Conservation Principles and Methods
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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.
Microbial Contamination in Museums & Archives—Health ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
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.
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.
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.
Urban Conservation Planning in Southeast Asia
Practical courses for Malaysian urban planners and architects that emphasize internationally recognized urban conservation planning methodologies.
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).
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.
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.
Conference: Mural Painting and Conservation in the Americas ...
Selected papers from a May 2003 symposium at the Getty Center, examining social, artistic, political and conservation issues of contemporary murals.
Collection Environment Field Activities
Team members from Collection Environment Field Activities
Tutankhamen
News from February 2013 field campaign for conservation and management of Tomb of Tutankhamen. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
The Return of América Tropical
Discusses the project to conserve and make publically available this mural by David Alfaro Siqueiros. From Vol. 27.2, Fall 2012.
Conserving Concrete Heritage: An Annotated Bibliography
Annotated bibliography to assist those interested in concrete conservation by identifying & describing specific resources on the subject.
The GCI Newsletter, Conservation Perspectives Fall 2012
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, Public Art issue.
Looking Deeper: A Discussion about Imaging and ...
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
GCI Project Terra Bibliography
A bibliography of literature on earthen architecture. Part of the GCI Project Bibliography series.
Editorial and Production staff for GCI Newsletter
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
"It's All Imaging to Me": Documentation, Investigation ...
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Newsletter 15.3 Fall 2000
Newsletter article considering gels cleaning systems and their effects on painted surfaces.
Terra 2008
Proceedings from this 2008 conference on the study and conservation of earthen architectural heritage held in Bamako, Mali.
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.
The Restoration of Engravings, Drawings, Books, and Other ...
English-language translation of Max Schweidler's 1938 book.
Church Heating: Balance Between Conservation & Thermal ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Media in Transition Conference (News Item)
Announcement of this three-day conference at Tate in London. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Color Science and the Visual Arts (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Lecture: Spanning History: Bridges of the Los Angeles River
Details and audio of a panel discussion held on April 10, 2008 at the Getty Center.
Mortality Immortality?
Professionals offer their perspectives on the artist intent, the art market, and evolving media technologies.
Ancient & Historic Metals
Available in three separate sections as downloadable PDF files.
Lecture: Art as Evidence: The Scientific Investigation of Works ...
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute panel discussion on December 1, 2009.
Lecture: Out in the Open: Conservation Challenges of Outdoor ...
Details and video of a panel discussion on management and care of outdoor artworks held at the Getty Center on May 25, 2012
Hans Hofmann: The Artist's Materials (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
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.
Conserving the Eames House: A Case Study in Conservation
Details of a January 2015 lecture on the conservation of the Eames House.
Cellulose Nitrate in Conservation
An examination of the use of cellulose nitrate for conservation purposes.
Dunhuang Inspired: An Evening with Tan Dun
Tan Dun discusses his new commission inspired by Dunhuang and its wall paintings.
Conserving Outdoor Painted Sculpture: Proceedings Modern ...
Collection of 17 papers presented at a June 2013 symposium held at the Kröller-Müller Museum.
Conference: 28th International Archaeometry Symposium ...
A summary of a symposium that focused on archaeometry.
Mosaic Conservation Technician Training
Hands-on training project is to develop teams of skilled technician-level practitioners in different countries of the MOSAIKON region.
Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces
This workshop series seeks to integrate ongoing scientific research with the latest perspectives on cleaning technology within art conservation.
Issues in the Conservation of Photographs
Chronicals development of photo conservation as a profession through 72 essential texts.
Conference: Lessons Learned: Reflecting on the Theory and ...
Summary of the ninth triennial conference of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics coorganized by Getty Conservation Institute.
Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites ...
Includes Conservation & Management and Methods & Techniques for Protection & Stabilization. Part of the GCI Project Bibliography series.
Conserving Outdoor Sculpture
Presents research on the materials and construction techniques of the Stark Collection at the Getty.
The Restoration of Paintings in Paris, 1750-1815: Practice ...
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Arches Selected for Google's Summer of Code (News Item)
Arches Project has been selected for this program focusing on open source software.
Awards (News Item)
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Conservation Management Planning: Putting Theory into ...
The Case of Joya de Cerén, El Salvador. Available in two separate sections as downloadable PDF files.