European Days of Conservation-Restoration 2021
From Monday 4th, to Sunday 10th October 2021, E.C.C.O. propose six themes with their respective posters that will be posted each day. The themes are listed below and E.C.C.O. encourage you to spread them among your colleagues. Please facilitate dissemination by asking your member to translate or summarize posts in English and by sharing your links with E.C.C.O. through emails or social media.
Thanks to the splendid #ECCOCommunity in social media let’s keep the two hashtags for this year as well!
Monday, 4th October
Sharing an institution, Educational Centre, Lab-Science in Conservation Restoration
Cultural Heritage Institutions are the backbone of our profession since they provide access to education, training and research. This day aims to pay tribute to all institutions and engage in sharing state of the art research and education among the E.C.C.O. and ENCoRe countries.
Tuesday, 5th October
Paying tribute to Conservator-Restorers
A day dedicated to the people that have significantly contributed to the field of Conservation – Restoration, whether by their involvement in the recognition of the profession or by pioneering in their work. These people deserve a special thanks and the recognition of the E.C.C.O. community.
Wednesday, 6th October
Sharing Good Practices: Conservation-Restoration treatments of movable Heritage
Our everyday practice involves working with important artworks and objects, a side that is unknown to the final recipients of the work. Whether working in the private or public sector this day provides the opportunity to share good practices!
Dedicated to Movable Heritage you are invited to share exemplary work on movable objects like: sculpture, antiquities, paintings, collections etc.
Thursday, 7th October
Sharing Good Practices: Conservation-Restoration treatments of immovable Heritage
Our everyday practice involves working on important monuments or landscapes, a side that is unknown to the final recipients of the work. Whether working in the private or public sector this day provides the opportunity to share good practices!
Dedicated to Immovable Heritage you are invited to share exemplary work on immovable heritage objects like: listed buildings, temples, wallpainting, mosaics etc.
Friday, 8th October
Heritage at risk: Preservation of tangible cultural heritage in the view of Climate Change
Regardless of the efforts of the Conservation-Restoration community our Heritage is at risk. The main risk factors are identified in the effects of climate change and the lack of professional quality standards. It is important to engage the public in acknowledging the contribution of Conservation-Restoration professionals by explaining and pointing out these risks.
Saturday, 9th October
Interdisciplinarity in Conservation-Restoration: Sustainability, Cooperation & Networking
We don’t work alone! Interdisciplinarity in politics, education, training and research are pillars for the cooperation and networking of the profession leading to sustainability and development. We invite you to share your experiences from institutional corporations to personal networking.
Sunday, 10th October
European Day of Conservation-Restoration
A celebration of the profession! An opportunity for sharing achievements and engaging with the public!