Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces (CAPS)
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany
Applications for CAPS 2017 are now available. The objectives of the workshop are to communicate the results of recent scientific research and new developments in conservation practice; stimulate a dialogue between researchers and conservators about the application of new research and technical insights to the conservation; develop critical thinking skills that will help participants design project-specific cleaning systems in their own labs; and identify areas where further research is needed.
Find out more and apply online. The application deadline is March 24, 2017.
Twentieth-Century Color Photographs: Contemporary Practice, Identification, and Preservation
The Getty Villa
We are pleased to announce the second workshop in the annual series Current Issues in Photograph Conservation. This workshop aims to provide participants with the theoretical and practical basis to identify silver halide based color photographic processes; recognize and understand the needs of these photographic materials; prioritize the conservation needs within their collections; communicate with institutional colleagues on collection priorities; and decide on and perform conservation treatments on these materials if necessary.
Find out more and apply online. The application deadline is February 27, 2017.