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Conservation and Restoration

Combining academic knowledge and technical skill to preserve our cultural heritage
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10 May 2019
A group portrait of five iconic female professors who have had a major impact on the Faculty of Humanities has been unveiled in the central hall of the Bushuis. With this painting, made by the artist Rogier Willems, ...
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 ...
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 ...


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.


Upcoming events Events archive
20 May 2019 14:00 - 18:00
This year, the NICAS Match Day 2019 will take place on Monday 20 May in the afternoon. On this day, we encourage cultural heritage professionals to pose questions to the audience through a short pitch, in order to ...
28 May 2019 12:30 - 18:00
Don Johnson is coming to Amsterdam on the 28th of May 2019, offering a workshop for the field on automatic thread count.
21 Jun 2019 08:45 - 18:00
Sunflowers (1889) is one of Vincent van Gogh’s best-known paintings. A great deal of innovative research has been devoted to this masterpiece from the Van Gogh Museum’s collection in recent years. An international ...