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Conservation awards

From: Peter Winsor <peter.winsor>
Date: Friday, November 17, 2000
UK Conservation Awards 2000

Entries are invited for the annual Conservation Awards, which have a
total prize fund of UKP25,000.  To celebrate their seventh year, the
awards have been extended to include built heritage projects as well
as archive, library and museum conservation. The Conservation Awards
are sponsored by the Pilgrim Trust and supported by Resource: The
Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries, English Heritage and
the National Preservation Office. Entries should demonstrate
innovative conservation work as well as high standards of
presentation and good management practice.

Award for Conservation  - UKP15, 000
Student Conservator  - UKP5,000 to winning student and UKP5,000 for
their training institute

To be eligible, the project must meet the following criteria:

    *   be housed in the UK or Ireland;
    *   completed between 1 October 1999 and 19 January 2001; and
    *   accessible/visible to the public (for example in a museum,
        gallery, library, archive repository, school, historic

Projects can be individual items, a collection, decorative elements
of historic buildings, public sculpture or a significant achievement
in preventive conservation.

The deadline for applications is 19 January 2001.  The application
form is available for download at <URL:>

For more information contact:

    Awards co-ordinator
    Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries
    16 Queen's Anne Gate
    London, SW1H 9AA
    +44 20 7272 1441
    tania.loveridge [at] resource__gov__uk

Peter Winsor
Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries
+44 20 7273 1457

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:29
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Received on Friday, 17 November, 2000

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