Conservation

Croatian heritage has a friend in Britain

Over the past 25 years, the International Trust for Croatian Monuments has raised more than £500,000 to repair the ravages of war

‘Rescue archaeologists’ head to Iraq

First group of Iraqis trained by British Museum staff return home

New York museum and galleries celebrate Richard Pousette-Dart centenary

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, the late artist’s foundation has also undertaken the conservation of his hospital triptych Presence, Healing Circles

Researchers burst Moholy-Nagy’s bubbles at the Guggenheim

Conservators and plastics experts worked together to examine the warps and flaws in the artist's Plexiglas experiments

Artist transforms French cathedral treasury into an Aladdin’s cave of colour

Jean-Michel Othoniel used his trademark coloured beads to create an immersive environment

Curtain rises on Buddha restoration

Visitors to Boston will see conservators at work

Weimar blazes a trail with restoration of burned books

Library has saved half a million pages since major fire of 2004

Science, then and now, reveals marvels of Medieval manuscripts

Fitzwilliam’s anniversary exhibition breaks ground across the centuries

Cleaning of Chandos Portrait could confirm what Shakespeare looked like

The relic-like painting of the Bard, which hung in the Duke's Theatre in the 1660s, was the first work donated to London's National Portrait Gallery upon its founding

Earthquake in Myanmar damages at least 100 Buddhist pagodas

Tremors from the earthquake were felt in Thailand, India and Bangladesh

Dambulla temple in Sri Lanka will not be stripped of Unesco world heritage status

Organisation issues statement after international press raised concerns that the holy site could be delisted<br> <br>

Former French culture minister calls for halt to restoration of Galerie Vivienne

The character of the 19th-century glass-covered gallery, a National Historic Monument, would be wiped out by the renovation, Jack Lang says

Fears over the future of a Keith Haring mural in New York

The director of the artist’s foundation once called the piece “a lexicon of his vocabulary”

Stone-age skier irreparably damaged by well-intentioned youth

Two minors carved over a pictogram at one of Norway’s most important archaeological sites

Louvre-Lens to restore Le Brun lost after the French Revolution

Painting of Christ once owned by the Sun King went missing for 200 years and was almost completely obscured by age and layers of dirt

All aboard the Mary Rose: Henry VIII’s fully restored warship opens to the public

Visitors will be able to see the Tudor king's favourite vessel up close as protective barriers come down

Seventeen Le Corbusier buildings named World Heritage Sites by Unesco

The stark Modernist structures are on the conservation list along with other sites in the Caribbean, India and Brazil

Getty and Rothschild team up for fellowship supporting 'innovative scholarship'

Art historians and conservators will study at the Getty in Los Angeles and Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire

Wake-up call: climate change is serious threat to our heritage

As the Unesco World Heritage Committee convenes in Istanbul, a recent report by the organisation highlights sites under threat from global warming<br>

MoMA breathes life into Bruce Conner’s gas chamber sculpture

The haunting work titled CHILD goes on show in New York after two decades away from the public eye

International Council of Museums conference: institutions asked to think beyond collections

Participants in Milan will ponder the relationship between museums and the cultural landscape<br>

Peggy Guggenheim’s Picasso goes a whiter shade of pale

The artist's The Studio restored to its original brightness

When disasters strike, keep calm and conserve

Facing physical, financial and political catastrophe, leading conservators share their survival strategies