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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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HKI Student / Intern Blog

Keep up to date with Students and Interns at the Hamilton Kerr Institute via their blog.

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Migrants Conference - Tickets on sale

Migrants: art, artists, materials and ideas crossing borders will be held on 15-16 November 2018, at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge. This two-day conference, will reflect on the role of migration as embodied in works of art and material culture as documented in visual and written sources. For more information see the link from 'Upcoming Events' .

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Hamilton Kerr Institute Bulletin Number 6, 2016

This volume is the sixth in what is now to become a regular biennial publication which presents the recent research into the conservation, structure, materials, history, etc, of paintings by past and present staff and students (including early career interns) of the Hamilton Kerr Institute. Follow the link below for information on how to purchase a printed copy and click on the image in the right-hand navigation to read / download an electronic version.

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HKI Battel Hall Retable conservation featured in The Art Newspaper

Nov 13, 2018

The conservation and analysis of a rare 14th/15th-century Kentish retable, treated at the Hamilton Kerr Institute, featured in The Art Newspaper

Internships in the Conservation of Easel paintings

Oct 17, 2018

Applications are invited for 2 internships in the Conservation of Easel Paintings to begin in September 2019

Secrets of a Cabinet Miniature

Jul 03, 2018

The conservation and analysis of a miniature painting by Isaac Oliver

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Upcoming events

Migrants: art, artists, materials and ideas crossing borders

Nov 15, 2018

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

Upcoming events

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