Restoration and archive management

Queen's University

Degrees Offered

  • M.A. in Art Conservation

Fields of Study

Examination, interpretation, analysis, and conservation of cultural, historic, and artistic objects.  Specialization in Conservation of paintings, Conservation of artifacts or Conservation of paper objects.
 
For more information, visit Art Conservation at Queen's University.

University of Delaware

Degrees Offered

  • Master of Science in Art Conservation and a Certificate in Conservation
  • Preservation Studies Doctoral Program

Fields of Study

The three year course for a Master of Science in Art Conservation examines the stabilization and treatment of art and artifacts. Work with collections of early American art-domestic, architecture, furniture, textiles,
silver, pewter, ceramics, glass, paintings, and prints. The University of Delaware houses art studios for reconstructing historic techniques, science laboratories, a photographic materials conservation laboratory
and administrative offices.
 
The Preservation Studies Doctoral Program is an interdisciplinary doctoral course of study that teaches the philosophies, research methodologies, and policies informing preservation efforts focused on art, architecture, landscapes, and material culture.
 
 

Fleming College

Degrees Offered

  • Collections Conservation and Management Diploma

Fields of Study

Handling of most common museum materials, including ceramics, glass, stone, metals, wooden objects, leather and proteinaceous materials, textiles, works of art on paper, books, archival materials, and photographs from local, regional, and national sites.

Complementary courses, workshops, assignments, and community-based projects will offer off-campus opportunities to practice conservation methods. A full-time, unpaid, curriculum-based internship in your final semester provides an invaluable learning and work experience.