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Conservators in Ireland are connecting and collaborating with diverse local communities, fellow heritage colleagues and aligned professions such as conservation scientists in ever diverse and innovative ways. This conference reflects a broadening range of conservation skills of ICRI members and highlights excellence in the conservation profession. It mirrors the central theme of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 - to make a connection.
Ten speakers will present on exciting range of professional activities including materials’ analysis, in-situ public conservation and in depth conservation case-studies on cultural heritage objects. Collaboration across countries and continents is the subject of a keynote presentation; showcasing an inspired conservation project between the National Gallery of Ireland and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.
In addition, attendees will view 9 posters offering a snapshot of recently completed conservation projects in Ireland, as well as the achievements of conservation interns at our national cultural institutions; an ongoing programme co-sponsored by the Heritage Council.
Read the presentation abstracts here. Follow the event hashtag #icriconf2018. This is an European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 event.
- Day Ticket - €60
- Student ticket -€25
- Keynote ticket -€20
A €10 late booking fee will apply from 25 Sept 2018
9.30 - Registration
SESSION 1 - 9.50 - 11.00 am
- 'Conservation of a Louis Le Brocquy lithograph and the use of paper pulp applied over suction as an infilling technique', Ciara McQueirns, independent paper conservator
- 'Puck, pigments analysis and paintings conservators – onsite conservation of a 17th century Dutch masterpiece', Corrie Masson, independent painting conservator
SESSION 2 - 11.30 - 1 pm
- 'Jumping through hoops: the challenges of working with stakeholders when conserving relics', Karen Horton, independent textile and ethnographic conservator
- 'In the footsteps of Shackleton and Crean: conservation of Antarctic heritage', Ciarán Lavelle, objects conservator, Birmingham Museums Trust
- 'Conservation of four Travellers’ tables acquired by N.M.I in 1994 and 1997', Patrick Boyle, objects conservator, National Museum of Ireland
- 'Introducing Hillsborough Castle to conservation', David Orr, metalwork conservator, Hillsborough Castle
SESSION 3 - 1.50 - 2.55 pm
- 'The Heritage Council's Conservation internship scheme – 10 years on', Dr. Jane Maxwell, on behalf of the Heritage Council
- 'The Prodigal Son Series (c.1660s) by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo; an examination of technique', Muirne Lydon, paintings conservator, National Gallery of Ireland
- 'Parchment, perforations and pigments: exploring the materiality of an early Qur’an manuscript (CBL Is 1404)', Kristine Rose-Beers, senior conservator (manuscripts & books), Chester Beatty Library
SESSION 4 - 3.10 - 5 pm
- 'Common sense(s) – the identification of plastics in collections by non-analytical methods', Dr Brenda Keneghan, materials scientist, Victoria & Albert Museum
Key Note Presentation
'Conservation and Collaboration across Continents', Maria Canavan, National Gallery of Ireland, Devi Ormond, J. Paul Getty Museum
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