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 www.tate.org.uk

Audrey and Her goats – Tate Conservation

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/audrey-and-her-goats-tate-conservation

Time-based Media Conservation

https://www.tate.org.uk/about-us/projects/pericles/things-change-conservation-and-display-time-based-media-art

The Artist Rooms

https://www.tate.org.uk/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.

https://www.tate.org.uk/artist-rooms/learning

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/louise-bourgeois-2351/art-louise-bourgeois

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/edward-ruscha-1882/ed-ruscha-and-art-everyday

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/jeff-koons-2368/jeff-koons-banality-decadence-and-easyfun

V&A  Conservation Stories

https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/conservation#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

https://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_resources/video.html

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.

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/learn/conservation/

Painting conservation in general

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/learn/conservation/paintings-conservation/

A day in the life of Audley End House and Gardens

https://artsandculture.google.com/u/0/asset/a-day-in-the-life-of-audley-end-house-and-gardens/NQGL1HOVXn–CA

Uncovering Paintings and maps at Eltham Palace

https://artsandculture.google.com/u/0/asset/eltham-palace-map-room/twE7sS2PCjd99w

Preserving graffiti on walls

https://artsandculture.google.com/u/0/asset/richmond-castle-conserving-the-cell-block-graffiti/hQETBUzBbUaYtg

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.

https://artsandculture.google.com/u/0/asset/j-w-evans-silver-factory-birmingham/6gF3wBh7XlXJNA

Conservation behind the scenes  at Rievaulx Abbey

https://artsandculture.google.com/u/0/asset/rievaulx-abbey-conservation-behind-the-scenes/0AHtvpONyXcW1g

Spring cleaning the guns at Pendennis Castle

https://artsandculture.google.com/u/0/asset/spring-cleaning-the-guns-at-pendennis-castle/xAFC72aEKgfCdA

Conservation: Bringing the Light Back to Brodsworth Hall

https://artsandculture.google.com/u/0/asset/conservation-bringing-the-light-back-to-brodsworth-hall/JAHTyWeCUFPHWw

Understanding clothes moths

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/learn/conservation/clothes-moth-research/understanding-clothes-moths/

How to protect against clothes moths

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/learn/conservation/clothes-moth-research/

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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