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.

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Self-Study & Resources

Upcoming Programs

Check back for more information on the following programs.

Airbrushing in Conservation
September 19-21, 2022, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Rigging Basics
October 12-14, 2022, Penn Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Remedial Treatment of Asian Paintings Collections for Paper Conservators
Fall 2022, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
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

Virtual Couriers
Dates TBD, online

Collaboratively Assessing Community Needs
Dates TBD, online

Exploring Ethics: Practice to philosophy
Dates TBD, online

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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