Preventive Conservation
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A Safe Place: Storage Strategies for Plastics (Article)
A look at how to store art works made of plastics for preservation.
Newsletter 16.2 Summer 2001
Newsletter feature article examining the destruction of world cultural heritage.
Collections Theft Response Procedures
Provides guidance to the multiple functions involved in theft response, and suggest actions to take before and after the incident.
Newsletter 15.2 Summer 2000
Newsletter feature article considering the growing importance of preventive conservation in the management of collections.
Conference: Mortality Immortality? The Legacy of 20th ...
A summary of a conference sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute devoted to issues regarding the preservation of contemporary art.
Newsletter 8.2 Summer 1993
Newsletter article about initiatives of the Commission on Preservation and Access to preserve library collections.
Newsletter 22.1 Spring 2007
Newsletter roundtable discussion about environmental management.
Collection Environments Issue, Fall 2014
PDF Edition of the entire newsletter, including articles, roundtable discussion, list of key resources, and news items. Vol. 29.2.
Presentation and Interpretation in Cave 85 (News Item)
Raised platform and new lighting enhance visitor experience at Mogao Grottoes cave. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Pollutants in the Museum Environment (1985–1998)
A summary of a Getty Conservation Institute project that examined the risks posed to museum collections by atmospheric pollutants.
Newsletter 10.1 Spring 1995
Newsletter article examining efforts by conservation organizations to develop strategic responses to natural disasters.
"Conservation of Public Art" issue. Fall 2012 (PDF Edition)
Entire newsletter, including articles, roundtable discussion, list of key resources, and news items. Vol. 27.2.
Newsletter 31.1: Conservation in China (Spring 2016)
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, vol. 31, no. 1 (2016).
Oxygen-Free Museum Cases
Discusses the use of hermetically sealed cases for the long-term conservation of oxygen-sensitive objects.
The Conservation Assessment: A Proposed Model
A proposed model for evaluating museum environmental management needs.
The Ideal Climate, Risk Management, the ASHRAE Chapter ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Between Two Earthquakes: Cultural Property in Seismic ...
This handbook investigates issues related to the management and protection of historic structures, sites, and monuments in seismic zones.
Collaborative Research (Article)
Working with the alternative photographic process community. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Newsletter 16.3 Fall 2001
Newsletter article discussing the Latin American Consortium - a network of conservation educators organized by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Nitrogen Anoxia Research (1987–1999)
Overview and details of a past GCI project that focused on researching nitrogen environments to prevent museum objects from deterioration.
Lecture: Ethical Dilemmas in the Conservation of Modern and ...
Details and video of a live panel discussion presented by the Getty Conservation Institute in April 2009.
A Climate Control System for Hollybourne Cottage, Jekyll ...
Humidistat-controlled mechanical ventilation & space heating system studied for creating a preservation environment in warm, humid climate regions.
Newsletter 19.1 Spring 2004
Newsletter discussion about implementing preventive conservation.
Projects, events, and publications
List of new items in the 30th Anniversary issue. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Science Dept. | Getty Conservation Institute
Conducting research into a broad range of issues.
Newsletter 14.1 Spring 1999
Newsletter article examining a Getty Conservation Institute research project to retrofit historic adobe structures.
Inert Gases in the Control of Museum Insect Pests
Information on the biological mechanisms by which nontoxic gases kill insects; creating and maintaining an anoxic atmosphere; treatments; and procedures for treating objects.
The Conservation and Management of the Tomb of ...
Bibliography covers areas related to research needs of the GCI conservation project to conserve and manage Tutankhamen's tomb.
Wall Paintings Conservation at Mogao Grottoes
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project researching the deterioration of wall paintings at the Mogao Grottoes in China.
Conference: Ancient and Historic Metals: Conservation and ...
Summary of a symposium that addressed the technology, history, structure, and corrosion of ancient and historic metalwork.
Environmental Management for Collections
Announcement of the publication of this book from Getty Publications. From Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2015.
A Guide to the Preventive Conservation of Photograph ...
Synthesizes research completed to date as well as international standards established on conservation of photo collections.
Historical Perspectives on Preventive Conservation
This book on development of field of preventive conservation is now available for purchase. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Solvent Gels for the Cleaning of Works of Art
Examines gels cleaning treatment of paintings and painted works of art.
Experts' Bibliography
Selected research in climate management from participants in the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies.
Newsletter 23.1 Spring 2008
Newsletter article on the education initiative, Teamwork for Integrated Emergency Management.
Managing Collection Environments Meeting (News Item)
Article on June 2015 experts meeting to explore epidemiological approaches in preventive conservation. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Structural Conservation of Panel Paintings Proceedings (1998 ...
Proceedings of a Symposium at the J. Paul Getty Museum, April 1995. Available in four separate sections as downloadable PDF files.
Newsletter 22.1 Spring 2007
Newsletter article on a climate control case study at the Casa de Rui Barbosa Museum in Rio de Janeiro.
Conference: Seismic Protection of Historic Buildings and ...
An international colloquium that reviewed seismic stabilization of historic buildings and monuments sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Building an Emergency Plan: Guide for Museums & Cultural ...
Step-by-step guide to develop an emergency preparedness and response strategy. Also in French & Spanish.
Collections in Hot & Humid Environments (1997–2002)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project addressing climate control issues in hot humid regions.
MOSAIKON Update (News Item)
Information on recent technician training and model field-project work for this initiative. From Vol. 27.2, Fall 2012
Newsletter 22.1 Spring 2007
Newsletter article on a preventive conservation case study at the Our Lord in the Attic Museum, Amsterdam.
Disaster Preparedness and Response (1992)
A summary of a workshop on emergency planning for collecting institutions sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Cultural Heritage Conservation in China (Article)
Presents practices and achievements in the 21st century. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Valley of the Queens
A summary of a Getty Conservation Institute project for the conservation and management of the Valley of the Queens in Luxor, Egypt.
Cave Temples of Dunhuang Exhibit (News Item)
Announcement of this exhibit at the Getty Center, May to September 2016. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Controlled Ventilation and Heating to Preserve Collections in ...
Paper on research into viable alternatives to air-conditioning systems that are economically sustainable, robust and technologically simple to operate.
Conference: National Summit on Emergency Response (1994 ...
A summary of a conference that focused on the development of a national emergency infrastructure to safeguard cultural heritage.
Insect Control with the Fumigant Vikane (1986–1990)
Overview and details of a past GCI project to investigate potential adverse effects of Vikane on museum artifacts and historic structures.
Collections Dept. | Getty Conservation Institute
Studying movable cultural heritage.
Cave Temples of Dunhuang Come to Getty (Article)
Curators discuss their work to present this exhibition at the Getty Center. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Newsletter 19.1 Spring 2004
Newsletter article exploring the practice of preventive conservation.
The Use of Oxygen-Free Environments in the Control of ...
Discusses use of nitrogen as the inert gas used to replace oxygen and types of treatment chambers.
An Evolution in Values (Discussion)
Roundtable discussion on cultural heritage conservation in China. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Newsletter 7.1 Winter 1992
Newsletter feature article examining preventive conservation and its significance for cultural heritage preservation.
Conservation of Photographic Materials (1987–1994)
A summary of training courses on the conservation and preventive care of photographic materials sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Conference: Conservation of Cultural Property within the ...
Summary of a seminar about the importance of preserving historic city centers and ensembles of cultural property.
Facing Challenges of Panel Paintings Conservation (2011)
Proceedings of a 2009 Getty symposium examining directions and developments in the field over the previous 15 years. Downloadable in 5 sections.
Investigations of Climate Control Alternatives for Cultural ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Conference: Modern Paints Uncovered Symposium
Summary of the 2006 Modern Paints Uncovered symposium, co-organized by the Getty Conservation Institute, Tate, and the National Gallery of Art.
Monitoring for Gaseous Pollutants in Museum Environments
Examines environmental monitoring for common gaseous pollutants.
Alternative Climate Controls for Historic Buildings (2003–2010 ...
Details of a GCI project on climate control strategies for improving collection environments in historical buildings in hot and humid regions.
The Feasibility of Using Modified Atmospheres to Control ...
A study to determine if controlled or modified atmospheres were lethal and establish minimum time to kill insects likely to infest objects in museums.
Newsletter 22.3 Fall 2007
Newsletter article on Research on Museum Lighting, a Getty Conservation Institute project.
Preventive Conservation (1990–1995)
A summary of a training course sponsored by the GCI that addressed the management of environmental conditions for collections.
Conservation of Collections | Getty Conservation Institute
A case study of preventive conservation in the context of a historic house museum, Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder (Our Lord in the Attic) in Amsterdam.
China Principles
National guidelines for cultural heritage conservation and management in China.
Newsletter 15.2 Summer 2000
Newsletter discussion on preventive conservation with Catherine Antomarchi, Colin Pearson, and Luis Souza.
The Conservation of Cave 85 at the Mogao Grottoes ...
A Collaborative Project of the Getty Conservation Institute and the Dunhuang Academy.
Latin American Consortium (1997–2002)
Details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project for training to enhance preventive conservation in Latin America.
Newsletter 27.2: Conservation of Public Art (Fall 2012)
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, vol. 27, no. 2 (2012).
From Conservation Heating to Slow
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Newsletter 8.1 Winter 1993
Newsletter feature article examining environmental research conducted by the scientists of the Getty Conservation Institute.
Teamwork for Integrated Emergency Management (2004 ...
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project on integrated emergency management for museums and other cultural institutions.
Resources - Newsletter 9.3 Fall 1994 (Getty Conservation)
Newsletter article about seismic stabilization of historic structures in the Balkans by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Guidelines for Solid-State Lighting (News Item)
Compares LED to traditional lighting and gives DOE resources for further information. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Projects, events, and publications
List of new items in the Seismic Retrofitting issue. From Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2015.
Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China's Silk ...
Catalogue for the 2016 exhibition, Cave Temples of Dunhuang.
Eames House Conservation Project
A collaborative project to develop a long-term conservation management and maintenance plan for the 1949 home of Ray and Charles Eames.
Conserving Outdoor Painted Sculpture (News Item)
Announcement of the publication of proceedings from this 2013 symposium. From Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2015.
Newsletter 8.3 Fall 1993
Newsletter article on a conference in Cairo, Egypt, convened to expedite assistance in the aftermath of the 1992 earthquake.
Performance of Pollutant Adsorbents (2001–2003)
Overview and details of a past GCI project to increase protection of objects in microenvironments from attack by gaseous air pollutants.
Conservation of Decorated Surfaces (Article)
A look at 30 years of the GCI's work in conserving decorated surfaces. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Providing Safe and Practical Environments for Cultural ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Newsletter 19.2 Summer 2004
Newsletter article on an education initiative in museum emergency preparedness and response.
Preventive Conservation (Article)
A look at 30 years of research, training, and projects in preventive conservation. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Newsletter 19.1 Spring 2004
Newsletter article on research in museum lighting for works on paper.
Cave Temples of Dunhuang (News Item)
Announcement of the publication of this new book. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Microbial Contamination in Museums & Archives—Health ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
A Note from the Director (Article)
Foreword from Director Tim Whalen on this issue focused on photograph conservation. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
2015 International Stone Course (News Item)
Applications are now being accepted for this April-July 2015 course in Rome.
Climate Control Systems Design: Twenty-Five Years Later & ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Newsletter 7.1 Winter 1992
Newsletter article concerning a workshop on emergency preparedness and response for museums.
Historic Buildings, Collections and Sites (2002–2003)
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute course offered in partnership with University College London.
Protection of Works of Art From Atmospheric Ozone
A summary of Protection of Works of Art from Photochemical Smog. Environmental Quality Laboratory Report 28, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
Conference: Conservation of Cultural Property in Asia and the ...
A summary of a symposium that focused on conservation issues in Asia and the Pacific sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Airborne Particles in Museums
This study represents a series of research activities aimed at a better understanding of the origin and fate of air pollution within the built environment.
GCI's Enduring Collaborations in China (Feature)
A look at our nearly 30 years of collaborative conservation work in China. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.