Caring for Collections in Historic Houses in Ireland

Friday, November 10, 2023 - 09:00 to 16:00
Renehan Hall, Pugin House, South Campus, Maynooth University

The Heritage Council, in association with the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses & Estates, at the Department of History, Maynooth University will host a one-day workshop on Caring for Collections in Historic Houses in Ireland.

This workshop is aimed at all those interested in the care of collections relating to Historic Houses in Ireland, including country house owners, archivists and heritage practitioners. With papers from Irish and International experts, this day-long workshop aims to provide information on collections care, preventative conservation, and disaster planning, while also developing an understanding of the nature and value of the material culture in these collections. Professor Terence Dooley will deliver a plenary address at the workshop on 'The Future of Country House Studies'.

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