Icon Groups and Networks

Icon’s special interest Groups and Networks support the conservation profession, with programmes of conferences, workshops and other networking events

Archaeology

Archaeology

The Icon Archaeology Group has promoted high standards for the care and conservation of archaeological materials since 1976

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Book & Paper

Book & Paper

Icon Book & Paper Group unites the book and paper conservation community

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Care of Collections

Care of Collections

Icon Care of Collections Group brings together all conservators as well as external professionals such as curators, archivists and architects

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Ceramics & Glass

Ceramics & Glass

Formed in 1984, Icon Ceramics & Glass Group is committed to promoting and disseminating information about ceramics, glass and related materials

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Conservation Higher Education Institutions Network

Conservation Higher Education Institutions Network

A network for conservation educators, students, professionals and colleagues from related disciplines that may be interested in conservation education or training

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Contemporary Art Network

Contemporary Art Network

Our aim is to create a vibrant forum for the discussion and development of modern and contemporary art conservation

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Documentation Network

Documentation Network

Icon Documentation Network is a forum for conservators to discuss how to improve and share our records about condition, treatment and research

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Dynamic Objects

Dynamic Objects

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Emerging Professionals Network

Emerging Professionals Network

The Icon Emerging Professional Network (EPN) aims to bring together and offer support for students and emerging conservation professionals

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Environmental Sustainability Network

Environmental Sustainability Network

A cross-disciplinary network to encourage the take up of positive environmental practices in cultural heritage

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Ethnography

Ethnography

Icon Ethnography Group is dedicated to the conservation of local, national and international ethnographic collections

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Furniture and Wooden Objects

Furniture and Wooden Objects

Icon Furniture & Wooden Objects Group focuses on the study and conservation of wooden objects, from roof trusses to toys and furniture

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Gilding & Decorative Surfaces

Gilding & Decorative Surfaces

Icon Gilding & Decorative Surfaces Group is a forum for conservators of a wide range of objects, from wood carving to stuccowork

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Heritage Science

Heritage Science

Icon Heritage Science Group is a forum for professionals interested in the scientific endeavour benefiting the conservation, management and interpretation of cultural heritage

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Historic Interiors

Historic Interiors

Icon Historic Interiors Group focuses on project-based conservation, bringing together a wide variety of conservators and specialists

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Metals

Metals

Icon Metals Group has a specialist interest in the conservation and restoration of metal objects from artworks to machinery

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Modern Materials Network

Modern Materials Network

Icon's Modern Materials Network brings together specialists interested in the conservation and preservation of modern materials and digital content

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Paintings

Paintings

Icon Paintings Group is focused on the conservation and restoration of paintings, from old masters to contemporary art

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Pest Odyssey IPM Network

Pest Odyssey IPM Network

The Icon Pest Odyssey IPM Network is a multi-disciplinary group which advocates for IPM within cultural heritage institutions

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Photographic Materials

Photographic Materials

Icon Photographic Materials Group brings together specialists working in the conservation and preservation of all photographic materials

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Scotland

Scotland

Icon Scotland is the only national Group, representing conservators, conservation scientists and preservation specialists working in Scotland

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Stained Glass

Stained Glass

Icon Stained Glass Group is dedicated to the study and conservation of stained glass

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Stone & Wall Paintings

Stone & Wall Paintings

Icon Stone and Wall Paintings Group is a forum for professionals interested in architectural conservation, in particular stone and wall paintings

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Textiles

Textiles

Icon Textiles Group represents professionals interested in all aspects of textile conservation and preservation

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