FAIC Professional Development Courses

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FAIC professional development programs are a crucial source for continuing education for conservation professionals. We established an endowment fund to support these programs with the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and contributions from individuals. Additional sources support some workshops, as noted below. Full course descriptions and registration information are available at https://learning.culturalheritage.org/conservation.

Photographic Chemistry for Preservation
Ongoing, self-study course
Supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation fund for Collaborative Workshops in Photograph Conservation

Making the Ask: Developing Negotiation Tactics in the Field of Conservation
Ongoing, self-study course

Data Analysis and Visualization for Conservation Professionals: Part 1
January 12 – February 16, 2021, online
Supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation fund for Collaborative Workshops in Photograph Conservation

Conservation is Not Neutral: Emotion and Bias in our Work
February 2021 (Date TBD), online

“Coding” Historical Papers: Identifying Sameness and Difference in Watermarks, Chain Lines, and Laid Lines
March 1-5, 2021, online

Data Analysis and Visualization for Conservation Professionals: Part 2
March 9 – April 27, 2021, online
Supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation fund for Collaborative Workshops in Photograph Conservation

Creating a 21st Century Conservation Ethics Framework
March 11, 2021, online


External Funding Resources 

Our resource page for Grant and Fellowship Opportunities has been updated, thanks to Sydney Sanderson, Museum Studies Student, with help and support from Mary Coughlin, Associate Professor in Museum Studies, head of Museum Collections Management & Care Online Program – The George Washington University, Washington, DC. Please visit https://www.culturalheritage.org/outside-funding.


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