Training programme: Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, University of Melbourne

Posted on Mon, 09/08/2008 - 07:30
The Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation (GCCMC) is the only centre of its kind in Australia, combining both the theory and practice of cultural material conservation. Our teaching programs offer specialist courses in conservation and art authentication. The Centre has a strong research track record and active research programs, withnational and international collaborations. In addition, the Centre seeks to develop graduate research opportunities, relating to the broader issues of cultural preservation, particularly for communities and cultures within the Asian-Pacific region. Specialisations include conservation treatment of paintings, works on paper, frames, and object and architectural conservation; research and technical analysis; collection management reports and strategy plans.