Streamline your conservation processes so you can focus on what you do best.

As a conservator, your work bridges art and science. Your responsibilities cover an impressive range of disciplines and activities, managing complex restoration projects, researching preservation methods, tracking exhibition needs, and more. Working closely for over three years with a group of conservators and other museum specialists, we created Conservation Studio, a conservation information system designed from the ground up to support conservators. Natively integrated, with TMS as the central hub for your collection data, Conservation Studio streamlines your conservation processes, and consolidates project management, treatment data, surveys, reporting, and image management in an easy-to-navigate web-based toolset that works the way you do.

Effectively Managing Conservation Processes

This short video follows a day in the life of Jane, a busy conservator who must manage treatment and object preparation for an upcoming exhibition. Learn how Jane modifies her checklist, determines display requirements, and more using efficient, streamlined workflow processes that save her time so she can focus on what she does best—conserving the collection for future generations.

Resources for Conservators

Performance Art and Conservation

Can performance art be conserved? Performance art presents a unique set of challenges for conservators and their collecting institutions, as these works rely so heavily on the artist’s performance. How can such ephemeral art be [...]

Unstable Materials and Conservation: The Art of Preserving Decomposing Objects

With the introduction of unstable materials into the construction of contemporary art, conservators face a completely new set of challenges. How does one protect and stabilize an object that, by nature, is meant to decompose? [...]

Join More than 600 Conservation Professionals at the IIC 2016 Los Angeles Congress

IIC 2016 Los Angeles Congress Los Angeles, CA | September 12-16, 2016 The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC), in collaboration with the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art [...]

TMS Conservation Studio Now Available

Gallery Systems is pleased to announce the release of TMS Conservation Studio, a web-based tool that supports conservators by providing a workspace where all conservation object and project information is consolidated, linked, streamlined and managed. [...]

Conservation Efforts Bring Fragile Persian Carpet into Public View

The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquired a priceless 16th century Persian carpet in 1943, but, due to its fragility, has only been able to display it twice in the 60 years that followed. Made of [...]

Bank of America Art Conservation Project Grant

The Bank of America Art Conservation Project recently released information on the objects that had received conservation treatment in the last year as part of their annual grant project. Thirteen museums in seven countries received [...]

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