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Conservação e Restauro

Conservation and Restoration Project

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7 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 6,0 OT , Cód. 938037.

- Fernando dos Santos Antunes (1)(2)
- Carla Maria P. Calado Rodrigues do Rego (2)
- Fernando Manuel Conceição Costa (2)
- Ricardo Pereira Triães (2)
- Luís Filipe Raposo Pereira (2)
- Ana Patrícia Bidarra dos Santos Lourenço (2)

(1) Docente Responsável
(2) Docente que lecciona

Not applicable.

1. Apply and develop knowledge in the technical and scientific field of conservation and restoration of cultural heritage, in its functional areas of preservation, conservation and restoration, acquired in the teaching and training process, in the different curricular units of the study cycle.
2. Apply established knowledge and skills and develop new knowledge and technical and scientific skills in new situations related to the labor market – in the economic activity sector of conservation and restoration of integrated and mobile cultural heritage – both at the level of companies in the sector and subsidiary and partner companies; either at the level of entities and organizations (public or private), which own or are responsible for the management, safeguarding and enhancement, and for the preservation, conservation and restoration of cultural heritage, such as: archaeological sites, buildings and monuments (civil, military and religious), museums, archives and libraries, and private collectors.
3. Develop habits and practices of communication and dissemination of studies, investigations and interventions carried out, giving priority to the communication and public presentation of the projects developed, and encouraging and valuing the publication of articles related to the project work or its results, in sector/domain, national and international journals, favouring those that are peer-reviewed, indexed in international bibliographic databases and evaluation systems, and published in open repositories.

A. Development of a conservation-restoration project, based on a written research work, subordinated to the optional specialty for which it is selected, and whose theme and structure will be, previously and necessarily, submitted, discussed and approved with the specialist's professor, who will guarantee their follow-up and guidance;
B. Development of research and investigation on a chosen and approved topic, in a holistic perspective and of multidisciplinary integration of knowledge and skills developed in different scientific and technical areas throughout the study cycle;
C. Preparation and organization of communication and public dissemination of the project's object of study, through oral presentation supported by a multimedia document.

Specialties offered by the Course:
Ceramic Materials; Stone Materials; Altarpieces and Carving; Wood Sculpture; Furniture; Easel Painting; Graphic Documents.

Evaluation Methodology
The final assessment includes the following items:
1. Multimedia computer document to support the oral presentation (10%);
2. Public oral presentation of the object of study of the Project in CR (10%);
3.Conservation and Restoration Project - Written research work (80%).

Additional information:
-The assessment results from the weighting of the 3 assessment items, with students having to obtain at least 10 points to obtain approval;
-Students who have an average equal to or greater than 10 are exempt from the exam;
-Students to be admitted to the exam are required to complete the following assessment elements and obtain at least 10 points in each of these items with a rating. Failure to submit and present them will result in exclusion from the exam:
a)Submission of a proposal for the theme and title of the project work, during the first part of the semester's class period, for the purposes of registration and linking to the theme;
b)Submission of the multimedia computer document, in the second part of the semester class period (10%);
c) Oral presentation, at the end of the class period (10%);
-In the final assessment, at different exam times, all assessment items will always be considered;
-Potential improvements will only be made to written research works, with the remaining assessment items being considered in the final weighting.

- DANIELS, C. (2015). The Stone Restoration Handbook: A practical guide to the conservation repair of stone and masonry paperback. Marlborough: Crowood Press
- DESCAMPS (ed.), F. (0). Methodology for the Conservation of Polychromed Wooden Altarpieces.: An International Conference Organized by the Getty Conservation Institute and the Instituto Andaluz del Patrimonio Histórico, Seville, May 2002. . Acedido em 4 de março de 2021 em https://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_resources/pdf_publications/wooden_altarpieces.html
- OAKLEY, V. e BUYS, S. (1993). The Conservation and Restoration of Ceramics. London: Butterworth, Heinemann
- RIVERS, S. e UMNEY, N. (2012). Conservation of Furniture. Butterworth-Heinemann Series in Conservation and Museology. London: Routledge
- ROTAECHE, M. e ORDOÑEZ, L. e ORDOÑEZ,, C. (1996). Il Mobile: Conservazione e Restauro. Fiosole: Nardini Editore
- SCHWEIDLER, M. (0). The Restoration of Engravings, Drawings, Books, and Other Works on Paper. Translated, edited, and with an introduction, appendix, and glossary by Roy Perkinson.. Acedido em 4 de março de 2021 em https://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_resources/books/restoration_works_on_paper.html
- STONER, J. e RUSHFIELD, R. (2012). Conservation of Easel Paintings. London: Routledge
- TAUBERT, J. (2015). Polychrome Sculpture: Meaning, Form, Conservation. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute.

Teaching Method
1.Sessions will be available for tutorial guidance to monitor the work to be carried out.
2.Sessions or training events may be organised.
3.Participation in educational, scientific and cultural events will be encouraged.

Software used in class
Not applicable.




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