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Museum conservation methods

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American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works

Conservation is a growing field, and the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC) is a good place to learn more about this discipline, and to also learn about possible job opportunities. First-time visitors should look at the "About" area to learn more about what the Institute does. Within this area, users can read such timely documents as "Defining the Conservator:...
Chicago Film Archives

The Chicago Film Archives is an amazing regional film archive that collects, preserves, and provides access to films that represent the spirit of the Midwest. They work together with a range of other partners to host film festivals, develop seminars, and also sponsor public lectures. Visitors should click on over to the Explore Collections area to browse through over 600 films. This section...
Making the Invisible Visible: Conservation and Islamic Art

This small exhibition from the Metropolitan Museum of Art illustrates the process of conserving ancient artifacts with 21st century technology. Also showcased are interesting discoveries that came to light as the Museum's curatorial staff prepared materials for reopening the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. For example, an 8-minute...