Gerry Hedley Symposium

2014 Postgraduate Conservation Research

Monday 9 June 2014

09.30 - 17.35 (with registration from 9.00am), Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre

photo of Gerry Hedley
Gerry Hedley (1949 - 1990)

Speaker(s) include: Anna Cooper (Hamilton Kerr Institute), Olympia Diamond (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Brittney Shaked (Northumbria University), Chloe Head (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Claire Shepherd (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Roxy Sperber (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Becky Mackensie (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Douglas MacLennan ( The Courtauld Institute of Art), Ulla-Satu Kakriainen (Hamilton Kerr Institute).

Ticket/entry details: £20 (£15 concessions for students). Spaces are limited, so early booking is advisable. Deadline for bookings is 1 June. BOOK ONLINE. In case of booking queries contact
Organised by:
Alice Aurand, Sarah Bayliss, Sally Higgs, Sara Wohler and Morgan Wylder; the Second Year Students of Conservation and Technology, The Courtauld Institute of Art

The annuaI student-led conference is named after Gerry Hedley, a Reader at The Courtauld Institute of Art, who taught generations of Conservation students and was a leader in research before his death in 1990.

This year the Gerry Hedley Student Symposium returns to The Courtauld Institute of Art for what promises to be an exciting event. It provides the students from all three UK institutions offering a postgraduate education in the conservation of paintings with an opportunity to share their work and research.

Topics for this year’s symposium range from technical studies of artists’ materials and techniques, investigations of analytical methods, to materials testing and environmental assessments. The conference also provides an environment where students and professionals can share ideas and interact.

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