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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About us

About us

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

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Our Committee

Our Committee

The CCG Committee have worked in a wide variety of roles for both institutions and in private practice in historic houses, museums, and libraries and on archaeological sites

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Care of Collections Resources

Care of Collections Resources

A virtual bookshelf of useful resources for the care of collections

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Touchy Feely Conference

Touchy Feely Conference

Abstracts from the Icon Care of Collections Group's conference held on 9 January 2015 at Hampton Court Palace

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Group members' area

Group members' area

Upcoming meetings and committee documents - access for group members only

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Caring for your Collections

Caring for your Collections

A new video from the Icon Care of Collections Group provides simple advice and tips for caring for a variety of household objects and materials

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Care of Collections resources

Our Collections Matter Toolkit

 

Upcoming events

27 January 2022

Care of Collections Group & Modern Materials Network: Plastic Surgery workshop

Want to brush up your plastics knowledge? Museum of London are sharing their expertise in this event.
Workshop
7 December 2021

Historic England: Technical Tuesdays – Terne-Coated Stainless Steel

Terne-Coated Stainless Steel and its use as a replacement material after lead theft from church roofs.
Online
9 December 2021

Book & Paper Group: Repairing Books, Repairing Bodies

Caring for bodily surfaces, living and dead: practices of Medieval surgeons and manuscript-makers.
Webinar
10 – 11 December 2021

NWFed: Covid and Other Disasters - Conservation Matters in the Northwest

Book now for this one-day in-person conference to share experiences, network and enjoy some cake together. #CMNW21
Conference