Over the last few months, since the easing of lockdown measures, The Bowes Museum Icon/NHLF Textile Conservation Interns Charlotte Cameron (a graduate of M.Phil. Textile Conservation at The Centre for Textile Conservation) and Kezia Cosson (a graduate of the University of Lincoln, Conservation of Cultural Heritage BA) have been back to work on a part-time basis to assist the museum’s Preventive Conservator Frederick Stubbs in deep cleaning the galleries whilst the museum was closed to visitors.
In November 2019, after recently graduating from Northumbria University, with a masters in the Conservation of Fine Art on Paper, Lindsay McPherson commenced a twelve-month Icon internship, funded by the Clare Hampson Fund, at The British Museum’s Western Art on Paper studio.
Jordan Megyery, has just completed her Internship in Photograph Conservation working across the National Archives and Tate. Jordan's internship was made possible through the generous support of the Clare Hampson Fund. Read on to hear Jordan's reflections of a busy year, learning new skills, networking and building her professional skills.
Arielle Juler is the current Icon Intern at National Trust for Scotland, undertaking a 12 month internship in preventive conservation, made possible through the generous support of the Bute Memorial Fund.