01 Aug 2020

Value of Collections Care poster

A summary of Icon's Position Statement on the value of care of collections professions issued in August 2020 in response to the Coronavirus pandemic

The last few months have been tough for cultural heritage professionals and for the institutions where they work. There are still challenging times ahead - recovery will not be easy and we understand that there will be a need to tighten belts. However, investing in collections care and conservation is responsible and cost- effective.

Investing in conservation as part of the Coronavirus recovery demonstrates that we care about our cultural heritage and embrace our duty to be responsible custodians