New wax-resin lining research results

New wax-resin lining research results

New PhD in Paintings Conservation The School of Conservation CATS   ”Lined canvas paintings. Mechanical properties and structural response to fluctuating relative humidity, exemplified by the collection of Danish Golden Age paintings at Statens Museum for Kunst (SMK)”   Conservator Cecil K. Andersen from the School of Conservation defende...

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Lab Equipment

Lab Equipment

New equipment purchased for the CATS labs   Close collaboration between the researchers and scientists of the CATS partners lies behind the purchase of new equipment for the labs at each of the partner institutions.   While establishing CATS primary tasks have been the recruitment of staff and setting up lab facilities and offices in [&he...

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40 Year Anniversary

40 Year Anniversary

30 May 2013 marked the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of the School of Conservation   CATS was part of the celebration of 40 academic years of conservation of cultural heritage and preservation of objects from nature and natural history collections.   The festivities were opened by Lene Dammand who is head of the new […]

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ICOM-CC Working Group Meeting at the National Museum

Thursday and Friday 16-17 May were the days of the ICOM-CC  meeting   Theory and History of Conservation Working Group     This meeting was held in connection with the CiNC conference that took place at the same venue earlier in the week.   The ICOM-CC meeting shared an excursion with the CiNC conference: read […]

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This week: CiNC Conference at the National Museum of Denmark

This week: CiNC Conference at the National Museum of Denmark

CiNC Conservation in the 19th century May 13-15 2013 The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen This second international conference organised by the National Museum and CATS took place Monday to Tuesday 13-14 May in the cinema of the National Museum of Denmark. Wedensday 15 the conference concluded with a day excursion to cultural sights in [&hell...

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