16 May 2024

Congratulations to the M+H Award Winners!

The winners of the Museums + Heritage Awards have been announced.

The past two days Icon team was present at the Museums + Heritage Show at Kensington Olympia. The first day was followed by an amzing Awards Ceremony where we were excited to witness the announcement of the winners across all the categories. The Award was established in 2002 and has been called Oscars of the museums world. 

We were especially delighted to learn that the winner in the Restoration or Conservation Project of the Year, for which Icon has partnered with M+H. Congratulations to The Churches Conservation Trust Bees, Bodies, Bodley - The (Re)Birth of Sudbury Arts Centre! Their wonderful project brought forward the revitalisation of the redundant church by repurposing it for the benefit of the local community. We also comgratulate all the winners and nominees.

Icon would also like to highlight the Highgly Commended in this category: 

  • University of St Andrews, Libraries and Museums - Toxic Books: Detecting arsenic in 19th century book covers
  • Hardwick Hall, National Trust - A Stitch in Time: Conserving the Gideon Tapestries. 

It is an honour to be partnering with M+H Awards and to bring these wonderful conservation projects to light.