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Town of Shaunavon Painting

This past spring, the Canadian Conservation Institute completed the conservation treatment of a large panoramic painting depicting the origin of the Town of Shaunavon. Visit our Facebook page to learn more about the treatment.

Canada History Week 2015

Canada History Week 2015 runs from July 1 to 7 and this year's theme is Sport Throughout History. CCI dug into its archives and, in keeping with the theme, is pleased to share some of our past conservation treatments related to sports. Visit our Facebook page throughout the week to view the treatments.

Kakabeka Falls

CCI's conservation treatment of the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society's Kakabeka Falls painting and frame has been completed. Visit our Facebook page for more.

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CCI News and Highlights

  • CCI Advanced Professional Development Workshop: Cleaning of Painted Surfaces

    The Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Centre de conservation du Québec (CCQ) are pleased to announce that a CCI Advanced Professional Development Workshop entitled Cleaning of Painted Surfaces will be held from to , at the CCQ in Québec (Quebec). The workshop will be given in French and the deadline to apply is . Space is limited so register early!

    Centre de conservation du Québec : Photo E. Forest 2014, © Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec

  • Career Opportunity at CCI

    CCI is pleased to announce a staffing process for the following position: Associate Director General & Director, Research, Conservation and Scientific Services (EX-01)
    Please note that this position is located in Ottawa.
    Closing date:

  • CCI Notes are now available in Spanish

    Thanks to the Centro Nacional de Conservación y Restauración in Chile, the Canadian Conservation Institute's CCI Notes have been translated into Spanish and are available free of charge. Intended for a broad audience, the Notes offer practical advice related to the care, handling and storage of cultural objects. Make use of this great resource!

  • Call for Conservation Treatments -

    The Canadian Conservation Institute is accepting applications until for requests for conservation treatment services for -. Of particular interest are objects related to the many milestones in Canadian history leading up to , the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

  • Adhesive Compendium for Conservation

    CCI is delighted to announce that the Adhesive Compendium for Conservation is now available for purchase. The Compendium offers information, guidelines and research results on the proper use of adhesives in conservation. As an easy reference on an exhaustive range of adhesives, it is an invaluable asset for conservation professionals and students alike.

  • Updated Framework for Preserving Heritage Collections Poster

    CCI is delighted to announce that the updated Framework for Preserving Heritage Collections poster is now available for purchase. The redesigned poster is a quick reference tool that contains valuable information for heritage professionals.

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