Best of the Blogs – June

1. Stirling Archives

Celebrating 40 years open to the public, Stirling Archives has created a fantastic new blog with posts discussing 40 key items in their collection.

2. Art Net

The Buddhas of Bamiyan, two monumental 6th-century statues that were destroyed in 2001 by the Taliban, were brought back to life this month via light projections. Beautiful images of the statues and a video of the projection can be found in the article.

3. University of Aberdeen

Two interesting objects are the focus of this article by Marion Gouriveau, an intern at the University of Aberdeen. Read her account of conserving a miniature book and snail made from papier-mâiché.

4. National Museum of the American Indian

The conservation of a delightful looking incense burner is discussed in this article. Just looking at this is guaranteed to make you smile!

5. The Bowes Museum

Another burning issue is highlighted in this article by the Bowes Museum. It describes salvage training following a fire delivered by the Conservation Advisory Network at the Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters.






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