The Gallery's Conservation Department performs one of the Gallery's core functions, the long-term preservation of all Collection items, to make them accessible now and in future.
Fulfilling the long-term preservation of all collection items in order to make them accessible now and in the future.
Please help us with important conservation projects which we cannot begin without further funding.
In 2021 the Gallery was delighted to receive a grant from the UKRI-AHRC ‘Capability for Collections Fund’ to allow the urgent replacement and upgrade of core equipment and instruments in conservation and digitisation.
A major research project on early painting practice and the production of portraits in the Tudor and Jacobean periods.
A print conservation project looking at a selection of five engravings, charting the conservation process.