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

29 April 2021

Care of Collections Group & Modern Materials Network: Virtual Couriering and Condition Assessing Online Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion to tackle the questions around Virtual Couriering and Condition checking
16 April 2021

Conservation: Out in the Open - The Challenges of Displaying & Conserving Textiles on Open Display - DAY 2

The Icon Textiles & Historic Interiors Group are pleased to present their joint online Spring Forum 2021
Online Conference
19 April 2021

Conservation: Out in the Open - The Challenges of Displaying & Conserving Textiles on Open Display - DAY 3

The Icon Textiles & Historic Interiors Group are pleased to present their joint online Spring Forum 2021
Online Conference
20 April 2021

Conservation: Out in the Open - The Challenges of Displaying & Conserving Textiles on Open Display - DAY 4

The Icon Textiles & Historic Interiors Group are pleased to present their joint online Spring Forum 2021
Online Conference
22 – 23 April 2021

Business Skills Foundation

Online event outlining the skills, knowledge and understanding you need to work as a freelancer or small business owner
Online Seminar