Conservation Principles and Methods
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Contemporary Architecture in the Historic Environment
Annotated bibliography on range of views on what constitutes appropriate new development within a historic area.
Newsletter 24.2 Fall 2009
Newsletter article on the cleaning of acrylic emulsion paintings.
Damage Assessment of Historic Earthen Buildings After the ...
Assessment of historic earthen sites damaged in the August 15, 2007, Pisco, Peru, earthquake.
Workshop on Sustainable Collection Preservation (News Item)
Latin American Art & Architecture. From Vol. 32.2, Fall 2017.
Buildings & Sites Dept. | Getty Conservation Institute
Developing model field projects.
Recent Advances in Characterizing Asian Lacquer
May 2017 workshop in Amsterdam exploring newly developed analytical procedures
Eames House Conservation Project
A collaborative project to develop a long-term conservation management and maintenance plan for the 1949 home of Ray and Charles Eames.
Conserving Outdoor Painted Sculpture (News Item)
Announcement of the publication of proceedings from this 2013 symposium. From Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2015.
Conservation of Wall Paintings
Proceedings of a 1987 symposium to facilitate dialogue and exchange of information among those involved in wall paintings conservation.
Seismic Stabilization of Historic Adobe Structures
Describes tests performed on model adobe buildings to evaluate seismic damage mitigation techniques.
Newsletter 19.2 Summer 2004
Newsletter article examining principles of heritage conservation in Asia.
Managing Collection Environments Initiative
Developing a toolkit for quantifying climate-induced change in wooden objects
Conserving Twentieth-Century Built Heritage: A Bibliography
An extensive subject bibliography on the conservation of modern architectural materials.
Refashioning and Redress: Conserving and Displaying Dress
Seventeen case studies on conservation and presentation of dress in museums.
Providing Safe and Practical Environments for Cultural ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Conservation Guest Scholars, Postdoctoral Fellowships & ...
Information on the conservation guest scholar and postdoctoral fellowship programs at the Getty Conservation Institute.
Newsletter 15.3 Fall 2000
Newsletter feature article examining evolving conceptions of cleaning works of art and historic monuments.
Herculaneum (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Minding the Gap: The Role of Contemporary Architecture in ...
A May 2013 symposium with Richard Meier, Denise Scott Brown, Richard Rogers, Robert Stern, and Paul Goldberger.
Recent Advances in Characterizing Asian Lacquer (News Item ...
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Preventive Conservation (Article)
A look at 30 years of research, training, and projects in preventive conservation. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Graduate Internship Program (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Conserving the Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Project team discusses their work to address aging and long-term care of the site?s teak window walls.
Fellowships at the GCI (News Item)
Latin American Art & Architecture. From Vol. 32.2, Fall 2017.
Newsletter 14.3 Fall 1999
Newsletter essay considering changing attitudes towards issues associated with the repatriation of cultural objects and artifacts.
6th International Conference on Earthen Architecture
Available in four separate sections as downloadable PDF files.
Epidemiology: Basic Ideas Applied to Museum Collections
Summary and discussion paper from 2015 meeting on application of epidemiological concepts to cultural heritage.
Heritage Values, Stakeholders and Consensus Building
Overview of a Conservation Institute project to advance the ability of heritage professionals to constructively engage with stakeholders.
Keep it Moving? Conserving Kinetic Art (News Item)
Announcement of this 2016 conference in Milan. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Terra Literature Review: An Overview of Earthen Architecture ...
An overview of research in earthen architecture conservation.
Document on Retablos 2002
Recommendations for management and intervention of altarpieces.
Valley of the Queens Assessment Report Vol.1 and 2
Volume 1 records research and assessment. Volume 2 is condition summary of the 111 tombs from 18th, 19th, and 20th Dynasties.
Urban Conservation Planning in Southeast Asia
Practical courses for Malaysian urban planners and architects that emphasize internationally recognized urban conservation planning methodologies.
Conservation Management Planning Workshop (News Item)
Latin American Art & Architecture. From Vol. 32.2, Fall 2017.
Microbial Contamination in Museums & Archives?Health ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Making Art Concrete (News Item)
Latin American Art & Architecture. From Vol. 32.2, Fall 2017.
Refashioning and Redress: Conserving and Displaying Dress ...
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Proceedings - 8th World Symposium of the Organization of ...
Includes introductory notes as well as selection of case studies from the 2005 OWHC World Congress.
Historical and Philosophical Issues in the Conservation of ...
First ever comprehensive collection of text on conservation of art and architecture published in English.
2015 International Stone Course (News Item)
Applications are now being accepted for this April-July 2015 course in Rome.
XRF Workshop Held (News Item)
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Climate Control Systems Design: Twenty-Five Years Later & ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Newsletter 22.2 Spring 2007
Newsletter feature article on the conservation of modern and contemporary outdoor sculpture.
Photographs of the Past: Process and Preservation
An introduction to the practice of photograph preservation.
Lectures on Materials Science for Architectural Conservation
Based on notes and sketches prepared by Giorgio Torraca for an undergraduate course titled "Chemistry of the Environment and of Cultural Property."
Historic Buildings, Collections and Sites (2002?2003)
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute course offered in partnership with University College London.
Methodology for the Conservation of Polychromed Wooden ...
Proceedings from a May 2002 conference on issues related to altarpiece conservation and the need for a conservation methodology adapted to these works.
Iraq Cultural Heritage Conservation Initiative (2004-2011)
Overview and details of a GCI project to repair Iraqi cultural heritage, and rebuild Iraqi conservation and heritage management capacity.
Mosaikon Partners Meeting (News Item)
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
International Course on the Conservation of Earthen ...
Project team members
Valley of the Queens Assessment Report Volume 2 (News ...
Latin American Art & Architecture. From Vol. 32.2, Fall 2017.
Conservation of the Architectural Surfaces in the Tablinum
Project report on examination, investigations, and condition assessment of the Tablinum of the House of the Bicentenary, Herculaneum.
Lecture: Sustainability and Heritage in a World of Change
Details and video of a January 2011 public lecture at the Getty Center on sustainability and cultural heritage.
A Note from the Director (Article)
Foreword from Director Tim Whalen on this issue focused on seismic retrofitting. From Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2015.
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.
Conservation and Presentation of Mosaics: At What Cost?
Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics, Sardinia, October 27?31, 2014 
Newsletter 22.3 Fall 2007
Newsletter roundtable discussion on conservation in libraries and archives.
The Digital Print
Describes major digital printing processes used over the past 40 years.
Twentieth-Century Building Materials: History and ...
Reprint of 1995 guide developed by US National Park System. New preface.
Research into Practice Initiative
Develops training workshops, colloquia, and similar events to present scientific advances from research undertaken by the GCI and its partners.
International Course on Conservation of Earthen Architecture
2018 course in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Rock Art: A cultural treasure at risk
Report outlining a vision for the future of conservation rock art relevant to many regions of the world.
Projects, events, and publications
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
New Agreements for Arches (News Item)
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Principles for the Conservation of Heritage Sites in China ...
The China Principles for conservation and management of sites, Bilingual Chinese-English text.
Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road (1997)
Proceedings of an October 1993 international conference at the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang.
Managing Change: Sustainable Approaches to the ...
Examines issues of sustainability as they related to heritage conservation.
Projects, events, and publications
Latin American Art & Architecture. From Vol. 32.2, Fall 2017.
Outdoor Sculpture
Details of a GCI project to research paints used in twentieth-and twenty-first-century outdoor painted works of art.
Newsletter 32.1: Imaging in Conservation (Spring 2017)
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, vol. 32, no. 1 (2017).
Editorial and Production staff for GCI Newsletter
Latin American Art & Architecture. From Vol. 32.2, Fall 2017.
Managing Collection Environments Initiative
A multiyear initiative to address research and practical issues related to control and management of collection environments.
Conference: Preservation of the Architectural Heritage of Asia ...
A summary of a conference to explore courses of action to preserve the cultural heritage of Asia sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Earthen Architecture Initiative Seismic Retrofitting Project: A ...
A bibliography to aid conservation professionals understand built earthen heritage sites & how they respond to earthquakes.
Conference: The Object in Transition
Information about The Object in Transition, a conference held at the Getty Center in January 2008.
Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management ...
Edited transcript from this 2007 GCI-sponsored experts? meeting in Tenerife, Spain.
Politics and Practice of Community Public Art: Whose Murals ...
Essay is one part of a 3-part examination of community murals. Others are Timothy Drescher's priorities in the conservation of community murals and Jon Pounds' conservation projects in Chicago.
Conservation of Polychromed Wooden Altarpieces (2000 ...
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project to conserve polychromed wooden altarpieces.
Pest Management (1994?1996)
A summary of training courses on pest control in museums sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Conservation of Plastics in Museum Collections
Related materials
Global, Regional, and Local Efforts in Conserving Modern ...
A panel of experts explore the ways conservation of modern architecture is being addressed by professionals and organizations worldwide. Dec. 4, 2012
Didactic Case Study of Jarash, Jordan
Case study of management of Jarash for use in academic programs, courses, and workshops. Available in 8 downloadable sections or as 1 file.
Projects, events, and publications
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Conservation and Seismic Strengthening of Byzantine ...
Results of a four-year study of seismic retrofitting techniques for these ancient churches.
Conference: Conservation of Archaeological Sites in the ...
A summary of a conference devoted to the investigation of processes used to manage archaeological sites sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Tribute: Shin Maekawa (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Seismic Stabilization of Historic Structures (1990?1996)
Overview and details of a past GCI project that focused on researching methods to provide seismic stabilization for historic buildings.
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.
Between Two Earthquakes (Article)
Discusses importance of mitigation and preparedness to earthquake risk reduction. From Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2015.
Management Planning for Archaeological Sites
Proceedings of a 2000 workshop to discuss challenges faced by archaeological sites in the Mediterranean.
Lecture: Climate Change and Preserving Cultural Heritage in ...
Details and video of a panel discussion at the Getty Center featuring Frances Anderton, Ted Bardacke, Sheryl Carter, Patrice Frey, and Sarah Staniforth
Surface Treatment Strategies for Outdoor Painted Sculpture
Workshop series designed to provide conservators with tools to develop effective treatment strategies.
Conference: An International Meeting on the Study of Oriental ...
A summary of an international meeting held in Japan on the preservation of Oriental Lacquer (urushi) co-organized by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Cultural Heritage in Asia and the Pacific: Conservation and ...
Proceedings of a Symposium held in Honolulu, Hawaii, September 8-13, 1991
Twentieth-Century Color Photographs: Identification and Care
Overview of the history and technology of the major traditional color photographic processes.
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.
Arches Project | Getty Conservation Institute
A collaborative project to develop an open source web- and GIS-based information system to inventory and manage immovable cultural heritage.
Imaging in Service to Built Heritage: A Canadian Perspective
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Museum Passive Buildings in Warm Humid Climates
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Research on the Values of Heritage (1998?2005)
Overview of a past GCI project to provide tools and methods for assessing values and applying the results to sustainable conservation solutions.