Project updates


Conservation of Art in Public Spaces project online conference (June 4–5, 2021)

Conservation of Art in Public Spaces project online conference (June 4–5, 2021)

The final event of the Conservation of Art in Public Spaces (CAPuS) project is a two-day online conference (June 4–5, 2021) that will feature presentations of the main project results, as well as contributions from international experts in the field of public art conservation. The event is the culmination of the three-year research project that was jointly carried out by 14 partner institutions from five European countries: Italy, Spain, Croatia, Germany and Poland. Participation at the event is free of charge, but registration is compulsory. Please follow the links below for further......


Webinar "Materials and Methods for Public Art Conservation. Strategies for contemporary murals"

Webinar “Materials and Methods for Public Art Conservation. Strategies for contemporary murals”

“MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR PUBLIC ART CONSERVATION. STRATEGIES FOR CONTEMPORARY MURALS” (8-9-10 April, 2021) organized by CESMAR7 ended successfully and with a wide and lively participation. During the three days event, contributions on project results from all the partnership teams alternated with helpful insights for restorers and conservators. The first day opened with Dominique Scalarone (University of Turin, project leader) and saw various speakers on evolution of art in public spaces issues, with the contributions of Maria Fratelli and Clara Amodeo (journalist, Another Scratch in the Wall); subsequently the discussion moved on to......


Third meeting of the CAPuS project (Milan, Italy)

Third meeting of the CAPuS project (Milan, Italy)

The meeting took place in Milan, at  World Trade Center Malpensa Airport on June 11 2019. Each team showed  presentations on past and ongoing activities in WP2, WP3 and WP4. It was a useful and important meeting in order to have updates about the work performed and tasks ahead. The next meeting will be held in October 2019, and will be hosted by the Conservation and Restoration Centre La Venaria Reale....


Second meeting of the CAPuS project (Split, Croatia)

Second meeting of the CAPuS project (Split, Croatia)

The second meeting of the Conservation of Art in Public Spaces (CAPuS) project was held on July 12, 2018 at the University of Split, Croatia. Each team presented the artworks listed in their Initial Selection of Artworks Form (including archival photos, details showing structural and surface issues, artist interviews and analytical results if already available). The criteria for the selection were explained and discussed.  WP10 leader Ilaria Saccani (CESMAR 7) updated the team on the dissemination activities. Toni Tabak (University of Split / Digitize Studio) presented the website and its structure. Group......


CAPuS Facebook page launched

CAPuS Facebook page launched

With the aim of enhancing our social media presence, we have launched a Facebook page. If you want to keep up to date with our news, events, and more, join our Facebook community. If any of your Facebook friends are interested in conservation of public art, make sure to invite them to like our Page!...