CANS project – Conservation of cAns in collectioNS | blog

Project description and aims

The Haute Ecole Arc Conservation-restauration, in collaboration with the partners of the CANS – Conservation of cAns in collectioNS project (funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation) organizes a workshop with international guests on the topic of conservation, characterization and comprehension of food cans that still retain their original content preserved in museums and collections.

Workshop « Conservation of food cans in museums’ collections »

The workshop will take place on February 28th 2017 at the Haute Ecole Arc Conservation-restauration,
Espace de l’Europe 11, 2000 Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Room 324 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

The workshop is free, but registration is suggested.


CONFERENCE «Icy heritage. The conservation of early explorer’s huts in antartica: Scott, Shakleton, Borchgrevink and Hillary»

Conference Icy heritage

Programme Manager for the Antarctic Heritage Trust (NZ) Lizzie Meek will make a presentation of the work the Trust has carried out on the expedition bases left in Antarctica by Scott, Shackleton, Borchgrevink and Hillary.
For more than a decade the New Zealand based charity has run a world-leading cold climate conservation project, engaging over 60 heritage specialists to work on the building and the 20,000+ artefact collection.
The conference take place on February 27th 2017 at 20:00 at the Auditoire du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, Rue des Terreaux 14, 2000 Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

The conference will be in English.

Laura Brambilla
Project leader
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