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Bursaries for symposium on panel paintings conservation

From: Anne Haack Christensen <anne.christensen<-at->
Date: Monday, January 26, 2009
Bursaries for Panel Paintings Symposium
Getty Panel Paintings Symposium
Facing the Challenges of Panel Paintings Conservation: Trends,
Treatments and Training
Los Angeles
17-18 May, 2009

The Panel Paintings Initiative is a multi-year, international
project that aims to address the need for educational resources and
training opportunities in the structural treatment of panel
paintings. The initiative includes a two-day symposium at the Getty
Center in Los Angeles, a survey of training needs and opportunities,
and future workshops and conservation training fellowships.

The symposium will highlight recent developments in panel paintings
research and conservation, ranging from specific treatment projects
to related exhibition issues. The symposium will also include
discussion of education and training needs.

Thanks to support of the Getty Foundation, we are delighted to
announce that a limited number of bursaries are available for
Central and Eastern European professionals to attend the symposium,
Facing the Challenges of Panel Paintings Conservation: Trends,
Treatments and Training at the Getty Center in Los Angeles on May
17-18, 2009.

Eligibility Guidelines: Conservators and curators from Central and
Eastern Europe responsible for the care of panel paintings are
eligible to apply.  Applicants must be currently employed in a
museum or conservation/restoration center or be a freelance
conservator working for public collections.

Application Procedure: If you wish to apply for a bursary, please
request an application form from the Statens Museum for Kunst
<URL:http://www.smk.dk> by contacting Anne Haack Christensen,
Project Assistant. Applications should be returned via e-mail to
Anne Haack Christensen before March 1, 2009. Bursaries cover up to 3
nights of accommodation, 4 days per diem, and air travel. Applicants
will be informed of their status no later than March 16, 2009.
Successful candidates must confirm their acceptance before April 1,
2009.

    Attn. Anne Haack Christensen
    Statens Museum for Kunst
    Solvgade 48-50
    1307 Copenhagen K
    Denmark
    +45 3374 8427
    anne.christensen<-at->smk<.>dk

For more information about the Panel Paintings Initiative project
and the symposium visit

    <URL:http://www.getty.edu/
        conservation/education/panelpaintings/index.html>

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