Conservation workshops and training programs

Workshops and training programs can be specifically tailored for your needs. We can cover general topics or address specific issues, materials or techniques. The programs can be run at our laboratories in North Melbourne, at Grimwade Conservation Services teaching laboratories at the University's Parkville campus or at your museum or facility.

General enquiries

For general enquiries, call +61 3 9348 5700 or email gccmc-enquiries@unimelb.edu.au

Workshops and training programs

Some of the workshops and training programs we can deliver include:

  • General preventive conservation theory and practice
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Storage, handling and display techniques for different materials and object types
  • Condition reporting of all material types and objects
  • Basic conservation techniques
  • Caring for family history collections
  • Archival materials - what are they, why use them, when it use them
  • Conservation mounting and framing of works on paper
  • Conservation framing of paintings
  • Varnishing paintings - techniques for practising artists
  • Construction of storage folders and boxes
  • Construction of simple object supports for display
  • Disaster preparedness planning
  • Disaster recovery
  • Dealing with mould damaged objects, including OH&S issues
Staff delivering workshop to local community group
Staff delivering workshop to local community group