Search Results for: "Conservation"

  • School of Conservation

    Ask A Conservator Day 2021

    Posted on 10th November 2021

    On Thursday 4th November 2021, conservators around the world - including School of Conservation students and tutors from West Dean College of Arts and Conservation - participated in Ask a Conservator day via the College's Instagram page, answering questions and sharing their experiences in the Conservation sector. Here's a recap of the day.

  • Ceramics & Glass

    When glass meets minimalism: Edward James and his Art Deco glass lamps

    Posted on 10th June 2021

    MA Conservation Studies students recently undertook a virtual five week work placement with The Corning Museum of Glass, developing their understanding of glass conservation and what it means to be a conservator in a museum setting. For this blog post, they have applied that knowledge to examine objects in the West Dean Collection.

  • Ceramics & Glass

    A fresh look for two elf candle holders

    Posted on 16th December 2020

    MA Conservation Studies: Ceramics and Related Materials student Rose has recently carried out conservation treatment on two very small elf candle holders, just in time for the festive season. Read more about the project in this blog post.

  • School of Conservation

    #AskAConservator Day 2020

    Posted on 23rd November 2020

    On November 18 2020, conservators around the world - including Conservation Students and Tutors from West Dean College of Arts and Conservation - participated in the annual Ask a Conservator day. A day that encourages international collaboration and knowledge exchange using #AskAConservator on social media.

  • Furniture

    Conservation of a Tea Caddy, Part 1

    Posted on 29th July 2020

    Graduate Diploma Conservation Studies student Dan Mifsud specialises in Furniture. In this blog post, he discusses the history, condition and interpretation of an ornate tea caddy, kindly loaned for conservation by the Museum of the Home.

  • Books & Library Materials

    Back to basics: lockdown papermaking

    Posted on 23rd July 2020

    Whilst in Lockdown at home, Graduate Diploma Conservation Studies student Florence Watson took the opportunity to get back to basics and make paper from scratch. Read the blog post to find out about the process, including making a mould and deckle.

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