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Dec 17, 2014
The Shelburne Museum is seeking a textile conservator with a strong interest in preventive conservation for a two-year full time position. The conservator will undertake a variety of projects related to the treatment of objects in the floor cover, bed cover, and upholstered artifact collections and ongoing preventive conservation initiatives.  For all treatments, the textile […]
Dec 17, 2014
This headline certainly grabbed my attention.  Read the account of Narayan Khandekar, Senior Conservation Scientist at Harvard University, who worked on the restoration of Harvard’s Rothko murals using lighting to recreate the original appearance.  His description of the project in The Conversation, December 16, 2014  seems like it could be part of a future wave of non-invasive […]
Dec 16, 2014
Conservators – Earthquake Recovery (Two positions, 1 year fixed term) Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand Applications are invited from suitably qualified conservators for two fixed term positions as Earthquake Recovery Collections Conservators, funded by our insurers. Applicants should have proven experience of working with a wide range of materials both organic and inorganic to include […]