Scientific method

An empirical method of gathering knowledge that includes making observations, measurements, and experiments that are tested to determine the accuracy of a hypothesis

Who is a conservator? What is conservation? Evolving our identities and practice to thrive in an inclusive world

Who is a conservator? What is conservation? The answers to these questions are not written in an eternal text, carved in stone, and unequivocal. ... continue reading

UNESCO definition

Cultural heritage: tangible (moveable, immovable, and underwater)intangible (oral traditions, performing arts, rituals), and natural (cultural landscapes, physical, biological or geological formations)

AIC definitions

A conservator: Saves our cultural heritage physically. They are unique in…the particular expert hands-on technical and decision-making skills they bring to preserving and caring ... continue reading