More conservation links

Restoration Trust trustee Frances Halahan ACR has produced a list of online conservation resources that meet her high standards! No flannel, no dodgy techniques, no overblown claims. Mostly not for DIY, except for managing moth top tips from English Heritage.

Tate website

Audrey and Her goats – Tate Conservation

Time-based Media Conservation

The Artist Rooms has a Learning resource section with information on a number of artists. Some of the info includes video which are quite interesting and also suggestions of things to do. It is generally free of artspeak and, in some cases, discusses the artist’s mental health.

V&A  Conservation Stories

Short films about particular conservation projects. They include miniatures, paintings, textiles, sculpture, well done and should be something of interest.

National Gallery

Art restoration of one of our largest paintings: Relining Van Dyck’s ‘Charles I’

National Maritime Museum

Conserving the H3 Timekeeper parts 1 -5

Getty Conservation Institute

Kasbah Taourirt: Conserving Earthen Heritage in Morocco

Project Videos (20 videos)

Modern & Contemporary Art (31 videos)

English Heritage

Wrest Park Stores – not a video but interesting pictures etc.

Painting conservation in general

A day in the life of Audley End House and Gardens–CA

Uncovering Paintings and maps at Eltham Palace

Preserving graffiti on walls

J.W. Evans, Silver Factory, Birmingham

Not conservation but how silver was made and the production of dies and stamps interesting for anyone interested in how things were made.

Conservation behind the scenes  at Rievaulx Abbey

Spring cleaning the guns at Pendennis Castle

Conservation: Bringing the Light Back to Brodsworth Hall

Understanding clothes moths

How to protect against clothes moths

British Museum

Exploring the Mayan world. New technology to learn about Mayan architecture etc

Hands on with Sutton Hoo

Not conservation, but interesting talk about a sword and what you can learn

National Archives

The National Archives webinars and podcasts are a bit dry – mainly for someone with a specific interest

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