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What do Conservators do?

Conservators restore and conserve paintings, photographs, sculptures, furniture, pottery, and other works of art / antiquity. They provide consultation to museums, art galleries, and individuals, and supervise conservation technicians / other museum technicians. They may specialize in a particular conservation field.

How to become: Conservators

You usually need a university degree. To be a conservator, you need a master's degree in art conservation or a college diploma in conservation technology and several years' experience in conservation work. Many recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 2 in 5 have a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Conservators

Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Visual Arts - History of Art and Visual Culture Bachelor; Honours
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The University of Queensland
Brisbane, AU

Related Program(s):
Art History Bachelor
Advanced Humanities - Art History Bachelor; Honours
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Fine Arts - Visual Culture Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Art History Bachelor
Art History Bachelor; Honours
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University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Art History Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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