03-07/07/2016, Edinburgh - United Kingdom
This five-day intensive course (of morning lectures and afternoon practical sessions) is aimed at paintings, sculpture and objects conservators interested in new, less toxic, more effective, mainly aqueous methods for cleaning painted and coated surfaces.The importance of knowing the pH and conductivity of surfaces and solutions brought to such surfaces is discussed in detail in relation to building isotonic cleaning solutions and also the use of simple buffered and chelate-containing cleaning systems. [Plus]
03-09/07/2017, Venice - Italy
The international Summer School ART&LAW Identity and Conservation of Contemporary Artworks: Duties and Responsibility is organized as one intensive week of debate among professors, professionals in the field, artists, contemporary artwork restorers from some of the most prestigious institutions working in the world of contemporary art. [Plus]
18-21/07/2017, Hamburg - Germany
The Hamburger Kunsthalle is hosting CAPS 2017, a workshop about the cleaning of acrylic painted surfaces, organised by the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), held from July 18 to 21, 2017. CAPS 2017 is part of an ongoing series of GCI workshops that aim to directly engage conservators with the current research on identifying a broader range of cleaning systems and methodologies for acrylic painted surfaces. [Plus]
11-15/09/2017, Cambridge - United Kingdom
This practical course, to be held in Cambridge, UK (location to be confirmed), covers the principles and practice of historical and archaeological glass cleaning, care, conservation and restoration. [Plus]
13-16/09/2017, Delft - Netherlands
After successful events in Leuven (2009), Brno (2011) and Stuttgart (2014), WTA Nederland-Vlaanderen and Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment will organise the 4th WTA International PhD symposium from 13-16 September 2017 in Delft, the Netherlands. [Plus]
9-13/10/2017, London - United Kingdom
The aim of the workshop (in the week immediately preceding the Gels in Conservation conference) offered in association with Tate, is to provide participants with the tools to use the Modular Cleaning Program – a system developed to assist conservators in their approach to cleaning with solvents, solvent gels or water-borne systems and to formulate effective cleaning strategies. [Plus]
9-13/10/2017, Evora - Portugal
ScienceRetreats and HERCULES, at the University of Evora, are jointly organizing the 1st edition of the course Tools for Art and Conservation Science. Photography and optical microscopy are among the oldest available tools for conservation science in the laboratory, but for in situ research the use of costly, complex and sometimes bulky equipments can still present some practical restrictions. This lead us to focus the 1st edition of this course on teaching resourceful techniques for Heritage conservation. Our target audience includes historians, architects, art technicians and lovers of wall paintings in general. [Plus]
10-11/10/2017, Brussels - Belgium
The study of plaster objects is experiencing a true revival, amongst others attested by the scientific conferences of the past years. Plaster, a material of low value often used for reproductions, has been part of sculpture practice for centuries. The conferences and publications of the past years have discussed a wide range of subjects related to plasters, from the restoration and valorisation of plaster collections to the study and possible implementation of conservation and restoration campaigns. [Plus]
12-13/10/2017, Nancy - France
Les journées des restaurateurs en archéologie du 12 et 13 octobre 2017 seront organisées cette année par le Laboratoire d’Archéologie des Métaux de Nancy. [Plus]
12-13/10/2017, Bern - Suisse
IIC’s Student & Emerging Conservator Conferences aim to create a platform where conservation students and young conservators from around the world, and those in allied disciplines and professions, can meet to discuss their aims, needs and expectations at the outset of their careers. [Plus]
15-20/10/2017, Barcelona - Spain
The 13th Conference of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM) will be held in Barcelona, October 15-20, 2017, at the invitation of the Barcelona Archaeological Service, a municipal body of the Institut de Cultura Barcelona City Council, with support from the Getty Foundation. [Plus]
16-18/10/2017, London - Great Britain
Gels in Conservation will be a three day conference organised by International Academic Projects in association with Tate. It will be held at the Emmanuel Centre in London on 16 - 18th October 2017. [Plus]
20-21/10/2017, Split - Croatia
The fourth edition of the International Meeting on Retouching of Cultural Heritage, RECH4, will take place in Split, Croatia, October 20-21, 2017, at the library of the University of Split. [Plus]
24-28/10/2017, Evora - Portugal
After the last Congress success, we are happy to announce the 9th International Congress on the Application of Raman Spectroscopy in Art and Archaeology, which will take place in Évora (Portugal) in 24-28 October 2017. [Plus]
22-24/11/2017, Köln - Germany
Der überregionale Erfahrungs- und Wissensaustausch im Bereich der Konservierung-Restaurierung und Denkmalpflege spielt für die Erhaltung des kulturellen Erbes im Zusammenhang mit den aktuellen Herausforderungen in Europa eine zentrale Rolle. Anlässlich des Europäischen Kulturerbejahrs 2018 (ECHY) möchten die deutschsprachigen europäischen Restauratorenverbände VDR (Deutschland), SKR (Schweiz), ÖRV (Österreich) und VRKS-ARCA (Südtirol) die verbindenden Elemente im europäischen Kulturraum in den Blickpunkt rücken und ihre Zusammenarbeit mit einer gemeinsamen Fachtagung vertiefen. Die Konferenz ist als zweitägiges Symposium geplant und soll im Rahmen der EXPONATEC COLOGNE in Köln (22.-24. November 2017) stattfinden. [Plus]
23-24/11/2017, Brussels - Belgium
Les 23 et 24 novembre 2017 aura lieu le 9ème colloque APROA-BRK à l’Auditoire Lippens de la Bibliothèque Royale de Bruxelles. [Plus]