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Internship at Bowes Museum

From: Kath Whittam <kwhittam<-a>
Date: Monday, June 30, 2014
2 internships in textile conservation at Bowes Museum

Internships in Textile Conservation (2 positions)
Bowes museum
Co. Durham

12 month position

Educational stipend: UKP16000 for each placement

The Bowes formed one of the earliest collections of European
textiles in Britain, including tapestries, embroideries, furnishing
textiles, lace, quilts and carpets.  The interns will join the
textile conservator in working towards the re-display of the
Textiles and Dress Gallery through assessments, treatments and

Candidates will be asked to present a portfolio with evidence of
their conservation work and/or related textile skills at the
interview. You can apply for this placement if you have a recognised
qualification in conservation.  Applicants able to demonstrate a
high level of manual dexterity and a demonstrable interest in
museums conservation and heritage will also be considered.
Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Closing date: 6 August 2014

Starting in: October 2014

Application forms from the Icon website only:


Kath Whittam
Professional Development Support Officer
Icon, The Institute of Conservation
Unit 1.5 Lafone House
The Leathermarket
Weston Street
London, SE1 3ER
+44 203142 6789

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:4
                   Distributed: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
                        Message Id: cdl-28-4-021
Received on Monday, 30 June, 2014

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