About us

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

We are a network of professionals from the cultural heritage sector with wide experience of collection care and preservation including topics such as environmental monitoring, Integrated Pest Management (IPM),  light management, storage, training and more.

We communicate, advise and promote all aspects of collection care through annual meetings, publications, and training.


Our objectives are to:

  • collaborate, share and disseminate professional knowledge and expertise to manage change.
  • advocate for collection care as an essential, cost-effective and sustainable service.
  • support emerging collection care and preservation professionals.

Please see a list of committee members on Our Committee page. We also have a list of recommended collection care/preservation texts from beginner to expert level on our virtual bookshelf.