Conservators

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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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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Fine Arts - Visual Culture Bachelor; Honours
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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Mount Allison University
Sackville, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s):
Art History Bachelor
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University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

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

How much do Conservators make?

Low:
$34,278
Average:
$44,990
High:
$97,718

Job openings for Conservators

Job Seekers:
5,600
Job Openings:
5,400