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Useful Links

Here are some links which you may find helpiful.

The Institute of Conservation

Icon is the professional body for conservators, its website is full of useful information about training and careers in conservation.


Conservation Courses

Cardiff University MSc Conservation for Archaeology and Museums

The Kelvin Centre for Conservation and Cultural Heritage Research, University of Glasgow (formerly the Centre for Textile Conservation)
MPhil Textile Conservation . The Centre's blog  also gives more information about the course and students' projects.

City and Guilds  BA (Hons) Conservation

The Courtauld Institute of Art 
MA Conservation of Easel Paintings
MA Conservation of Wall Paintings

Durham University: MA Conservation of Archaeological and Museum Objects

Hamilton Kerr Institute: Easel Painting Conservation 

Institute of Archaeology, University College London: MSc Conservation for Archaeology and Museums

University of Lincoln MA Conservation of Historic Objects

University of Northumbria MA Conservation of Fine Art: Works of Art on Paper; MA Preventive Conservation

University of York MA Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management 

West Dean College Postgraduate Diploma/MA:

  • Conservation of Books and Library Materials
  • Conservation of Clocks
  • Conservation of Ceramics
  • Conservation of Metalwork
  • Conservation of Furniture & Related Objects

Follow this link for West Dean's blog.