Big congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials (AICCM), which were announced in Canberra at the National Portrait Gallery in October 2016. Grimwade Centre staff, students and alumni received awards.
The 4th Asia Pacific Tropical Climate Conservation Art Research Network (APTCCARN) meeting at Cheng Shiu University was a great success.
New research and teaching labs - with cutting edge analytical equipment to detect the paints and pigments used by artists and examine drawings underneath paintings - will be housed in the new Centre which as been launched at The University of Melbourne.
The University of Melbourne has welcomed a major philanthropic gift of $6.9 million to support the practice and teaching of art conservation.