Preventive Conservation
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Newsletter 7.1 Winter 1992
Newsletter article concerning a workshop on emergency preparedness and response for museums.
Historic Buildings, Collections and Sites (2002–2003)
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute course offered in partnership with University College London.
Protection of Works of Art From Atmospheric Ozone
A summary of Protection of Works of Art from Photochemical Smog. Environmental Quality Laboratory Report 28, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
Conference: Conservation of Cultural Property in Asia and the ...
A summary of a symposium that focused on conservation issues in Asia and the Pacific sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Airborne Particles in Museums
This study represents a series of research activities aimed at a better understanding of the origin and fate of air pollution within the built environment.
GCI's Enduring Collaborations in China (Feature)
A look at our nearly 30 years of collaborative conservation work in China. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Projects, events, and publications
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Managing Collection Environments Initiative
A multiyear initiative to address research and practical issues related to control and management of collection environments.
Conference: The Object in Transition
Information about The Object in Transition, a conference held at the Getty Center in January 2008.
Newsletter 22.1 Spring 2007
Newsletter feature article on preventive conservation, sustainability, and environmental management.
Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management ...
Edited transcript from this 2007 GCI-sponsored experts’ meeting in Tenerife, Spain.
Pest Management (1994–1996)
A summary of training courses on pest control in museums sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Newsletter 16.2 Summer 2001
Newsletter discussion on international laws protecting cultural heritage with Lyndell Prott, director of UNESCO's division of Cultural Heritage.
Conference: 6th Int'l Conference - Conservation of Earthen ...
Summary of a conference held in 1990 that focused on the importance of earth as a building material in the Americas.
Lecture: Object in Transition, Contemporary Voices
Details and video of a panel discussion at the Getty Center featuring artists Rachel Harrison, Paul McCarthy, and Doris Salcedo.
Newsletter 8.2 Summer 1993
Newsletter article examining
Climate-induced Damage of Wood: Numerical Modeling and ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
CAPS Workshop Held (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Museum Passive Buildings in Warm Humid Climates
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Collection Environment Field Activities
Team members from Collection Environment Field Activities
The GCI Newsletter, Conservation Perspectives Fall 2012
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, Public Art issue.
Newsletter 23.1 Spring 2008
Newsletter article on the state of cultural heritage in New Orleans two and a half years after Hurricane Katrina.
Newsletter 23.1 Spring 2008
Newsletter discussion about disaster management and cultural heritage.
Historical Perspectives on Preventive Conservation
A selection of more than 65 texts tracing the development of the field of preventive conservation from antiquity to the present day.
Plant Biology for Cultural Heritage: Biodeterioration and ...
Brings together scientific contributions from field of plant biology relating to biodeterioration and conservation.
Church Heating: Balance Between Conservation & Thermal ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Herculaneum Project
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to address specific conservation problems at the Roman archaeological site of Herculaneum.
Conference: In Situ Archaeological Conservation (1986)
Summary of a forum to discuss the problems associated with conserving archaeological materials, with special regard for sites and those objects which remain in situ.
Museum Lighting Research
Examines to what extent range of techniques for illuminating light-sensitive artworks can be improved.
Newsletter 13.1 Spring 1998
Newsletter article discussing issues associated with the theft and recovery of art and antiquities.
A Note from the Director (Article)
Foreword from Tim Whalen for this issue on Conservation in China. From Vol. 31, No. 1, Spring 2016.
Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice
Preprints of a Symposium, held at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, 26-29 June 1995
Newsletter 23.1 Spring 2008
Newsletter article on protecting cultural heritage during armed conflicts.
Environmental Guidelines for Collections (1999–2002)
Overview and details of a past GCI project for providing a reference for designing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning for museums.
Photographs under the Loupe of Science (Article)
Identifying photographic processes and variants with a portable laboratory. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012
An Overview of Experimental and Simulation Work on Indoor ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Master Class on Museum Lighting (News Item)
Recap of these February 2016 workshops with the Lunder Conservation Center. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Newsletter 8.3 Fall 1993
Newsletter article on a colloquium held in Quito, Ecuador, on seismic stabilization for historic buildings, May-June 1993.
Cave Temples of Dunhuang Related Programs (News Item)
Exhibition-related programming, Summer 2016. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Newsletter 19.1 Spring 2004
Newsletter article on alternative climate controls for historic buildings.
Key Resources
List of key books, journal, and resources for heritage conservation in China. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Three Decades of GCI Science (Article)
A look at 30 years of the GCI's work in conservation science. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Managing Collection Environments Initiative
Innovative three-phase course on approaches for climate control, March to December 2017.
Projects, events, and publications
List of new items in the Conservation of China issue. From Vol. 31, No. 1, Spring 2016.
Cave Temples of Mogao at Dunhuang (News Item)
Announcement of the publication of anew, expanded edition of this book. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Selective Preventive Conservation Research (1985–1998)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute program of research in preventive conservation.
Watching Over Dunhuang (Article)
Describes the Dunhuang Academy's work to oversee study and conservation of the Moago Caves. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Managing Collection Environments Initiative
Developing an assessment protocol for transit cases used for art objects
Environmental Management for Collections
A compilation of more than 95 texts tracing development of conservation of works of art on paper.
Conservation Planning and Concrete Conservation ...
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.