School of Conservation

  • School of Conservation

    Press release: West Dean College to hold series of courses in collaboration with the British Library

    Posted on 6th February 2019

    For the 5th year, West Dean College of Arts and Conservation will be holding a series of courses devoted to The Preservation and collection care for libraries in collaboration with the British Library - the national library of the United Kingdom, and the second largest library in the world. These fascinating courses are for professionals, conservation students and those interested in continuing professional development in this area offering access to relevant training and expertise.

  • School of Conservation

    Press release: HO-HO-WHOLE AGAIN

    Posted on 17th December 2018

    Students in the Ceramics Conservation department at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation learn to conserve a wide range of objects from Chinese ceramics to Saxon glass, but it was difficult to say no when the family of a former College staff member now in a nursing home came to the College with a broken Father Christmas owned by a fellow resident.