About CATS

About CATS

The research infrastructure Centre for Art Technological Studies and Conservation (CATS) was made possible by a considerable donation from the Villum Foundation and the Velux Foundation in 2011. The centre is a partnership between the three Copenhagen based institutions Statens Museum for Kunst (SMK), National Museum of Denmark (NMD) and School of Conservation (KADK) at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and...


En sort fremtid?
19 Oct

En sort fremtid? En undersøgelse af den Kongelige Kobberstiksamlings tegninger på Statens Museum for Danmark (SMK) har vist, at unikke værker med delikate højlys udført med blyhvide pigmenter bliver mørke – måske uigenkaldeligt. En forbløff...

MoCMa – a ground-breaking international network
14 Sep

Mobility creates Masters, a ground-breaking international Network – MoCMa CATS has been awarded a grant within the framework of the Danish Council for Independent Research’s E2016 and F2017 call. The aim of this grant is to strengthen...

Conference on Modern Oil Paints
08 Aug

  As associated partner, CATS is pleased to announce the following CMOP event:   Conference on Modern Oil Paints Amsterdam, 23-25 May 2018   On 23-25 May 2018, the Cultural Heritage Agency of The Netherlands, in collaboration...