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Courses at West Dean College

From: Isabel Thurston <isabel.thurston>
Date: Friday, October 24, 2003
Professional Conservators in Practice courses
West Dean College near Chichester, West Sussex

Jan 25-30, 2004
Introduction to Conservation for Air and Land Transport Collections
Course Leader: Chris Knapp

    West Dean College was asked by a consortium of museums to act as
    a training provider to establish opportunities for them to
    develop more comprehensive and ethical conservation approaches.
    We are pleased to be able to offer places to conservators
    involved in this field.

    Fully inclusive residential fee: UKP675
    Non-residential fee: UKP500

Feb 1-6, 2004 The Conservation of Archaeological Ceramics
Course Leader: Pat Jackson

    This course aims to bring together those involved in the care,
    interpretation and treatment of excavated ceramics, and offers
    practical experience for conservators wishing to learn new
    techniques or re-establish skills in an archaeological
    context.There is plenty of opportunity to share concerns in a
    setting of workshop-based activities and demonstrations. A visit
    to the post-excavation unit at Southampton University is

    Fully inclusive residential fee: UKP675
    Non-residential fee: UKP500

Feb 10-13, 2004 Art and Object Handling
Course Leaders: Bruce McAllister, Mani Bermejo

    Offers participants guidance and practice in established methods
    of handling, packing, storage and display of paintings and

    Fully inclusive residential fee: UKP420
    Non-residential fee: UKP315

Building Conservation Masterclass at West Dean College

Feb 24-27, 2004 Conservation and Repair of Architectural Metalwork
Course Leader: Bill Martin

    The course deals with structural metalwork as well as decorative
    features and statuary, looking at condition assessments and
    analyses. Latest cleaning and repair techniques will be

    Fully inclusive residential fee: UKP515
    Non-residential fee: UKP410

For full information on courses listed please contact the
Conservation Course office on +44 1243 818294
<pat.jackson [at] westdean__org__uk>

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