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Book Review: The Secret Lives of Colour by Kassia St Clair

This book by Kassia St Clair, a freelance writer for Elle Decoration and a former arts editor at The Economist, is a most fascinating read.

Preserving Collection in the Age of Sustainability: A Q&A

Preserving Collection in the Age of Sustainability: A course of the Managing Collection Environments initiativeQ&A by Tegan Anthes (Preservation Australia) and Amanda Pagliarino (QAGOMA)

Review of the 5th APTCCARN Forum—Natural Disasters and Cultural Heritage in the Philippines: Knowledge Sharing, Decision Making and Conservation

In April this year, the 5th Asia Pacific Tropical Climate Conservation Art Research Network (APTCCARN) Forum was held in Bohol, Philippines, co-hosted by the National Museum of the Philippines, the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation and SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and...

The Shock of the New—Symposium Review

The AICCM Objects and Electron Special Interest Groups presented their joint symposium “The Shock of the New: Modern Materials, Media and Methods” on the 8th, 9th and 10th of February, and given the location at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne, it was a

Plastic Fantastic in the Archives! An investigation into the plastic used in 1930s leather-bound enclosures.

This is an edited version of a lightning talk presented at the New Zealand Conservators of Cultural Materials conference, Wellington 17-19 October 2016.

AICCM FRAME: Concept, History and Conservation

In August we held our first international frame symposium, generously hosted by the National Gallery of Victoria. The symposium was a joint meeting of the Conservation Framers and the Gilded Objects Conservation special interest groups

AICCM FRAME: Concept, History and Conservation

In August we held our first international frame symposium, generously hosted by the National Gallery of Victoria. The symposium was a joint meeting of the Conservation Framers and the Gilded Objects Conservation special interest groups

AICCM FRAME: Concept, History and Conservation

In August we held our first international frame symposium, generously hosted by the National Gallery of Victoria. The symposium was a joint meeting of the Conservation Framers and the Gilded Objects Conservation special interest groups

Invited speakers Sarah Cove and Alan Cummings and Artlab’s Eugene Taddeo enjoying a rush of childlike pleasure from handmade ice-cream at the symposium dinner

Revivify: The 14th AICCM Paintings SIG Symposium, 2016

Robyn Victory2016 Graduate, University of Canberra, B Heritage, Museums and Conservation

Invited speakers Sarah Cove and Alan Cummings and Artlab’s Eugene Taddeo enjoying a rush of childlike pleasure from handmade ice-cream at the symposium dinner

Revivify: The 14th AICCM Paintings SIG Symposium, 2016

Robyn Victory2016 Graduate, University of Canberra, B Heritage, Museums and Conservation

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