Conservation and Restoration

Combining knowledge and skill

Restoration requires a combination of academic knowledge and manual skills. The ethical approach is the same with every restoration, but context and material differ between furniture from the Royal Palace or a painting by Mark Rothko.

Researchers from the Rijksmuseum and the 'Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed' work together with UvA students and lecturers in the Atelier Building, a Dutch centre of excellence.