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Hamilton Kerr Institute, Fitzwilliam Museum

The Hamilton Kerr Institute is a department of the Fitzwilliam Museum. The Institute undertakes the conservation of easel paintings for public and publicly shown collections as well as the Museum.

In this environment the Institute aims to educate painting conservators to the highest standard and to contribute to scientific, technical and art historical research. The institute hosts a number of archives, carries a continual programme of inter-disciplinary research in addition to the conservation services and teaching on offer.

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Postgraduate Diploma in the conservation of easel paintings

Aug 05, 2014

Closing date for applications: November 2015

2014 Open Day

Aug 05, 2014

The Hamilton Kerr Institute is holding an open afternoon on 3rd November (starting at 2:00 PM).

Internships in the conservation of easel paintings

Aug 05, 2014

Two internships will be offered from September 2015.

Whale tale: a Dutch seascape and its lost Leviathan

Jul 09, 2014

What began as a routine treatment of a 17th Dutch panel, View of Scheveningen Sands by Hendrick van Anthonissen, from the Fitzwilliam Museum led to a surprising revelation about the painting’s original subject matter.

Re-discovering Cotman and Crome: Seeing through Paintings

Dec 06, 2012

This exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (1st December 2012 - 17th March 2013) is part of the outcome of research carried out by Rose Miller at the Hamilton Kerr Institute.

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