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Conservation Activities in Ireland VI and Science

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Lecture theatre of the National Gallery

Merrion Square West

Dublin 2

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One day conference focusing on recent conservation projects on cultural heritage and the influence of science on the field.

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One day conference on conservation in Ireland. The morning session will give an insight into the range of projects by ICRI members. In the afternoon, there will be a focus on scientific research in conservation treatment. This will feature a special keynote address by Getty Museum's conservator.

There will also be poster presentations. This is an European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 event.

9.30 Registration.

SESSION 1 9.50 - 11.00 am

• 'Conservation of a Louis Le Brocquy Lithograph and the use of Paper Pulp applied over suction as an infilling technique', Ciara McQueirns, independent paper conservator

• 'Puck, Pigments Analysis and Paintings Conservators – The on-site conservation of a 17th century Dutch masterpiece', Corrie Masson MA, independent painting conservator

SESSION 2 11.30 - 1 pm

• 'Jumping Through Hoops: The Challenges of Working with Stakeholders when Conserving Relics', Karen Horton, independent textile and ethnographic Conservator

• 'In the footsteps of Shackleton and Crean: Conservation of Antarctic Heritage', Ciarán Lavelle MSc, objects conservator, Birmingham Museums Trust

• 'Conservation of four “Travellers’ Tables” acquired by N.M.I in 1994 and 1997', Patrick Boyle, objects conservator, National Museum of Ireland

• 'Introducing Hillsborough Castle to Conservation', David Orr, metalwork conservator at Hillsborough Castle

SESSION 3 2.00 - 2.55 pm

• 'The Prodigal Son Series (c.1660s) by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo; An examination of technique', Muirne Lydon, paintings conservator, National Gallery of Ireland

• 'Parchment, perforations and pigments: Exploring the materiality of an early Qur’an manuscript (CBL Is 1404)', Kristine Rose-Beers, senior conservator (manuscripts & books), Chester Beatty Library

SESSION 4 3.10 - 5 pm

• 'Common sense(s) – the identification of plastics in collections by non-analytical methods', Brenda Keneghan PhD, materials scientist, Victoria & Albert Museum

Key Note Presentation

• 'Conservation and Collaboration across Continents', Devi Ormond, associate conservator of paintings, J. Paul Getty Museum

Please see our detailed programme with abstracts here

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Merrion Square West

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