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

27 October 2021

Icon Annual Lecture 2021

A mysterious past: conservation of artifacts raised from the wrecks of Sir John Franklin’s fateful 1845 expedition
Webinar
16 – 23 September 2021

Hazards in Collections

An online course over two mornings, introducing you to hazards in collections.
Online External event
29 September 2021

The Needle and Thread - Textile Group Virtual Pub

Textile Group Social
Social