Monday, February 17, 2020 as part of the International Digital Curation Conference in Dublin, Ireland.

17 Feb 2020

Workshop on Chemistry of Lead in Oil Paintings

The aim of this two-day workshop is to bring together scientific experts to discuss the latest results regarding the physical and chemical processes involving lead pigments and ions in oil paint. With the workshop, we hope to encourage scientific discussion, share our (often unpublished) observations and experiences, identify key problems and formulate sound hypotheses on the behaviour of lead in oil paint in support of our collective research efforts towards the conservation of artworks.

20 Feb 2020 to 21 Feb 2020

Conference - Reconstruction: Methods and Practices in Research, Exhibitions, and Conservation

The Centre for Visual Culture ( will hold its inaugural conference on “Reconstruction: Methods and Practices in Research, Exhibitions, and Conservation". The conference aims to bring together colleagues across disciplines and professions to discuss the nature, role and future of reconstruction as a method and practice. It will consider different kinds of reconstruction, their potential and challenges, ranging from digital imaging to replicating recipes and techniques, from 3D printing to the recreation of period rooms.

24 Feb 2020 to 25 Feb 2020
1 Nov 2019

Image Permanence Institute, Environmental Management Workshops

Training Sustainable Environmental Management Teams for Cultural Institutions

Registration is now open for a series of three-day workshops designed to guide participants through the process of facilitating and implementing a sustainable environmental management program. Registration fees are waived due to generous support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and workshops will be offered in eight states across the country to make them easily accessible.

26 Feb 2020 to 17 Sep 2020

Wood Identification workshop

The Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC) presents the Wood Identification workshop in collaboration with the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT). Suzana Radivojevic will be leading the workshop at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on February 26 - 28, 2020.

26 Feb 2020 to 28 Feb 2020

Paper Conservation Workshops

For the first time 20|21 Conservação e Restauro de Arte Contemporânea are announcing two Masterclasses in a row, with the German teacher Hildegard Homburger. The 1st will be about Identification and Conservation of Photoreproductions, and the 2nd about Tracing Paper Conservation.

5 Mar 2020 to 6 Mar 2020