Last updated: 08/11/2017
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Department of Conservation organised various workshops so that the students could be familiarized with the present scenario in the field of practical conservation. Following is a brief list of workshops:

2017

  • A workshop on ‘Material and Techniques of Miniature Paintings’ was conducted by Mr. Jai Prakash (National Awardee), on February 21, 2017. The students learnt about the traditional materials and artistic practices used in preparation of Miniature Paintings.
  • Master students of Art Conservation attended a workshop from February 8 to 13, 2017, on collection care jointly organised by the State Museum and Zoo, Trivandrum, Kerala in collaboration with the University of Applied Art Vienna, Austria.
  • A workshop on ‘Material and Techniques of Paintings’ was conducted by Mr. Sanjay Kumar, a contemporary artist from January 11-12, 2017. The students learned the artistic practices of paintings on canvas and paper using oil, acrylic and water-based pigments.

2016

  • A workshop on ‘Conservation of Palm leaf Manuscripts’ was organized from November 23-25, 2016 by Dr. P. Perumal, a retired Conservator from Saraswathi Mahal Library, Thanjavur. The workshop focused on ancient methods and materials used for preservation as well as latest techniques in conservation of palm leaf manuscripts.
  • A workshop on ‘Conservation of Stained glass’ was organized from November 1-4, 2016 by Mr. M.N. Manikandan, an Art Conservator. The students learnt the technique of preparation, firing and conservation of stained glasses.
  • A workshop on ‘Preventive Conservation and Low-Tech Methods for Climate Control’ was organized on September 25, 2016 in collaboration with ICOM-CC Metal Working Group and IGNCA. The workshop was conducted jointly by Dr. David Thickett, a Senior Conservation Scientist at English Heritage, UK and Assistant Coordinator, ICOM-CC Metals Working Group.
  • The Third International Summer School on art conservation was organized at the University of Applied Arts Vienna from July 10-24, 2016. Five M.A. students from the Department of Conservation participated in the Summer school, which was designed to provide hands-on training on latest materials and techniques of conservation being followed internationally.
  • A workshop on ‘Material and Technique of Painting’ was conducted by Mr. Sanjay Kumar, a freelance contemporary artist from April 7-8, 2016. The students learned the artistic techniques of paintings on canvas and paper, using oil, acrylic and water-based pigments.

2013

  • Workshop on “Conservation and Display of Historic textiles in Museum” organized by Department of Conservation, NMI in collaboration with University of Applied Arts, Vienna from February 11-15, 2013. One day Practical tour To City Palace, Jaipur which was organized by NMI where participants got an opportunity to have practical demonstration at the original artifacts.

2012

  • Workshop on “Investigation and Analysis of Paintings” by Tatjana Bayerova, Chemist from University of Applied  Arts, Vienna in collaboration with NMI
  • Seminar cum Workshop on “Preservation of art and cultural heritage in Ladakh” organized by Department of Conservation, NMI  in collaboration with INTACH ladakh Chapter from September 5-11, 2012.

2011

  • Workshop on “ Preventive care of Metals in In-and Outdoor Collections, a specialized workshop for Conservation professionals and students” organized by National Museum Institute in collaboration with University of Applied Arts, Vienna, from 13th-15th September, 2011.
  • A workshop on “Study of Pigments and Binding media” was organized by National Museum Institute in collaboration with University of Applied Arts, Vienna from 28th -30th Nov, 2011.

2009

  • Workshop on `How to care for textile collections: Methods and Practical approaches`, was jointly organised by National Museum Institute and University of Applied Arts, Vienna from 17 to 22 August 2009.
  • Workshop on Miniature Painting organized by National Museum Institute from 09-13 February, 2009.

2008

  • Workshop on SOIMA( Safeguarding sound and Image collection) , by ICCROM, held at National Museum Institute, New Delhi in November 2009 in which 15 countries participated.
  • Workshop on “ Care of Cultural Relics of Ladakh”  from 17-21 July, 2008 in Leh ( Ladakh)

2007

  • Workshop on “ Museums and Heritage Management” from 30 July- 4 August 2007 in Bhopal.
  • Workshop on “ Care and Maintenance of Library Materials” from 25-27 September, 2007.

2005

  • Workshop  on “ Conservation of Textiles” from 27 January- 1st February , 2005 in Imphal

2003

  • One-day workshop on ` Care of  Old Manuscripts` was organized at the Assam  University, Silchar in collaboration with National Museum institute in 2003.
 
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