Category Archives: Field Trips

Work experience at Chester Beatty Library

As part of our work as conservators for the Derry and Raphoe Collection, we undertake regular training to keep us up to date with new conservation developments but also to get a better understanding of conservation work required on different … Continue reading

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Xu Bing Installation

A couple weeks ago when I visited the other interns in London I had a chance to visit a Xu Bing installation at the British Museum. From the front of the light box you see what looks like a traditional … Continue reading

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Interns Visit

Yesterday eight of the ICON interns and myself had a fantastic visit to the Tate Britain where Eleanor Johnson  is currently doing an internship in paper conservation and the British Museum where Carol Peacock is working on Chinese scrolls and … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

Very sorry for the abrupt stop to my blogging about D&R. I spent the last two weeks on holiday showing a dear friend around Ireland. While I was on vacation I did manage to fit in two “bookie” visits that … Continue reading

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Field Trip!

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about a stained glass conservator/restorer workshop nearby called Art Glass. Well, today we went to visit their workshop and had a chance to see some of the projects they are currently working … Continue reading

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Art Glass

My boss Jenny got a call yesterday from a stained glass restorer inquiring about the upcoming IPCRA meeting our studio will be hosting in April. Turns their glass studio, called Art Glass is right around the corner from us! Two and a half years at … Continue reading

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Benburb Priory

Last week Jenny and I went on a little field trip to Benburb Priory, a Servite Priory located in East Tyrone. I have never been to a priory and to be honest was not sure what exactly went on at … Continue reading

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