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Subject: Courses at West Dean College

Courses at West Dean College

From: Isabel Thurston <isabel.thurston>
Date: Monday, November 8, 2004
Professional Conservators in Practice

13-18 February 2005
Introduction to Conservation for air and land transport collections
Course Leader: Chris Knapp, Imperial War Museum, Duxford

This course brings together current thinking on management,
treatment methods, documentation and the consideration of ethics,
for conservators and engineers working with transport collections.
The five day workshop concentrates on the role of the conservator,
looking at the different treatments and materials encountered,
handling, storage, display, environmental monitoring, and accessing

Fully residential fee: UKP675

1-4 March 2005
Art and object handling
Course Leaders: Bruce McAllister and Mani Bermejo

A comprehensive, practical course offering guidance and practice in
established methods for the handling, packing, storage and display
of paintings and sculpture. A day on transport and packing is
followed by picture and sculpture handling and display in a gallery

Fully residential fee: UKP420

Building Conservation Masterclasses

A collaboration in specialist training between West Dean College,
English Heritage and The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum.

28 February - 3 March 2005
Conservation and repair of architectural metalwork
Course Leaders: Bill Martin, Geoffrey Wallis, Robert Turner,
    Russell Turner

14-17 March 2005
Conservation and repair of brick and terracotta masonry
Course Leaders: John Ashurst and Colin Burns

For full information please contact

    Isabel Thurston
    +44 1243 818319
    isabel.thurston [at] westdean__org__uk

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