Tag Archives: collection care

The Hatton Collection is on the Move!

In March the Hatton Gallery closed for 18 months in order to modernise and improve its facilities, entailing a large amount of building work. In order to keep the collections safe during this period it will be necessary to remove all works… Read more

Marguerite hidden beneath 100 years of dirt

The Art for Sunderland Exhibition is designed to give an idea of what goes on behind the scenes in a museum. I was lucky enough to get to choose a painting to work on in gallery.   I chose ‘Marguerite… Read more

Painting Conservation: the CSI of the Museum World

Welcome to the new Conservation blog. I am hoping to be able to give you a little insight into what is happening behind the scenes in the conservation studio. Usually when I introduce myself to people and tell them I’m… Read more