Publications. Chemistry in the Arts - American Chemical Society. Conservators Conservators must work with irreplaceable objects, many of them very old and fragile.
They are often asked to strike a balance between restoring or repairing an object and leaving it "as is" to convey a sense of authenticity and antiquity. Laboratory test samples are often very small, to avoid excessive damage to the object, and nondestructive testing is preferred. Laboratory instruments are sometimes adapted to accommodate very large works of art to avoid having to extract samples. Art authenticators and conservators must have good analytical and critical thinking skills, as the objects they deal with present a wide variety of unconventional challenges.
Materials Chemists Materials chemists working with art-related products are applications-oriented. Materials chemists may also work as technicians, which requires them to ensure that products meet a set of specifications. Journal. CIMCIM. Oxford university Bate Collection. Conservation Courses and conservation case studies - West Dean College UK. Students gain extensive practical experience of conservation on high quality objects, underpinned by a thorough grounding in theoretical and contextual knowledge.
Complementing the full-time programmes is a range of conservation short courses, including a programme in partnership with The British Library. Academic staff are respected in their field and have extensive connections with employers in the heritage sector. Students gain an understanding of and the ability to apply Icon's Professional Standards in Conservation. Alumni are among the most sought-after in their field, nationally and internationally.
Two years after graduating, 70% of conservation students who responded to a questionnaire were working in their field of conservation (student questionnaire, 2015). Revista Interamericana de Bibliotecología. Rijksmuseum Fellowship Programme - Rijksmuseum Fellowship Programma - Onderzoek. Manfred & Hanna Heiting Fellowship for photo-historical research The Manfred & Hanna Heiting Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds enables the Rijksmuseum to annually award two postgraduate Fellowships that stimulate outstanding object-based, photo-historical research by prospective curators from the Netherlands or abroad.
The research is based on the National Photo Collection held by the Rijksmuseum’s Print Room. Johan Huizinga Fellowship for historical research. Centro de Documentación Musical de Andalucía. The mim, musical instruments museum. The mim workshop is built according to the guidelines of the Comité International des Musées et Collections d'Instruments de Musique (CIMCIM Section of the ICOM).
The 9 restorers work in a spacious studio on the eastern side of the museum - eastern daylight is ideal for precision restoration and retouching -. There are extraction hoods for use with toxic products and a safety shower. These hazardous substances are stored in separate rooms, as are the machines. Safety and dust prevention are key and modern devices such as endoscopes, binoculars and UV lamps are in everyday use. Many different disciplines are practised in the workshop: woodworking and lutherie, the mechanical aspects of keyboards and mechanized instruments, consolidation and retouching of polychrome surfaces, removing oxidation from brass. The complex structure and the historic journey of many musical instruments make their treatment exciting, but not easy. All interventions are carefully documented. Brocade Desktop: fedbib. Re-org - Tools for Museum Storage Reorganization and Documentation Systems. Gerhard Grenzing - INVITACIÓN A NAVEGAR.
Home - Iperion. ECPN Webinar: Pathways into Conservation Science. The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) is pleased to announce that our next webinar “Pathways into Conservation Science” will take place on Friday, April 22nd from 12-1pm (EST).
Description The program will feature three speakers: Dr. Tom Learner, Head of Science at the Getty Conservation Institute; Dr. Gregory Smith, the Otto N. Frenzel III Senior Conservation Scientist at the Indianapolis Museum of Art; and Dr. The format of this webinar will be Q&A style. Registration This webinar is free and open to all AIC members but you must register! Past Webinars If you miss “Pathways into Conservation Science” or wish to watch it again later, it will be recorded and uploaded onto AIC's YouTube channel. Preservation Underground - Duke University Libraries Preservation. As evidenced by the archives from the tag “Boxing Day“, we make a lot of boxes in the lab.
Some objects require specific enclosures and we have many materials and techniques at our disposal for fulfilling the needs of the object. Of particular interest to me lately have been enclosures appropriate for parchment over boards bindings, which include some form of restraint. Parchment is hygroscopic by nature and will change size and shape dramatically under different environmental conditions (Woods, 2006). The structure and limited adhesive of a limp binding will usually allow the parchment to adjust (Clarkson, 1982), but bindings composed of parchment adhered over stiff boards can distort significantly with fluctuating relative humidity.
Teaching. Teaching in the area of art, culture, conservation and heritage is important in different faculties of Maastricht University and cross-faculty cooperation takes place in various forms and levels (Bachelor, Master, PhD).
An example is the successful joint Minor of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Law named “Art, Law and Policy Making”. Besides diverse honours programs, Maastricht University offers the Master Arts and Heritage: Policy, Management and Education as well as several BA level courses on, for example, law and art, the art market, art theory, and museum studies. Since two years the Science Programme at Maastricht University offers a course on ‘Science and the Visual Arts: Conservation and its Histories’ developed by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Stichting Restauratie Atelier Limburg.
On a regional level, MACCH teaching collaborates with Hogeschool Zuyd; I-Arts; Hubert van Eyck Academy. Grassroots Voice of Historic Preservation. Artists' materials and techniques investigated via conservation science, read more about lab work and scientific research projects of CATS. Girl with a Pearl Earring.