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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About us

About us

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

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Network Steering Group

Network Steering Group

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Challenges of the Modern Object

Challenges of the Modern Object

No material is too modern! 

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My Museum of Plastics

My Museum of Plastics

A series of investigations into the materials in our homes

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Network members' area

Network members' area

Upcoming meetings and committee documents - access for network members only

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Conserving modern materials

Conserving modern materials

A collection of website resources

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Upcoming events

2 March 2021

Conservation in Practice with Glasmalerei Peters

The Icon Stained Glass Group is pleased to announce the first in their series of online webinars with two experts in stained glass conservation …
Online Webinar
11 – 18 March 2021

Health & Safety for Conservators

The next instalment of Icon’s Health and Safety for Conservators is moving online for 2021.
Zoom Workshop
12 March 2021

Cake and Mistake - Session 4

Want to talk to a like-minded person about your work? Do you often question if you’re good enough? Do you sometimes think: Is it …
Online
16 March 2021

Environmental Sustainability Network Twitter Conference

Join ESN’s first ever Twitter Conference!
Twitter Conference
18 March 2021

The Challenges of Starting in Conservation: Skills to help Students and Emerging Professionals (Part One)

With the decision taken to postpone the emerging professionals event until 2022, the Textile Group have created this accessible two-part series …
Online Seminar