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Opportunities Abroad: Talks on International Training

Please join us for the next AICCM NSW Opportunities Abroad night of talks and discussion, exploring conservators overseas training experiences.   When: 5.30 - 7.30pm Tuesday 30th July 2019

Colin Macgregor Retires

After 30 years at the Australian Museum, Colin Macgregor has decided to make use of his Long Service Leave before retiring from the institution. Colin’s last day was 3 May.

Glove Recycling at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Art Gallery of New South Wales has started to recycle disposable gloves through the Zero-Waste-Box program created by TerraCycle. All nitrile, vinyl, latex and plastic gloves are collected and will be turned into new recycled plastic products.

An Interview with IIC President Julian Bickersteth

On Monday 28th of January 2019 at the Society of Antiquaries of London, Julian Bickersteth was elected as President of the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC). This is the first time that an Australian has held this role.

Off the record: International Plastic Conservation Research

The Victoria branch of AICCM invites you to attend the next plastic focused Off the Record event: International Plastic Conservation Research and the PolyMuse Project.

An honour and a privilege— on being inducted into AICCM Hall of Fame

To be admitted to the AICCM Hall of Fame is a wonderful thing—a wonderful honour. It is a celebration, not simply a personal one, that acknowledges the many individuals who care about the things that make up our world.

An honour and a privilege— on being inducted into AICCM Hall of Fame

To be admitted to the AICCM Hall of Fame is a wonderful thing—a wonderful honour. It is a celebration, not simply a personal one, that acknowledges the many individuals who care about the things that make up our world.

Medal winner Professor Robyn Slogget with Mayor of Bathurst Cr Gary Rush

Professor Robyn Sloggett wins Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal

The recipient of the 2016 Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal, Professor Robyn Sloggett AM has been described by her peers as a contemporary hero of understanding and protecting cultural heritage both in Australia and internationally.
The hanok, our accomodation at the hanji village

The hanok, our accomodation at the hanji village

Review - Hanji Workshop for Foreign Paper Specialists

In December 2015 I travelled to South Korea for the Hanji Workshop for Foreign Paper Specialists.
Condensation, image via wikimedia commons

The AICCM Environmental Standards Committee: Information needed

The AICCM Environmental Standards Committee is currently collecting case studies for the ICOM-CC Environmental Standards project that is being organised by Bill Wei.

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