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Courses at West Dean College

From: Liz Campbell <liz.campbell<-a>
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Short Conservation Courses Spring 2015
West Dean College, Chichester, West Sussex, England

22-27 February 2015
Conservation of Transport and Industrial Collections

    Topics will include:

        The history and current direction of conservation and
        restoration treatments

        Recognising the properties of different categories of
        fabrics, leather, woods, paint and varnish finishes, metals

        Recognising the main causes and effects of degradation of
        the material

        Identifying the major environmental parameters for safe
        handling, storage and display

        Identifying and discussing the pros and cons of in-situ
        treatments and treatments involving temporary removal of one
        or more element of the object

    Non-residential course fee:  UKP684
    Plus 5 days' accommodation:  From UKP225

16-19 March 2015
Conservation of Plastics

    This course is designed to offer participants guidance and
    practice in state-of-the-art techniques for the handling,
    packing, storage and display of plastics.  It consists of theory
    and practical sessions, concentrating on recognising the many
    different materials encountered in collections, their preventive
    and active conservation.

    A generous bursary for attendance on this course is available
    from The Gabo Trust.  Applicants must be involved with the
    conservation of modern sculpture.

    Non-residential course fee:  UKP426
    Plus 3 days' accommodation:  From UKP135

23-27 March 2015
Art and Object Handling

    This course is designed to offer participants guidance and
    practice in established methods for the handling, packing,
    storage and display of paintings and sculpture.

    Non-residential fee:  UKP557
    Plus 4 days' accommodation:  From UKP180

For more information please contact the Course Organiser at
cpd<-a t->westdean< . >org< . >uk or see


Course Organiser:
Edward James Foundation Ltd
West Dean
West Sussex PO18 0QZ
DDI: +44 1243 818 219ext 219

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