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


Upcoming Programs

Check back for more information on the following programs.

Data Visualization and Analysis for Conservation Professionals: Part 1
November 3 - December 15, 2020, online

Data Visualization and Analysis for Conservation Professionals: Part 2
2021 Dates TBD, online

Rigging Basics
2021 Dates TBD, Penn Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Inkjet Materials
2021 Dates TBD, Image Permanence Institute, Rochester, NY

TechFocus IV: Caring for 3-D Printed Art
2021 Dates TBDSFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

Airbrushing in Conservation
2021 Dates TBD, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Metal and Composite Threads in Textiles
2021 Dates TBD, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

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.