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With the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and contributions from individuals, FAIC has established an endowment fund for professional development activities.  Events marked with an asterisk (*) are supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities; special scholarships are available for those events to U.S. citizens and residents.

Professional Development Courses

Photographic Chemistry for Preservation
Available July 20, 2017 - January 2018
Online self-study modules
Description and registration information

Is CAP a Good Fit for My Institution?
October 24, 2017
Description and registration information

Cleaning and Conductivity: New Methods for Treating Paintings, Works on Paper, and Textiles*
December 6 - 8, 2017
Fort Worth, TX
Description and registration information

Compensation for Loss
April 23 - 27, 2018
Rochester, NY
Description and registration information

∞ Co-sponsored courses are offered by other organizations, with the financial support of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation.  AIC members are entitled to a discounted registration rate (although numbers may be limited).  Please contact the host organization for course information and registration procedures.

Conservation Science Tutorials

A series of thirteen self-study tutorials on a range of topics, from Adhesion to Weights and Measures, are now freely accessible and can be found by clicking here.