For Conservation Professionals

Our professional development programs are a crucial source for continuing education for conservation professionals. We established an endowment fund to support these programs with the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and contributions from individuals. Additional sources support some programs, as credited within the individual program portals.

Online & In-person Events

Self-Study & Resources

Upcoming Programs

Check back for more information on the following programs.

Photomechanical Prints: History, Technology, Aesthetics, and Use
October 31 - November 3, 2023, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
A Collaborative Workshop in Photograph Conservation

Virtual Couriers
Dates TBD, online
Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Collaboratively Assessing Community Needs
Dates TBD, online
Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Exploring Ethics: Practice to philosophy
Dates TBD, online
Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities


Block-lifting Archaeological Artifacts
Dates TBD, Arizona State Museum, Tucson, AZ
Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Photographic Chemistry Self-study Series

Explore key elements of photographic chemistry essential to understanding the nature of silver-based analog photographs, their creation, and their deterioration mechanisms. This series of online self-study modules includes video lectures and quizzes on specific topics in the chemistry of photography.

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