Grampian Hospital Arts Trust is looking for an experienced conservator or conservation company to lead on the conservation of the GHAT collection.
Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Aberdeen City Council, Shared Collective Heritage aims to engage with the people of the North East of Scotland to preserve and celebrate the artistic heritage held in the GHAT collection. An audience of over 20,000 daily experience the artworks in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary alone, with over 5,000 people per day passing through our gallery exhibition and outreach spaces.
GHAT are looking for an experienced conservator or conservation company to lead on the conservation of the GHAT collection. The Conservator will be involved in the conservation of the artworks, and will advise on the heritage priorities of the project. Working with the Steering Group and the Collections Manager to agreed criteria, the Conservator will identify artworks in most need of conservation and/or protection and artworks representative of particular artists for including in the digitisation of the collection, making recommendations and undertaking actions accordingly.
The Conservator will need a track record in heritage conservation projects, and some experience of working with the public. The successful contractor will be available for planning meetings, the evaluation of the project where appropriate, and be available for the presentation of all programmes which form part of the Shared Collective Heritage project.
The fee for this work is £5,000.