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Results: 1 - 20 of 67
Results: 1 - 20 of 67
  • Sanneke Stigter nominated for Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2021
    30 Sep 2021
    With her project "DIAL for Complex Artworks: Digital Index of an Artwork's Life", Dr. Sanneke Stigter (Conservation and Restoration) has been nominated for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2021 in the ...
  • UvA Conservation Research presented at FUTURE TALKS 021
    27 Jul 2021
    Lecturers in the specialisation Contemporary Art and in Photography of the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage department, alumni in de specialisations Wood & Furniture and in Photography conservation, ...
  • UvA students restore art project ‘Limitless content’
    15 Mar 2021
    From 19 March to 3 October 2021, Museum Het Schip will be showing the art project 'Limitless Content' in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam and the RCE (Netherlands Cultural Heritage Agency). The ...
  • Sanneke Stigter and Sven Dupré selected for STUDIOTOPIA Art & Science Residency programme
    21 Jan 2021
    Sanneke Stigter (Conservation and Restoration) and Sven Dupré (professor of History of Art, Science and Technology) have been selected for the STUDIOTOPIA Art & Science Residency programme, in which they will ...
  • Margot Terpstra wins Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2020
    16 Dec 2020
    Margot Terpstra has won the Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2020 for her Master’s thesis on damage patterns in the sample books of Museum de Lakenhal. The Rijksmuseum has been handing out this award ...
  • Operation Night Watch: getting closer to Rembrandt despite distancing
    27 Nov 2020
    The summer of 2019 saw the kick-off of the largest and most multifaceted research project ever to focus on Rembrandt’s famous painting The Night Watch. Ever since the museum reopened after its closure earlier this ...
  • Sanneke Stigter appointed guest lecturer at KASK & Conservatory Ghent
    6 Oct 2020
    Sanneke Stigter, assistant professor in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage has been appointed guest lecturer for the postgraduate programme Curatorial Studies at KASK & Conservatory Ghent. Stigter’s ...
  • Launching of new project: Preservation of modern photographic works of art in museum collections
    1 Oct 2020
    The Dutch Foundation for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (SBMK), sixteen museums, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Cultural Heritage Agency of The Netherlands (RCE) will join forces in a large-scale ...
  • Students build their own camera in one day
    23 Sep 2020
    The Master's students in photograph conservation had a full day camera workshop by Mathijs van Oosterhout who developed a do-it-yourself camera system for analogue photography. Every participant built their own ...
  • The new academic year had started
    10 Sep 2020
    At UvA's Conservation and Restoration department  the new academic year has started last week. This year's start, however, differs completely from years before: many classes are taught digitally. Still, the teaching ...
  • New interns joined the Amsterdam Wax-Resin Project
    11 Aug 2020
    The Amsterdam Wax-Resin Project welcomes Liz Hébert and Momoko Okuyama, first year students in Master of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, specialty paintings at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Statement from the Conservation and Restoration Programme
    16 Jul 2020
    June 13, 2020, a Dutch newspaper, the NRC Handelsblad, published an article on the inappropriate behavior of one of C&R’s faculty members, a lecturer book and paper conservation. As C&R staff, we wish to reach out to ...
  • Interviews in Conservation research: datasets accessible via DANS
    7 Jul 2020
    Research output of the NWO-funded KIEM project Interviews in Conservation Research is now available for research. The datasets are made accessible by Digital Archiving Network Services (DANS), part of the Royal ...
  • Photo:  Kate van Lookeren Campagne
    Object Based Practicals starting up again
    2 Jul 2020
    After months of Corona lockdown we finally are allowed to restart our practical work, more specifically the Object Bases Practicals (OBP).
  • Update on social safety from dean and department chairs
    18 Jun 2020
    The attention devoted to the inappropriate behaviour of a lecturer from our Faculty has stirred up lots of reactions in the past week. To begin with, we want to emphasise that a safe study environment for students ...
  • How did the old masters make their ultramarine?
    13 May 2020
    Researchers at the Rijksmuseum, the University of Amsterdam, VU Amsterdam and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) have developed a method that reveals how the costly pigment ultramarine was prepared ...
  • Discover a new way of putting together your own presentations. Image: metabotnik.com/projects/599/Bidloo-093
    UvA's Heritage Collections within reach with the digital exhibition machine
    11 Feb 2020
    Until 15 March, you will find a very special touch screen in the entrance hall of the University Library at the Singel. This customised installation contains digital exhibitions of heritage collections put together ...
  • Funded PhD position at AHM
    4 Feb 2020
    The Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM) invites applications for a PhD position at the Faculty of Humanities, tenable from 1 September 2020 (4 years, 1 FTE). The deadline for applications ...
  • Rare paintings André Volten restored by UvA students
    11 Dec 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), ...
  • Sofie Dubbeldam wins Migelien Gerritzen Prijs
    Sofie Dubbeldam wins Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2019
    14 Oct 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 ...