Conservation

17 Dec Conservation works on the collection moving forward … and presenting one of those completed for Christmas 2016.

Another project completed! One of the very few Early Renaissance paintings on panel is now conserved and restored ready to go on display. In the meantime its on show in an exhibition at the National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta. The painting was in a critical...

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14 Jan Conservation: ‘Christ and the Samaritan Woman’ by Maltese artist Stefano Erardi (1630-1716) just back from conservation

Just back from conservation works at Heritage Malta's Conservation Division at Bighi (Kalkara, Malta) and it looks stunning! The artist's vibrant colours are back to life as layers of varnish have been removed to reveal the original once again. Thanks to the Friends of the National Museum...

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13 Jan Conservation: MUŻikA – recovering the lost voice of an eighteenth-century square piano

     We are currently restoring a late eighteenth century square piano. MUŻikA is a multidisciplinary project which brings together Heritage Malta conservators and curators and external expertise, including expertise in the restoration of musical instruments, working together on a project which the first of its kind. The project concerns...

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