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Preserving What Matters to You, with You. 


The most modern private lab in Australia, Endangered Heritage provides Conservation services to the public, to museums, galleries, archives and libraries. 

  • Our qualified conservators have extensive professional experience and each have specialist training in a particular field of conservation. These include: textiles, paintings, frames, objects, metals, paper, books, photographs and technology.  Please check the "Our Team" section of the website to learn more.
  • In addition to treatment, Endangered Heritage are suppliers of a wide range of archival and preservation tools and supplies, enabling our clients to better care for their collections and treasures while on display or in storage.
  • Our range of specialist art supplies continues to grow and includes Kremer pigments, Albox, Liberon, Intercept and Birch. Including gold leaf, book binding materials, hard to source haberdashery supplies and leather and wood care products.

Recent Treatment


Smashed Chinese lamp base:  "Yes, we can..."

This lamp base had been smashed during shipping from the UK to Australia and arrived in a tub with over 20 major fragments.

 

Andrew did a trial build to determine the correct sequence of repair and then adhered the sections with an archivaly stable adhesive.  Losses were filled with marble loaded acrylic polymer.  Final inpainting was carried out using acrylic polymer and Kremer pigments with an acrylic gloss top coat.


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Upcoming Workshops:

Occpational health and Safety training is available for collectors and home enthusiasts with ACT libraries 


Mitigating toxic risks in colelctions? Many historic items are toxic or become dangerous over time. Past insect treatments or chemicals used in manufacturer can make items dangerous for handling or keeping. Stop your collection from harming you! is a workshop running over 2 days to help guide on personal safety for collectors. On the 16th and 17th Oct. This professional training is a must do, for registration staff, intake/loan officers and volunteer managers in the museum sector. 


Pack up your dress

Wedding dresses, debutant ball gowns cocktail dresses some are so hard to store. Drop off your dress by the 18th of Oct and we will re-group on the 28th Oct to share stories and techniques on how to best store and preserve your fabulous frock and memories. $330 includes boxing, tissue and tutorial.



Asset managment support: This course will help you to plan and prepare for the better care of your art assets. Learn about handling, transporting and the effects of environmental impacts. Be prepared for flood, fire or insects and learn how to respond. Important insurance issues and loan issues if you are approached to display the work. We will cover everything from collection documentation to disaster plan implementation.