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New photographic materials conservation practice launched

We are very excited to announce the creation of a new conservation studio - Lux and Livre ( which is offering a free consultation for potential funding bids. 

Lux & Livre are specialists in the conservation of photographic materials, books and paper. From conserving a single object to…


Added by Sarah Peacock on August 24, 2020 at 16:30 — No Comments

ICON Photographic Materials Group – student bursary for ICON Conference 2016

The ICON Photographic Materials Group are pleased to announce that they will be providing funding for one student to attend the ICON Conference 2016 “Turn and Face the Change”. The bursary will cover the conference fee of £225 plus subsistence and travel expenses up to the value of £150.

To apply for funding please submit a 200 word essay explaining what your interest…


Added by Sarah Peacock on February 5, 2016 at 12:00 — No Comments

Icon PhMG event - Photography: A Victorian Sensation in Focus

Icon Photographic Materials Group, Icon Scotland Group and National Museums Scotland are proud to present:

Photography: A Victorian Sensation in Focus

An afternoon of talks exploring the challenges addressed in the curation, conservation and design of a major exhibition of photographic material.

Date: 15th September 2015

Time: 12.45 – 17.00 (+ optional Icon PhMG AGM: 10.30; exhibition ticket pick-up from 10.00 onwards)



Added by Sarah Peacock on August 8, 2015 at 8:27 — No Comments

Icon Photographic Materials Group AGM 2015

Icon Photographic Materials Group will be holding its AGM on the morning of the 15th September 2015 at the National Museum of Scotland. If you would like to attend, then please email us at and reserve your place as spaces are limited.

Please note, the venue for the event, the Dunfermline Room, is set out in a lecture room layout. While there is lift access to the floor where the room is located, the banked seating…


Added by Sarah Peacock on August 8, 2015 at 8:25 — No Comments

Exhibition and Conference: ICON PhMG presents "Sharing Photographic Collections: Digitisation and Display"

Icon Photographic Materials Group is pleased to announce that we will be co-hosting a one day event with Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales on the theme of digitisation and display to coincide with their exhibition, Historic Photography Uncovered and the recent launch of their online database of images from their historic photography collections.

Speakers at the…


Added by Sarah Peacock on March 27, 2015 at 11:30 — No Comments

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