Free Resources

Resource | YouTube

American Institute for Conservation and Foundation for Advancement in Conservation

YouTube channel for the American Institute for Conservation and Foundation for Advancement in Conservation.

Resource | Website

Canadian Conservation Institute

Notes aimed at the general public which offer practical advice about issues and questions related to the care, handling and storage of cultural objects.

Resource | Book

Conservation Book Repair: A Training Manual

Please be aware that all interventions by untrained professionals are at your own risk and are neither recommended nor endorsed. This resource is provided for informational purpos

Resource | YouTube

Curated YouTube playlist for conservation

YouTube playlist curated by a senior objects conservator showing various treatments, seminar talks and conservation conversations.

Resource | Website

Getty Conservation Publications

Extensive research and publication information on various aspects of conservation by the reknowned Getty Conservation Institute.

Resource | Website

Image Permanence Institute

A university-based preservation research center that supports preservation of cultural heritage collections worldwide.

Resource | Website

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

Information on measures for preventive conservation, including risk assessment and emergency preparedness.

Resource | YouTube

L'Operatorium - Secrets d'Ateliers

YouTube channel by a French conservator with a focus on cultural heritage and historical craftmanship through technical studies and research of crafting techniques

Resource | Website

STASH - Storage Techniques for Art, Science & History Collections

An amazing website with resources and instructions for making all kinds of specialty storage solutions for collections.

Resource | Podcast

The C Word

Find out what heritage conservation is all about in this fun podcast run by professional conservators.

Resource | YouTube

The Conservation Starter

YouTube channel run by Australian conservator. Videos introduce different topics related to conservation and show basic care for various types of objects.

Resource | YouTube

The Getty Conservation Institute

YouTube channel for The Getty Conservation Institute

Resource | Website

The Institute of Conservation

Official website for the UK-based Institute of Conservation. Holds information on training to become a conservator and other useful resources.

Resource | Website

The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Official website for the The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works with information on publications, training and events.

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