Saint Petersburg, 2017
International Seminar
«Art of Restoration»
Thank you for participation in the international seminar «Art of Restoration».

The goals of the seminar were to:
  • Discuss the importance of the research in the restoration of works of art;
  • Share the experience in restoration and research techniques between museums and scientific institutions;
  • Discuss the traditional methods of restoration and new technologies in the restoration works.

The State Hermitage Museum

Russia, 190000, Saint Petersburg, Palace Embankment, 34

30 May — 1 June 2017

Cost of participation:

English and Russian
Main topics
Research and development of new technologies for restoration works (3D modeling, microplasma, laser processing and welding, etc.)
Applications of basic sciences methods in restoration (microscopy, X-ray imaging and analysis, chromatography, spectroscopy, etc.)
Invited speakers
Marina S. Shemakhanskaya
State Research Institute for Restoration, Moscow, Russia
Andrei Rode
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Chong Joo Hyun
National Museum of Korea, Seoul, Korea
Léon-Bavi Vilmont
Center for Research on Preservation of Collections, University of Paris, Paris, France
Nelly Von Aderkas
National Gallery, London, Great Britain
Santa Maria Ulderico
Vatican Museums, Italy
Ismet Ok
Topkapı Palace Museum, Turkey
Alex Ball
Natural History Museum, London, Great Britain
Klaus Achterhold
Technical University of Munich, Germany
Susan Smelt
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The State Hermitage Museum
Russia, 190000, Saint Petersburg, Palace Embankment, 34
One of the largest and oldest Museum of art and culture in the world. It was founded in 1754 by Catherine the Great and has been open to the public since 1852.
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