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American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) is a membership organization for conservation professionals primarily from the United States. Established in 1977, AIC encourages discussion, research, education, and publication of ideas and practices in the field of art conservation. It provides a Code of Ethics and Guidelines of Practice to be followed by all members. AIC sponsors annual conferences, publishes a newsletter (4x/year) and professional journal (3x/year). The organization has subgroups in the areas of paintings, book and paper, photographs, textiles, objects, wooden artifacts, and research.

Web Address
Postal Address AIC

1156 15th Street NW Suite 320

 Washington DC 20005-1714
Phone +1 202 452 9545
Fax +1 202 452 9328
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Conferences / seminars

Courses / workshops

Grants / funding

Grant forms available online

Publishes newsletter

Publishes journal

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Publications viewable online

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Publishes info sheets

Publishes tech info sheets

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Categories Membership organization
Website Languages English


Referral list at

Journal=JAIC: Journal of the American Institute for Conservation (3/year)

Newsletter =AIC News (quarterly)

AIC Directory (annual): hard copy, mailed to members and available for purchase