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Fine Art Restoration

The Fine Art Restoration section provides resources for arts professionals.
  1. Art Conservation Schools (39)
  2. Art Conservator Interviews (9)
  3. Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs (8)

Career Profile of Fine Art Restorer
Profile of fine art restorer as a career describes what it entails to be a fine art restorer. A fine art restorer repairs damages done to art work such as paintings, murals, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, paper works, etc. The fine art restoration includes cleaning the work and preserving it for the future.

Ways to Ruin Antiques
About.com's Antiques Guide Pamela Wiggins warns how DIY restoration and cleaning may devalue an antique rather than improve it in her cautionary article Ways to Ruin Antiques. The same principles apply to the restoration of fine art and antiquities.

Career Profile of Fine Art Restorer
Profile of fine art restorer as a career describes what it entails to be a fine art restorer. A fine art restorer repairs damages done to art work such as paintings, murals, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, paper works, etc. The fine art restoration includes cleaning the work and preserving it for the future.

Fine Arts Restoration and Conservation FAQs
Fine Arts Restoration and Conservation FAQs Complex, All You Wanted to Know about Fine Art Restoration and Conservation

What Type of Education or Training Is Needed to Work as a Fine Art Conservator?
In the Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Type of Education or Training Is Needed to Work as a Fine Art Conservator?

What Are the Skills Needed to Work as a Fine Art Restorer?
In the Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Are the Skills Needed to Work as a Fine Art Restorer?

What Degree/Certification Is Needed to Work as an Art Restorer or Conservator?
In the Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Type of Degree or Certification Is Needed to Work as a Fine Art Restorer or Art Conservator?

Are There Fine Art Conservation and Restoration Schools?
In the Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as Are There Fine Art Conservation and Restoration Schools?

What Are the Tools of a Fine Art Restorer and Art Conservator?
In the Fine Art Restoration and Conservation FAQs, a set of questions and answers are provided such as What Are the Tools of a Fine Art Restorer and Art Conservator?

Icon, the Institute of Conservation
Icon, the Institute of Conservation is a charity with over 3,000 individual and institutional members to promote the conservation of the UK’s cultural heritage. Their website includes training and career information.

Art Conservation Training
Wikipedia lists the English training programs around the world for fine art restoration in their article Art Conservation Training.

GSA's Art Conservation Resources
General Services Administration’s comprehensive list of Art Conservation Resources including organizations and associations.

Conservation OnLine
Operated by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation, Conservation OnLine (CoOL) is an online resource library filled with conservation information geared for conservators, restorers and collection care specialists.

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