The conservation of painting in the Art Collections Department of Iziko Museums of South Africa is focused on the unique and valued collections from the late 18th Century to the present. The range of conservation and restoration treatments can vary depending on the paintings and their condition.

Conservation and Exhibitions

Conservation Week, Artist
Richard Mudariki in dialogue with the UCT CCA Honours in Curating students
George Pemba, ‘Harvesting the Wheatfields’, in normal and UV light Painted Surfaces: New Light on Artists' Techniques
30th November - 1st April 2017
Research project
Technical studies on South African paintings in Iziko collections
Conservation Highlights
Caring for your art collection
Sliding screen project for large paintings
This project has allowed large paintings to be viewed on the sliding screens for study and research
Bronwyn Leone using the Leica Microscope, photograph by A. Zehnder Microscopy and research
LEICA M320 Stereomicroscope with full Video Capture
Conservation and Exhibitions
Honours in Curatorship

Coservation Week 2016
2016 Professor Ellen Pearlstein
2015 Sanchita Balachandran
Future plans
Visit Abe Bailey Conservation

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