The Hamilton Kerr Institute is a department of the Fitzwilliam Museum. The Institute undertakes the conservation of easel paintings for public and publicly shown collections as well as the Museum.
In this environment the Institute aims to educate painting conservators to the highest standard and to contribute to scientific, technical and art historical research.
The institute hosts a number of archives, carries a continual programme of inter-disciplinary research in addition to the conservation services and teaching on offer.
News & Events
- News: Gerry Hedley Symposium – June 2013
Re-discovering Cotman and Crome: Seeing through Paintings
This exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (1st December 2012 - 17th March 2013) is part of the outcome of research carried out by Rose Miller at the Hamilton Kerr Institute.
Internships in the conservation of easel paintings.
Two internships will be offered from September 2013. Tenable for one year, interns may be invited to extend the internship for a further year.
2013 Open Day
on 14th January 2013, please confirm by email or phone before attending.
Painting Restoration Before La Restauration: The Origins of the Profession in France
Ann Massing has published the third volume in the series 'Painting and Practice'
Lecture by Rose Miller at Norwich Castle Museum
The Materials and Techniques of John Sell Cotman and John Crome