Conservation and Restoration

Combining knowledge and skill

Restoration requires a combination of academic knowledge and manual skills. The ethical approach is the same with every restoration, but context and material differ between furniture from the Royal Palace or a painting by Mark Rothko.

Researchers from the Rijksmuseum and the 'Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed' work together with UvA students and lecturers in the Atelier Building, a Dutch centre of excellence.

Cooperation

October 22, 23 and 24

A three-day workshop about the structure and mechanics of paintings and painted materials

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