Members Exclusive: Highlights From the NGV Conservation Studio

Wed 10 Jun, 12pm–12.30pm

Past program


This program takes place virtually

With a combined contribution of nearly fifty years at the NGV, Head of Conservation Michael Varcoe-Cocks and Senior Conservator Holly McGowan-Jackson share what happens behind the scenes in the conservation studios, exclusively for NGV Members.

Learn about the history and development of a multi-faceted department comprising of twenty-five specialists. Reflecting on treatment highlights, Michael and Holly share the interesting discoveries and research, and the important skills used every day to ensure the NGV Collection is preserved for future generations.

Michael Varcoe-Cocks, Head of Conservation, NGV
Holly McGowan-Jackson, Senior Conservator of Frames & Furniture, NGV
Members Conservation NGV Collection Virtual