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Conservation and Restoration

Combining academic knowledge and technical skill to preserve our cultural heritage
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18 July 2019
Andra Danila and Santje Pander, two students from the UvA programme Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, have restored a seventeenth-century globe that had been declared a 'total loss' by experts. A ...
15 July 2019
The UvA programme Conservation and Restoration is prominently represented in Operation Night Watch, the largest research project ever for Rembrandt’s masterpiece. The project, which was kicked off this summer, is ...
27 June 2019
During a symposium organised by the Van Gogh Museum on 21 June, the publication 'Van Gogh’s Sunflowers Illuminated. Art Meets Science' was presented. This publication contains the most significant results of an ...

Education

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.

Research

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4 Oct 2019 09:00 - 19:00
The students in the second post-master year in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage would like to share the knowledge they gained with the field. You are cordially invited to join these young emerging ...
7 - 8 Nov 2019
The Dyes in History and Archaeology (DHA) is an annual conference that focuses on the discussion of dyes and organic pigments applied in the past. This includes their history, production, application and properties, ...