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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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HKI publications on sale

The Hamilton Kerr Institute Bulletin No. 7 and Dr Spike Bucklow’s ‘The Anatomy of Riches’ are now available to order

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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 in film to promote interest in museum collections

Jan 29, 2019

Staff and students star in a short film made by the Colnaghi Foundation in collaboration with the Wallace Collection to give the public an insight into what lies behind museum collections.

HKI Publications on sale

Dec 04, 2018

The Hamilton Kerr Institute Bulletin No. 7 and Dr Spike Bucklow’s ‘The Anatomy of Riches’ are now available to order

Another Art Newspaper feature

Nov 27, 2018

The HKI's work on the Wallace Collections 'Views of Venice' paintings has featured in an article in The Arts Newspaper.

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Open Day

May 10, 2019

The Hamilton Kerr Institute, Mill Lane, Whittlesford CB22 4NE

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