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Conservation of Mosaics in Situ
Details of a GCI project addressing a number of important issues related to the conservation and management of ancient mosaic pavements in situ.
The Future of Asia's Past: Preservation of the Architectural ...
Summary of an international conference held in Chaing Mai, Thailand, January 1995 on the preservation of the architectural heritage of Asia.
Mosaic Conservation Technician Training
Hands-on training project is to develop teams of skilled technician-level practitioners in different countries of the MOSAIKON region.
Illustrated Glossary: Mosaics in Situ Project
Aim of this glossary is to establish a common vocabulary for recording of conditions and interventions on in situ floor mosaics.
A Note from the Director (Article)
Foreword from Director Tim Whalen on this issue focused on photograph conservation. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Presentation and Interpretation in Cave 85 (News Item)
Raised platform and new lighting enhance visitor experience at Mogao Grottoes cave. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Chaco Culture National Historical Park: A Case Study
A values-based case study of this historic site in New Mexico, USA. 1 of 4 case studies undertaken by the GCI’s Research on the Values of Heritage project
Finishing Touches: Conserving Wall Paintings and Other ...
Details and video of a Getty Conservation Institute panel discussion on April 14, 2010.
The Legal and Ethical Consideration of Mural Conservation ...
Essay begins with discussion of federal law, the Visual Artists Rights Act, then discusses California law and California Art Preservation Act (CAPA).
Conservation of Wall Paintings & Site Elements
Conservation of wall paintings and site elements for Valley of the Queens.
Southern African Rock Art Project
Overview and details of a GCI project to strengthen rock art preservation, conservation, accessibility, and management in the Southern African region.
Mosaics at Archeological Sites: Training for Site Managers
Series of regional training courses in the conservation and management of archaeological sites.
Newsletter 7.3 Fall 1992
Newsletter feature article examining the international effort to conserve wall paintings in the tomb of Nefertari.
Earthen Architecture Initiative
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute initiative to advance the conservation of earthen architecture worldwide.
GCI e-Bulletin, June 2010
A bimonthly bulletin providing timely information on the activities of the Getty Conservation Institute.
Technician Training for the Maintenance of In Situ Mosaics
2011 edition of this handbook for technician training. Includes documentation methodologies and lesson summaries. Available in English, French, and Arabic.
Between Two Earthquakes: Cultural Property in Seismic ...
This handbook investigates issues related to the management and protection of historic structures, sites, and monuments in seismic zones.
Mosaics on Archeological Sites: Training for Site Managers
Second regional training courses in the conservation and management of archaeological sites held in Cyprus
Lessons Learned
Proceedings from the 9th triennial meeting of the International Committee for Conservation of Mosaics in 2005.
Seismic Retrofitting Project
The SRP will provide guidance for those responsible for the implementation of seismic retrofitting projects
Organic Materials in Wall Paintings (2003–2010)
Overview and details of a GCI project to improve wall paintings conservation through identification of organic materials used as binders.
Conservation and Rehabilitation Plan for the Kasbah of ...
First phase of the Conservation and Rehabilitation Plan (CRP) project.
Conservation and Rehabilitation Plan for the Kasbah of ...
A project of the Earthen Architecture Initiative
Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites with ...
Announcement of
Biodeterioration of Stone in Tropical Environments
Discusses types and causes of stone biodeterioration, preventive & remedial methods, chemical treatments, and areas for further investigation.
Newsletter 17.3 Fall 2002
Newsletter article on conserving the Buddhist Wall Paintings at Mogao grottoes in China.
Newsletter 7.3 Fall 1992
Newsletter article about conservation plans for the tomb of Tutankhamun.
Seismic Retrofitting Project
Implementation of Seismic Retrofitting Project
The Conservation and Management of the Tomb of ...
Bibliography covers areas related to research needs of the GCI conservation project to conserve and manage Tutankhamen's tomb.
Newsletter 9.1 Spring 1994
Newsletter feature article on the conservation of the Mogao grottoes, the largest collection of Buddhist wall painting in China.
Earthen Architecture Initiative
Related Publications of a Getty Conservation Institute initiative to advance the conservation of earthen architecture worldwide
Brasilia: Preservation of a Modernist City (article)
Addresses preservation issues of this capitol city of Brazil. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Conservation of América Tropical
A Getty Conservation Institute project on the conservation of the David Alfaro Siqueiros mural America Tropical in LA.
Modern Matters: Breaking the Barriers to Conserving Modern ...
Discusses need for research and training related to conservation of 20th century architecture. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Conservation of Wall Paintings (1985–1991)
A summary of a 3-year diploma course on the conservation of wall paintings sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Newsletter 21.1 Spring 2006
Newsletter article on the 2005 International Committee for Conservation of Mosaics conference in Tunisia.
Conservation and Management of the Tomb of Tutankhamen
Project Partners and team members of a Getty Conservation Institute project to conserve and manage the tomb of Tutankhamen.
Conservation of the Last Judgment Mosaic, St. Vitus Cathedral ...
Selected papers from the 2001 international symposium marking completion of the mosaic conservation.
Site & Visitor Management
Site and visitor management for the Valley of the Queens.
Palace Sculptures of Abomey
Includes details of collaboration between Benin Ministry of Culture & Communications and GCI to conserve the bas-reliefs of Abomey.
Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative
Call for Case Studies for the Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative.
Fortieth International Symposium on Archaeometry
Registration information for this 2014 international symposium. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Newsletter 11.1 Spring 1996 (Conservation at the Getty
Newsletter feature article examining the bas-reliefs on the royal palaces of Abomey and their conservation.
Royal Bas-Reliefs of Abomey (1991-1997)
Overview of a past Getty Conservation Institute project for the conservation of the Salle des Bijoux in the Royal Palaces of Abomey, Benin.
Eames House Conservation (News Item)
GCI and Eames Foundation are developing a conservation & maintenance plan for house. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Project Partners & Team Members
Project partners and team members of a GCI project for the conservation and management of the Valley of the Queens.
Conservation of Archaeological Sites in the Mediterranean ...
Publication, from a 1995 conference, intended to convey discussions and recommendations that identify principal issues and propose possible resolutions.
Key Resources
List of key books, journals, and online resources on conservation of modern architecture. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Valley of the Queens
A summary of a Getty Conservation Institute project for the conservation and management of the Valley of the Queens in Luxor, Egypt.
First Lacquers Workshop Held
Describes a spring 2013 workshop for scientists and conservators on lacquered objects. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
GCI e-Bulletin, December 2009
A bimonthly bulletin providing timely information on the activities of the Getty Conservation Institute.
Bulla Regia Model Conservation Project
Related Materials for the Bulla Regia project
GCI e-Bulletin, February 2011
A bimonthly bulletin providing timely information on the activities of the Getty Conservation Institute.
Evaluation of Lime-Based Hydraulic Injection Grouts for ...
A manual of laboratory and field test methods to test, evaluate, and select appropriate injection grouts for architectural surfaces
Newsletter 18.2 Summer 2003
Newsletter article on themaintenance and conservation of the outdoor public murals of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Tunisian Mosaics: Treasures from Roman Africa
A richly illustrated introduction to the Roman-era mosaics of Tunisia.
Site Visitor & Infrastructure
Site and visitor infrastructure for the Valley of the Queens.
Newsletter 21.1 Spring 2006
Newsletter feature article on mosaic conservation.
MOSAIKON Initiative
Initiative dedicated to improving the conservation, presentation and maintenance of mosaics in the southern and eastern Mediterranean.
Bulla Regia Model Conservation Project
Through planning and conservation activities at one site, this project aims to demonstrate best practices in the conservation of in situ mosaics.
Newsletter 25.2 Fall 2010
Newsletter feature on conservation of decorated architectural surfaces.
Seismic Retrofitting Project
Evaluating the project’s feasibility, goals, and outcomes by consulting with experts in conservation and seismic retrofitting
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