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Rob Lane giving his presentation: Is this so contemporary? Caretakers, custodians and conservation. Image © International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.

Review of the 2016 IIC Congress

Saving the Now: Crossing Boundaries to Conserve Contemporary WorksIIC 2016 Congress Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles, 12–16 September

Director General of the NAA David Fricker addresses the conference reception. Image: Cheryl Jackson

Director General of the NAA David Fricker addresses the conference reception. Image: Cheryl Jackson

Embracing Cultural Materials Conservation in the tropics – a review of the APTCCARN 2015 meeting.

Anne Carter was the recipient of the 2015 AICCM Q Grant. This is a professional development grant offered annually by the Queensland Division of the AICCM.

Review: 2th Biennial Infrared and Raman Users group (IRUG) Conference

2th Biennial Infrared and Raman Users group (IRUG) Conference 23-25 May 2016 Ormylia, Greece After attending my first IRUG meeting in Boston, USA in 2014, the invitation to the next biennial meeting in Greece was hard to pass by.

Still Life with Asparagus, Adriaen Coorte, 1697 (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

Conference review: Metal soaps in art

It was wonderful to see such a prominent display of institutional support for a conference on what is arguably a fairly abstract degradation process for many within the museum profession, let alone the wider public.
Photo on a shell, Technical Museum. Photo: Prue McKay

Photo on a shell, Technical Museum. Photo: Prue McKay

Workshop report: Photographs and their Environment: Decision-Making for Sustainability

Earlier this year I spent two long, hot, beautiful, informative weeks in Prague, attending this course, the third in a series of professional development workshops.
Photo on a shell, Technical Museum. Photo: Prue McKay

Photo on a shell, Technical Museum. Photo: Prue McKay

Workshop report: Photographs and their Environment: Decision-Making for Sustainability

Earlier this year I spent two long, hot, beautiful, informative weeks in Prague, attending this course, the third in a series of professional development workshops.
Some of the conference delegates with H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Some of the conference delegates with H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Some of the conference delegates with H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Some of the conference delegates with H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

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