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Material Culture Approaches to Care, Conservation and Display by Dr Dinah Eastop

Material Culture Approaches to Care, Conservation and Display by Dr Dinah Eastop

A two day lecture-based workshop was held at HCC for conservators, registrars and collection management together with some curators and exhibition team from the NHB museums. The focus of the workshop was based on identifying different ways artefacts may be interpreted and how the principles and ethics within museum settings varies and affects these interpretations. Dr Dinah Eastop was invited to conduct this workshop to benefit from her international reputation on her research and projects spanning from her original training in textile conservation to analysing the interplay between material properties and social attributes of collections. She has worked widely with ICCROM and has done workshops and lectures for CollAsia giving her a rare insight into some of the challenges we may face in Southeast Asia.

Paintings Lining Workshop

Paintings Lining Workshop

Mr. Trevor Cumine, an independent expert liner from United Kingdom, was engaged to line seven selected paintings and conducted a workshop at HCC in March 2013.


A “Contemporary Art Preservation and Conservation” workshop

A “Contemporary Art Preservation and Conservation” workshop

Art collections worldwide display a growing number of complex contemporary artworks with very specific needs concerning handling, installation and display, care, storage, long term preservation and conservation treatment. HCC organised a five day workshop to better equip staff members in the face of such increasing complexities in preserving and managing contemporary artworks.
Chinese Painting Conservation Fellow Mdm Zhu Ping Fang

Chinese Painting Conservation Fellow Mdm Zhu Ping Fang

Madam Zhu Ping Fang, an Associate Curator in the Cultural Relics Restoration Research Office of the Ancient Painting and Calligraphy Restoration Department from Shanghai Museum was invited to HCC as a Fellow to work alongside the HCC paper conservation team for a period of 6 weeks in June till July 2012.

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