Conservation Resources

Here you can find links to organisations, online resources and suppliers that are useful for anyone involved in Asian fine art conservation:


Academic Institutions Teaching Conservation

Conservation Unit, Northumbria University, School of Arts and Social Sciences, UK

Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Graduate Institute of Conservation of Cultural Relics, Tainan National University of the Arts, Taiwan


Conservation Institutions

International Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, UK

International Council of Museums – Committee for Conservation, Italy

Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, US

Heritage Conservation Centre, Singapore

The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material, Australia

National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Japan


Conservation Resources

Conservation OnLine

Asia Pacific Twentieth Century Conservation Art Research Network

The Behaviour of Western Artist’s Materials in Tropical Environments

The Twentieth Century in Paint

Conserving Heritage Collections in Southeast Asia

Art Materials Information and Education Network

Abstracts of International Conservation Literature

AIC Conservation Catalogs Collaborative Knowledge Base


Conservation Suppliers

Tru Vue, US

Conservation by Design, UK

Preservation Equipment, UK

RH Conservation Engineering, Australia

Willard Conservation Equipment Engineers, UK

Talas, USA

Archetype, UK

Kremer Pigmente, Germany