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Conservation and Restoration

Combining academic knowledge and technical skill to preserve our cultural heritage
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Van Gogh's Sunflowers to stay in Amsterdam permanently
25 January 2019
Research into Vincent van Gogh’s famous 'Sunflowers', conducted at the Van Gogh Museum and headed by UvA professor in Conservation and Restoration Ella Hendriks, has produced a great deal of new information about the ...
NWO grant for the use of interviews in conservation research
22 January 2019
Assistant Professor Sanneke Stigter from the Conservation and Restoration department has been awarded an NWO grant from Creative Industries - KIEM programme for her research proposal ‘Interviews in Conservation ...
UvA alumna Kirsten Derks wins Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen Thesis Award 2018
14 November 2018
Kirsten Derks, UvA alumna of the Master's programme Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, has won this year's Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen Thesis Award for her Master’s thesis Blue cabbages and ...


Master's Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage

Post-Master's programme Conservation and Restoration

Minor Conservation and Restoration

Nine specialisations
The Master's in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage comprises a track Technical Art History and nine specialisations in conservation: Book and Paper, Contemporary Art, Glass and Ceramics, Historic Interiors, Metal, Paintings, Photography, Textiles and Wood and Furniture.
At the University of Amsterdam, research in conservation of cultural heritage is carried out as part of the Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research (AIHR).
Upcoming events Events archive
Technical Art History Colloquium
28 Feb 2019 16:30 - 17:30
This edition of the Technical Art History Colloquium will be organised in Utrecht and focuses on Calligraphy with a lecture by Hannah Saunders Murphy.