For many years we have been involved in specialist training for conservators and curators, including:
We can also work with your staff to establish guidelines for the cleaning and care of your collection, with hands-on training and demonstration of cleaning techniques and the ongoing monitoring of condition.
National Trust house staff at Mount Stewart receive training from one of our Conservators in the cleaning of silver and silver gilt.
As part of our conservation project on the collection of English lead sculpture at the Palace of Queluz, we ran workshops on site at the Palace to train recently graduated Portuguese conservators in the conservation, restoration and maintenance of lead sculpture. The students also worked on the lead sculpture at our studios in London. This was part of the World Monuments Fund's initiative to ensure the sharing of knowledge and conservation skills and the continued care of the collection in Portugal.