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Archaeological Discussion Group

The Archaeological Discussion Group (ADG) is a working group within AIC’s Objects Specialty Group and is open to all AIC members with an interest in archaeological conservation. It is devoted to safeguarding world archaeological heritage and the evidence it preserves of our human past. Our...


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Conservators in Private Practice Group

Formed in 1986, the purpose of Conservators in Private Practice group is to provide a forum for members to exchange information, suggestions, and tips on the exigencies, challenges, and rewards of running private practice conservation businesses. Its mission is to: 1) to improve and support the...


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Book and Paper Group

The purpose of the Book and Paper Group (BPG) is to exchange information through meetings and publications about the conservation of books and paper materials. Its members represent a wide variety of backgrounds and specialties but share a common interest in the preservation and conservation of...


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Wooden Artifacts Group

Formed in 1986, the purpose of the Wooden Artifacts Group (WAG) is to improve knowledge of all subjects related to the conservation of wooden objects, to promote proficiency and skill in the practice of conservation of those objects, and to disseminate technical and professional information...


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Paintings Specialty Group

Formed in 1980, the purpose of the Paintings Specialty Group is to improve knowledge of all subjects relating to the conservation of paintings, to promote proficiency and skill in the practice of paintings conservation, and to disseminate related technical and professional information. The group...


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Research and Technical Studies Group

Formed in 1992, The purpose of the Research and Technical Studies group is to promote the advancement of scientific research in the field of conservation and to promote effective interaction of conservators and scientists in furthering the development of conservation practice. Research issues...


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Electronic Media Group

The Electronic Media Group is for professionals interested in the conservation and display of time-based media artworks—which include modern and contemporary artworks involving video, audio, film, slides, software, electronics, and performance—and other works of cultural heritage that employ...


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Photographic Materials Group

Formed in 1979, making it the first specialty group within AIC, the purpose of the Photographic Materials Group (PMG) is to encourage and facilitate the exchange of ideas and information about photographic conservation and to promote the development of sound conservation practices, to promote...


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Objects Specialty Group

The purpose of the Objects Specialty Group is to support the professional development of its membership who treat a broad range of media and objects, including archaeological and ethnographic, decorative arts and sculpture, contemporary art, and historic collections. Its members include...


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Textile Specialty Group

Formed in 1982, the purpose of the Textile Specialty Group is to support the professional development of textile conservators. The group includes conservators working at museums, in private practice, universities, regional centers, and training programs and provide a valuable professional...