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NACCA is a research and training programme, which aims at educating a new generation of professional curators, conservators, and academic researchers who are properly equipped to face the challenges complex contemporary artworks pose.

The PhD programme is designed by experts working in museums, heritage organisations, and universities that have a profound experience in the field of contemporary art conservation and conservation research throughout Europe. UvA’s Department Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage has designed the PhD Research on Artist Interviews and Artist Participation and co-organised the first NACCA Summer School in Amsterdam.
The project is initiated and coordinated by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University. The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network NACCA is funded by the European Union H2020 Programme. Find more information on the NACCA project website.


NACCA is coordinated by Prof. dr. Renée van de Vall, of Maastricht University, in close collaboration with Dr. Vivian van Saaze.

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Dr. S. (Sanneke) Stigter

Faculty of Humanities

Capaciteitsgroep Conservering en Restauratie