Yesterday in Oslo, the European Commission and Europa Nostra awarded the final prizes 2015 for the best projects in conservation, research and documentation within the cultural field. The Public Choice Award, the most prestigious among all, was awarded by HRH Haakon Crown Prince of Norway, to Roberto Nardi, director of the Centro di Conservazione Archaeologica […]
A joint IIC and ICOM-CC the International Council of Museums, Committee for Conservation, declaration on environmental guidelines was announced during the closing ceremony of the IIC 2014 Congress in Hong Kong. Developed in conjunction with ICOM-CC through a joint working group, the declaration was drafted at the ICOM-CC conference in Melbourne, and finalized in a […]
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Two Mosaic Conservation Course alumni from Syria have recently been involved in a restoration project aiming to preserve one of the country’s most important sites, the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, which had been damaged by a mortar shell. Read more about their work on the Mosque’s wall mosaics. Burhan al-Zaraa, from Damascus, is a permanent […]
This blog is an initiative within MCC - Mosaic Coservation Course, which aims to train cultural heritage professionals from the Mediterranean region. It is part of the MOSAIKON programme, a partnership of the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), the Getty Foundation, the International Centre for the Study and Preservation of Cultural Property (ICCROM) and the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM).