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Conservation Services

Conservation Services - Intro PageThe Hamilton Kerr Institute carries out the conservation of paintings and polychromy for the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Royal Collection, the National Trust and other collections open to the public.

On occasion, the Institute also undertakes work for private individuals.  

The Institute specialises in the conservation and restoration treatment of easel paintings on supports of wood, canvas, metal or stone.

The large conservation studios at the Institute are particularly suited to managing large format paintings. There are also studios for panel treatment and for the relining of canvases.

For enquiries, please contact the Administrator at hki@fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

 

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News of the death of Herbert Lank, first director of the Hamilton Kerr institute 1974-80

Dec 09, 2020

We are sad to announce the death of Herbert Lank, the first director of the Hamilton Kerr Institute (HKI) who died in September 2020. Herbert was born in Berlin in 1925 but settled in England in 1937.

Conservation students help deliver teacher enrichment

May 07, 2019

HKI students talked to teachers about how they reconstructed a 15th century painting as part of a successful CPD day.

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.

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