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Internships in the Conservation of Easel paintings

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

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Secrets of a Cabinet Miniature

The conservation and analysis of a miniature painting by Isaac Oliver

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Celebration of Mary Kempski's Retirement

Celebration of Mary Kempski's Retirement

Alumni of the HKI, along with painting conservation practitioners gathered at the Hamilton Kerr Institute on Friday 20th April to celebrate Mary Kempski’s retirement.

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Praise for Spike Bucklow's 'Red'

Praise for Spike Bucklow's 'Red'

Spike Bucklow's "Red" was placed on the American Library Association's prestigious 'Choice List' of Outstanding Academic Publications, 2017. A review in the Burlington Magazine (CLIX, 2017, p. 737) said it was ‘written by a research scientist but with the flair of a biographer’

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Artists before Columbus: new research on the Caribbean’s largest concentration of indigenous pre-Columbian rock art

Published by the Journal of Archaeological Science on 30 October, the paper reveals key discoveries such as the first direct rock art dates in the Caribbean, how pre-Columbian rock-art was made and their paint recipes.

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Conservation Blog now available

Conservators at the Fitzwilliam Museum have started a blog.

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A Brush with Royalty

The Hamilton Kerr Institute has just completed the restoration of two portraits attributed to Nicholas Hilliard

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HKI wins 2017 Museum and Heritage Award

HKI wins 2017 Museum and Heritage Award

Conservators at the Hamilton Kerr Institute have won the 2017 Museums and Heritage Award for Restoration/Conservation for their Restoration of Sebastiano's Adoration of the Shepherds.

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New book on Medieval Screens

New book on Medieval Screens

The Art and Science of the Church Screen in Medieval Europe: Making, Meaning, Preserving published

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Upcoming events

Migrants: art, artists, materials and ideas crossing borders

Nov 15, 2018

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

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