Continuing education program
Since many decades, INP is the reference for the continuing education of heritage professionals in France. It offers 1 to 4-day training courses adapted to the needs and the evolution of the field.
Each year, more than 60 short-training sessions are proposed thanks to the selection of experts and the investment of INP’s team devoted to continuing education, that to say 9 persons and a wide network of specialists and institutions worldwide. Continuing education trainings attract about 1200 per year and each participant receive a certificate of participation delivered by INP after the training.
Depending on the issues and techniques addressed, the courses take place in Paris (department of curators), in Aubervilliers (department of conservators-restorers), in Marseille (Institut Méditerranéen des Métiers du Patrimoine (I2MP) in collaboration with the MuCEM) or with local authorities. In 2019, some experts will come from Victoria and Albert Museum (London), The school of historical dress (London), National Gallery of Art (Washington), Delaware University (Newark), University of applied sciences (Bern) and Tate Britain (London).
In 2019, different sessions will deal with precise subjects relative to preventive conservation, collection management, exhibitions, law. insurance, digital communication, media training, publishing, funding, looted heritage, lost heritage, public service ethics and commitment. It will concern museums, as well as historical monuments, archives, libraries, archaeological sites, religious buildings, underwater cultural heritage, and so. Some subjects can be focused on the conception of a building devoted to heritage, as well as on the collection themselves from the identification, handling , framing or conservation (drawings, prints, photographs, textiles, costumes, paintings, metallic structures) to the knowledge of materials (preservation materials, contemporary and urban art, natural dyes, ) and conservation innovative techniques (for metals, paper, books, parchment, leather, paintings on wood panels, cleaning of various types of paintings).
For the first time in France, the ICCROM methodology for reorganizing museum storage will be proposed in a RE-ORG workshop at INP (in French).
The candidates to the continuing education program need to fill a form, to indicate the training they choose and to precise if the training will be taken in charge by themselves or their institution/enterprise.
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According to the subject, training session are organized by the department of curators or the department of conservators. For further details about the training sessions, please contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
INP also proposes customized training in function with the specific needs of foreign institutions or public and private bodies. Please contact : email@example.com for further advice and information.