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

Invitation An artist's interview with Penny Siopes in conversation with Patricia Smithen
Thursday 18th, 5.30pm
Invitation Open Talk, More than Paint: Art on the Edge, by Patricia Smithen
Wednesday 17th July, 1-2pm
Patricia Smithen, Assistant Professor, Paintings Conservation, Queen's University, Kingston Panel discussion: Should Contemporary Art Last: moderated by Patricia Smithen
Tuesday 16th July, 1-2.30pm
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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