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Conservation and Restoration

Combining academic knowledge and technical skill to preserve our cultural heritage
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11 December 2019
Students specialising in Contemporary Art in the UvA Master's Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage are working on the conservation of paintings made by local Amsterdam sculptor André Volten (1925-2002), ...
23 October 2019
A new, European Union funded PhD position at the Unoversity of Amsterdam is now open for applications. The focus of this research will not so much be the conservation of daguerreotypes, but rather developing and ...
14 October 2019
Sofie Dubbeldam has won the Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2019 for her Master's thesis on the painting Dogs in a Landscape by Adriaen Cornelisz Beeldemaker. The Rijksmuseum has been handing out this ...


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
10 - 12 Feb 2020 09:00 - 17:00
This three-day workshop organised by the UvA's Conservation and Restoration department teaches recognition of fibres found in paper by using the microscope. This knowledge can be implemented in the proper description ...
12 Feb 2020 10:00 - 18:00
This edition of the Technical Art History Colloquia is organised in collaboration with the Netherlands Institute for Conservation, Art and Science (NICAS). During this full-day programme, researchers with various ...
1 Apr 2020 09:00
Voor wie zijn chemische basiskennis wil opfrissen, of voor wie nooit enig onderwijs op dit gebied genoten heeft, bieden wij deze speciale basiscursus aan. De cursus is samengesteld uit onderdelen van de opleiding ...