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
Postgraduate Diploma in the conservation of easel paintings
Closing date for applications: 2 December 2013
2013 Open Day
Our next open day is on 26th November 2013, please confirm by email or phone before attending.
Internships in the conservation of easel paintings.
Two internships will be offered from September 2014. Tenable for one year, interns may be invited to extend the internship for a further year.