ICRI Day Trip to National Museums NI Transport and Industry Store Belfast

ICRI Day Trip to National Museums NI Transport and Industry Store Belfast

Friday, 21 October 2022 10:00 until Friday, 21 October 2022 17:00
Please join us on a visit to the National Museums NI new Transport and Industry Store in the heart of the Belfast docklands. This is National Museums NI first publicly accessible collections storage facility with collections access at the core of our new direction. The tour will also involve the main museums collections store and conservation department. ICRI members will be given priority for booking. We look forward to seeing you there....

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Tour of The Paper Conservation Studio with Dr Patrick McBride

Tour of The Paper Conservation Studio with Dr Patrick McBride

Thursday, 18 August 2022 10:30 until Thursday, 18 August 2022 11:30
ICRI, the Institute of Conservator-Restorers in Ireland proudly presents a special behind-the-scenes conservation tour. Join our member, paper conservator Dr. Pat McBride, for a visit to the Paper Conservation Studio.The Studio provides conservation services for museums, galleries and collectors throughout Ireland, conserving watercolours, drawings, prints and archival documents of great importance to Ireland's heritage. Participants will see...

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Behind the Scenes in Trinity College Dublin’s Library Conservation Department

Behind the Scenes in Trinity College Dublin’s Library Conservation Department

Tuesday, 16 August 2022 13:00 until Tuesday, 16 August 2022 16:00
The Institute of Conservator-Restorers in Ireland proudly presents a rare opportunity to visit the conservation studios of Trinity College Library.You are warmly invited to come and visit the Preservation & Conservation Department at Trinity College Dublin on Tuesday 16th August 2022. You will get a behind-the-scenes tour of the conservation studio and the bindery, and our conservators will talk you through their current projects, which...

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How to become a Conservator-Restorer. A Heritage Week panel discussion.

How to become a Conservator-Restorer. A Heritage Week panel discussion.

Tuesday, 16 August 2022 13:00 until Tuesday, 16 August 2022 13:45
Cultural heritage conservation is a highly skilled and specialist profession. The Institute of Conservator-Restorers in Ireland (ICRI) presents an online panel discussion on the pathways into a career in cultural heritage conservation. Current conservation students will outline their experiences in conservation and training options for the various specialisms within the field will be presented. This event is suitable for those who just want to...

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Business Skills for Conservators Workshop

Business Skills for Conservators Workshop

Friday, 22 July 2022 10:00 until Friday, 22 July 2022 17:00
ICRI is pleased to offer a day long workshop in Business Skills for conservators on Friday July 22nd from 10AM – 5PM. This training is provided by Invisio and focusses on the practicalities of running a business as a sole trader or a small company. As many conservators working on the island of Ireland work in this capacity, the aim of this training is to provide participants with the information and skills needed to navigate the business...

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Plastics Identification Workshop with Brenda Keneghan (part 2/2)

Plastics Identification Workshop with Brenda Keneghan (part 2/2)

Tuesday, 21 June 2022 13:30 until Tuesday, 21 June 2022 15:30
Plastics Identification Workshop with Brenda Keneghan (part 2/2) ICRI is pleased to offer our second workshop with Brenda Keneghan, conservation consultant and trainer in modern materials. This is an in person workshop and will take place on the 21st of June at 13:30 at the NMI Conservation Department, Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin. There is more and more awareness of the presence of plastics in museum collections. They can be...

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Enzymes and the reduction of stains & adhesive residues from uncoated surfaces with IAP/Matthew Cushman

Enzymes and the reduction of stains & adhesive residues from uncoated surfaces with IAP/Matthew Cushman

Thursday, 05 May 2022 15:00 until Thursday, 05 May 2022 16:00
Enzymes and the reduction of stains & adhesive residues from uncoated surfaces with IAP/Matthew Cushman ICRI has secured 15 places for its members, free of charge, at IAP’s upcoming online seminar, ‘Enzymes and the reduction of stains & adhesive residues from uncoated surfaces’ with Matthew Cushman. This will take place via ZOOM from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST on May 5th This seminar will be of particular relevance to paper and...

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An introduction to plastics in collections with Brenda Keneghan (Part 1 of 2)

An introduction to plastics in collections with Brenda Keneghan (Part 1 of 2)

Thursday, 24 March 2022 09:15 until Thursday, 24 March 2022 12:15
An introduction to plastics in collections with Brenda Keneghan (Part 1 of 2) ICRI is pleased to offer an online webinar with Brenda Keneghan, conservation consultant and trainer in modern materials. This will take place on March 24th from 09:15 until c 12:15 via ZOOM. NOTE: This session will be followed by a practical in person workshop during the second quarter of the year which will be advertised separately. This course will introduce...

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Lunchtime talk with Zoe Reid - Irish National Committee of the Blue Shield - protecting cultural heritage

Lunchtime talk with Zoe Reid - Irish National Committee of the Blue Shield - protecting cultural heritage

Thursday, 24 February 2022 13:00 until Thursday, 24 February 2022 14:00
Join us for a fascinating lunchtime talk, with Zoë Reid, who as Chair of Irish National Committee of the Blue Shield (INCBS) will explain the work of The Blue Shield network (often referred to as the cultural equivalent of the Red Cross) and the key objective of INCBS. Register via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/irish-national-committee-of-the-blue-shield-protecting-cultural-heritage-tickets-265829462077 Blue Shield is a...

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ICRI Biennial Conference - Celebrating 30 years of Conservation in Ireland with the theme Challenges in Conservation: Past, Present & Future

ICRI Biennial Conference - Celebrating 30 years of Conservation in Ireland with the theme Challenges in Conservation: Past, Present & Future

Thursday, 14 October 2021 09:15 until Friday, 15 October 2021 16:00
ICRI Biennial Conference - Celebrating 30 years of Conservation in Ireland with the theme Challenges in Conservation: Past, Present & Future About this event ICRI Conservation Activities in Ireland VII The Institute of Conservator-Restorers in Ireland (ICRI) is delighted to host this biennial event which offers a professional forum for members to showcase their recent activities and achievements. This is a special year for the...

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conservation of Fitzmaurice Archives

conservation of Fitzmaurice Archives

Wednesday, 18 August 2021 20:00 until Wednesday, 18 August 2021 21:00
Liz D'Arcy of Paperworks,Studio for Paper Conservation will be giving an online presentation for Heritage Week on the conservation of Newspapers and other archives relating to the first east to west transatlantic flight by Portlaoise aviation pioneer James Fitzmaurice. This project has been generously funded by The Heritage Council. This event will take place on Zoom on Wednesday 18th August at 8pm.  The webinar also includes a...

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Caring for photographs in the National Collection with Mathilde Renauld

Caring for photographs in the National Collection with Mathilde Renauld

Wednesday, 18 August 2021 11:30 until Wednesday, 18 August 2021 12:30
 For National Heritage Week 2021 ICRI are presenting a series of online talks by our members about how their work preserves and conserves cultural heritage in Ireland.In this talk, National Gallery of Ireland Paper Conservator, Mathilde Renauld will discuss the care and preservation of photographs in the national collection.The National Gallery of Ireland has seen an expansion of its photographic collection, going from 25 objects...

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Sustainability and Green Conservation with Caitlin Southwick of Ki Culture

Sustainability and Green Conservation with Caitlin Southwick of Ki Culture

Tuesday, 10 August 2021 14:00 until Tuesday, 10 August 2021 16:30
 Sustainability is something that conservators are inherently concerned with. However, applying environmental consciousness to our daily practice may seem complex, and with the numerous other considerations that conservators must take into account, sustainability can fall through the cracks. Putting the environment first may seem to conflict with conservation ethics, but actually win-win-win solutions are achievable - treatments and...

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 Project management for conservation projects with Andor Vince

 Project management for conservation projects with Andor Vince

Thursday, 22 July 2021 10:00 until Thursday, 22 July 2021 16:00
 Project management for conservation projects with Andor Vince ICRI is pleased to offer a one day online training opportunity in Project Management for Conservation Projects with Andor Vince independent collections care consultant. This course will take place on July 22nd and will explore the practical application of the principles of project management in conservation and collections care. Participants will work on a case study and use...

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NANOSCIENCE FOR CONSERVATORS: THE APPLICATION OF NANOSCIENCE TO THE CLEANING AND CONSOLIDATION OF WORKS OF ART

NANOSCIENCE FOR CONSERVATORS: THE APPLICATION OF NANOSCIENCE TO THE CLEANING AND CONSOLIDATION OF WORKS OF ART

Friday, 09 July 2021 14:00 until Friday, 09 July 2021 15:00
 ICRI is pleased to offer an exciting new lecture on the topic of ‘Nanoscience for Conservators’. This talk will focus on the synthesis and application of several advanced systems for the consolidation and cleaning of works of art, including hydroxides, nanoparticles, microemulsions, chemical gels and hydrogels. The application of these nanoscience-based systems will be illustrated with example treatments on historic wall...

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