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Results: 1 - 20 of 60
  • 22 Aug 2019
    Launch Alumni Network Conservation and Restoration

    On Tuesday, 3 September, the UvA's Alumni Network Conservation and Restoration will be launched. Both the board and the future plans for those who want to join the network and participate will be introduced.

  • 18 Jul 2019
    UvA students restore 'total loss' globe from 1700

    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 Jul 2019
    Conservation and Restoration hands-on during Operation Night Watch

    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 Jun 2019
    Publication launch 'Van Gogh's Sunflowers Illuminated. Art Meets Science'

    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 ...

  • 6 Jun 2019
    JPI-CH Conservation, Protection and Use joint call launched

    Recently, the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change (JPI CH) has launched a new call for transnational research proposals entitled CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND USE. It invites proposals ...

  • 10 May 2019
    Faculty of Humanities unveils painting of five female professors

    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 Jan 2019
    Van Gogh's Sunflowers to stay in Amsterdam permanently

    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 Jan 2019
    NWO grant for the use of interviews in conservation research

    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 ...

  • 14 Nov 2018
    UvA alumna Kirsten Derks wins Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen Thesis Award 2018

    Kirsten Derks, UvA alumna of the Master's programme Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, has won this year's Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen Thesis Award for her Master’s thesis Blue cabbages and ...

  • 2 Nov 2018
    International Symposium 'Acting in Contemporary Art Conservation' and SBMK Day Plastics

    The conservation and presentation of contemporary art makes high demands of museums and art galeries. The degree programme Conservation and Restoration at UvA, in collaboration with the Foundation for the ...

  • 10 Oct 2018
    Call for Papers: Bridging the Gap

    Convened towards the end of The European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht on 24-27 March 2019, the symposium 'Bridging the Gap. Theory and Practice in the Conservation of Contemporary Art' aims to strengthen the exchange ...

  • 27 Jun 2018
    Research project Digital Index of an Artwork’s Life completed

    The research project, DIAL for Complex Artworks: Digital Index of an Artwork’s Life, wrapped up with an expert meeting for museum professionals on Friday, 18 May 2018. The project’s initiator is Dr Sanneke Stigter of ...

  • 8 May 2018
    Test developed which predicts degradation 20th century paintings

    Titanium white is a pigment used in the 20th century by painters like Picasso and Mondriaan. The ‘bad’ version of this pigment can lead to early aging of paintings when expowed to UV light. TU Delft researcher Birgit ...

  • 23 Apr 2018
    Comenius Teaching Fellows grant awarded to Conservation and Restoration department

    Sanneke Stigter of the Conservation and Restoration department has been awarded a Comenius Teaching Fellows grant of € 50,000 for the development of a new core module for the Master’s programme, Conservation and ...

  • 15 Mar 2018
    Conservation students in exhibition André Volten

    Post-Master's students in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage in the specialization Contemporary Art are at work during the exhibition André Volten in the artist’s former home in Amsterdam, the ...

  • 14 Mar 2018
    Erma Hermens, Rijksmuseum Professor of Studio Practice and Technical Art History

    Dr Erma Hermens has been appointed Rijksmuseum Professor of Studio Practice and Technical Art History at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. The chair forms part of the UvA’s department of Art ...

  • 1 Feb 2018
    New research into Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring

    On Monday 26 February 2018, the Mauritshuis launches The Girl in the Spotlight: an in-depth scientific examination of the Girl with a Pearl Earring (c. 1665) by Johannes Vermeer. The museum’s most famous painting was ...

  • 29 Jan 2018
    Results of 2017 NICAS call for proposals

    Eight projects receive funding for collaborations between scientists and museums with the application of data science.

  • 23 Jan 2018
    Deadline vacancy lecturer in Photograph Conservation extended

    Deadline vacancy Lecturer in Photograph Conservation has been extended to 5 February 2018.

  • 16 Jan 2018
    Karel van Mander Schilder - Boeck | Saskia Cohen-Willner

    Het belang van Het Schilder - boeck van de schilder en rederijker Karel van Mander valt nauwelijks te overschatten. Met de verschijning ervan in 1604 begint de geschiedschrijving van de schilderkunst in de Lage ...