Conservation

Heritage Malta’s Conservation Division battling at the frontline to conserve artefacts for the new ‘Military History Museum’

Throughout its existence, Heritage Malta has taken up various projects to preserve and make accessible most of the national cultural heritage collections and sites. Most of these projects would not have been possible if the national agency did not have multidisciplinary teams to sustain the requirements to execute them. Foremost among such teams is the […]

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Heritage Malta with an Intense Line-up of Initiatives

An open day, a special offer, reduced entrance fees and a special tour of the paper conservation labs: Heritage Malta is about to treat the public with a series of initiatives which promise to be a great opportunity for all those who hold our cultural heritage to heart. The first of these initiatives is a […]

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Unique opportunity to purchase a limited edition of a Sebastiano Pauli historical map

Heritage Malta has just issued a limited edition of 250 re-strikes pulled from the original plate (with only 200 being released for sale) of a map by Sebastiano Pauli on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the national agency for museums, conservation practice and cultural heritage. The title of the map is ISOLE di […]

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“Caring for our Cultural Heritage” conference by Heritage Malta

On Friday 13th September, Heritage Malta is organizing a conference entitled “Caring for our Cultural Heritage”. The conference is open to all and will feature various research projects undertaken by the agency’s employees, in the various fields of cultural heritage. The conference, divided in three sessions, will feature various presentations by Heritage Malta employees. The […]

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Short course on further uses of Laser Cleaning Equipment (Smartclean II)

Heritage Malta employees have been trained in the use of laser cleaning equipment and the general uses of lasers for the cleaning of stone and cultural heritage materials. As project partner in the Lithos Project, a project partly funded through the cross border cooperation Operational Programme Italia-Malta 2007-2013, Heritage Malta has invested in a variety […]

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A resplendent side facade unveiled at the Inquisitor’s Palace, Birgu

The facade of the Inquisitor’s Palace has been given a face-lift following restoration works by Heritage Malta. The scaffold has just been removed to unveil a great job done by Heritage Malta at the Inquisitor’s Palace. This is a pleasant addition in line with the ongoing research, conservation, and upgrade of the palace collections. It […]

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“The Art and Craft of Masonry Construction – Design, Stereotomy & Conservation”

Final Conference and Exhibition to be held at the Malta Maritime Museum Heritage Malta will be organising an international conference and exhibition entitled “The Art and Craft of Masonry Construction – Design, Stereotomy & Conservation” as part of the Lithos Project undertaken by the agency. The Lithos Project spanning over a two-year period started in […]

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Back to Life

Heritage Malta has prepared a full programme of activities to mark its tenth anniversary. The first event showcases the vital work undertaken by Heritage Malta’s Conservation Departments. The exhibition, entitled “Back to Life”, shows how painstakingly careful work by highly trained and professional Heritage Malta conservators bring damaged cultural heritage artefacts back to life. This […]

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Heritage Malta Bighi Open Day

[youtube=http://youtu.be/nPO822VRRGY]Visit Bighi on Sunday 28 October and learn more on the invaluable work being done by Heritage Malta, the national agency for museums, conservation practice and cultural heritage. Several activities and exhibitions will be held throughout the day to showcase the agency’s efforts in ensuring a future to our past. Guided tours of Bighi will […]

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Friends of the National Museum of Fine Arts fund restoration project

The Friends of the National Museum of Fine Arts, thanks to membership fees and fund raising activities, managed to successfully raise enough funds to sponsor the restoration of an antique frame of Jusepe Ribera?s ?St Stephen?, a seventeenth century masterpiece that currently forms part of Heritage Malta?s National Museum of Fine Arts Collection. The presentation […]

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