LATAM in Argentina: Contemporary Art, Sounds and Images Conservation

November 8, 2017

LATAM in Argentina: Contemporary Art, Sounds and Images Conservation

LATAM in Argentina: Contemporary Art, Sounds and Images ConservationIn August and September 2017, meetings took place in Argentina related to the preservation of contemporary art and to sound and image conservation.  These activities support both the regional LATAM initiative for conservation of heritage in Latin America and the SOIMA programme for Sound and Image Collections Conservation promoted by ICCROM.

A pilot needs assessment survey for conservation management of contemporary art collections

Over 2017, ICCROM together the Dirección Nacional de Bienes y Sitios Culturales (DNBSC), Ministry of Culture, Argentina developed and carried out a pilot survey of museums with contemporary art collections and their umbrella institutions in Argentina on national, provincial and local levels. The results highlights the key issues museums meet with this kind of collections, including their quick growth (collections double in 30 years), the intense loaning and lending activities that affect 80% of the museums, and common challenges including overcrowded storage, conservation of new materials, and legislation and policy needs. The results of the pilot survey will be used to extend the data collection to other countries in the region, in the goal of organizing a training initiative in 2018-2019. Continue reading…


LATAM Newsletter January-March 2017 now out

April 14, 2017

image of Boletin Latam coverDownload: Boletín LATAM Enero – Marzo 2017 – Nº 8

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

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LATAM Newsletter Octubre-Diciembre 2016 now out

February 2, 2017

Boletín LATAM Octubre-Diciembre 2016 - Nº 7Download: Boletín LATAM Octubre-Diciembre 2016 – Nº 7

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

Continue reading…


LATAM Newsletter julio-septiembre 2016 now out

October 17, 2016

LATAM Newsletter julio-septiembre 2016 now outDownload: Boletín LATAM julio-septiembre 2016

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

Continue reading…


LATAM Newsletter abril-junio 2016 now out

July 14, 2016

LATAM Newsletter, April -June 2016Download: Boletín LATAM abril-junio 2016

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

Continue reading…


Alicia Pol Méndez

June 27, 2016

POL-MENDEZ_Alicia_2016We are pleased to announce that Ms Alicia Pol Méndez, Spanish currently living in London, will undertake an internship at ICCROM from 4 April to 30 June 2016.

Alicia is a trilingual art historian and project manager with experience in marketing, university, museum settings and cultural cooperation in the field (including Bosnia, Peru and Morocco). She holds a MA in Cultural Management from the University of Seville, Spain, and the Diplôme des Grandes Ecoles in Museology from the Ecole du Louvre, Paris, France.

Her internship will focus on the improvement of the social media and communication tools of the LATAM Programme, such as the Newsletter and the Facebook Group, the updating of the contact lists, and the production of thematic content items for the LATAM community.


LATAM Course on Stone Observation, Documentation and Diagnosis

May 5, 2016

COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT

Course on Observation, Documentation and Diagnosis - Chicanná, Campeche, Mexico

Descarga el anuncio del curso en español (pdf)

Dates: 10 – 22 October 2016

Place: Archaeological Site of Chicanná, Campeche, Mexico

Organizers

Background

In 2010, an agreement was signed by ICCROM and INAH for collaboration in the LATAM Programme for conservation of cultural heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean. Within this context, a series of activities have been carried out, focusing on stone heritage conservation. Continue reading…


Paper Conservation in Latin America: Meeting with the East

April 22, 2016

COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT

Paper Conservation in Latin America: Meeting with the East

Descarga el anuncio del curso en español (pdf)

Dates: 9 to 25 November 2016

Place: Mexico City, Mexico

Organizers

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LATAM Newsletter January – March 2016 now out

March 30, 2016

LATAM-logoDownload: Boletín LATAM enero-marzo 2016

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

Continue reading…


LATAM Newsletter October – December 2015 now out

December 18, 2015

LATAM-logoDownload: Boletín LATAM octubre-diciembre 2015

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to conservation professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

Would you like to contribute to the next Newsletter? Contact us below.

El objetivo de LATAM Newsletter es ofrecer una plataforma a los profesionales de América Latina y el Caribe para compartir sus investigaciones y experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red de LATAM.

Continue reading…