51 30 The conservation professional shall strive to attain the highest possible standards in all aspects of conservation, including, but not limited to, preventive conservation, examination, documentation, treatment, research, and education. XIII. We follow the AIC Code of Ethics in all our conservation and restoration undertakings. This document, the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC), sets forth the principles that guide conservation professionals and others who are involved in the care of cultural property. The conservation professional shall contribute to the evolution and growth of the profession, a field of study that encompasses the liberal arts and the natural sciences. The conservation professional should use the following guidelines and supplemental com-mentaries together with the AIC Code of Ethics in the pursuit of ethical practice. The AIC Code of Ethics. Each treatment will be done in compliance with the American Institute of Conservation (AIC) Code of Ethics. All actions of the conservation professional must be governed by an informed respect for the cultural property, its unique character and significance, and the people or person who created it. I. The commentaries are separate documents, created by the AIC membership, that are intended to amplify this document and to accommodate growth and change in the field. Click here for more information about conservation. 0000002771 00000 n The AIC asks that all AIC Members, ACs and CPCs to commit to the following AIC Constructor Code of Ethics. Our philosophy – “do no harm” – is aligned with the code of ethics and guidelines published by the American Institute for Conservation (AIC… History of the Paper Conservation Wiki. 0000006616 00000 n 0000003469 00000 n We also offer several workshop and tour options before and after the conference. H��W�r�8}�W�#U%!��. ): A range of opinions exists on the part of all owners and custodians (and conservators) about the justification for and degree of inpainting. In 1963, it adopted the Mur ray Pease Report, prepared by its Professional R elations Committee, in w hich a formu-lation of standards of practice was proposed. The conservation professional shall act with honesty and respect in all professional relationships, seek to ensure the rights and opportunities of all individuals in the profession, and recognize the specialized knowledge of others. The commentaries are separate documents, created by the AIC membership, that are intended to amplify this document and to accommodate growth and change in the field. 0000002172 00000 n Long term stability is our highest priority. 0000000016 00000 n (Factors of resale are often an issue in con… 0000002683 00000 n Cultural property consists of individual objects, structures, or aggregate collections. Lindy holds a bachelors degree in visual art with a minor in art history and was employed in the conservation lab at Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library prior to starting her own book and paper conservation business. This document, the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC), sets forth the principles that guide conservation professionals and others who are involved in the care of cultural property. Conservation is the preservation of cultural heritage for future generations. when there are allegations of unethical behavior. 0000003145 00000 n Partner with us to further that mission. 51 0 obj <> endobj “The primary goal of conservation professionals, individuals with extensive training and special expertise, is the preservation of cultural property.”-Preamble to the AIC Code of Ethics Durant | 06 2020 ‘“Vocational awe” refers to the set of ideas, values, and assumptions librarians have about themselves and Advocate for public policy that values the enduring evidence of human imagination, creativity, and achievement. 0000003221 00000 n It ensures that we act at all times to ensure the protection and conservation of cultural material, as well as to promote the standing, accountability and standards of the profession within the Australian community. It ensures that we act at all times to ensure the protection and conservation of cultural material, as well as to promote the standing, accountability and standards of the profession within the Australian community. 0000002649 00000 n The American Institute for Conservation and the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation work together to promote the preservation and protection of cultural heritage. According to principle VII in the AIC Code of Ethics, conservators must create “permanent” documentation, but most documentation generated today is digital. trailer 0000000896 00000 n The board will direct the appropriate committee to prepare the amendments for vote in accordance with procedures described in Section VII of the Bylaws. This contribution may be made by such means as continuing development of personal skills and knowledge, sharing of information and experience with colleagues, adding to the profession’s written body of knowledge, and providing and promoting educational opportunities in the field. 0000001313 00000 n 0000011437 00000 n The History of Conservation in Canada: Developments to the Early 1970’s Journal of IIC-CG Vol 5 • Ward, Phillip. 0000006891 00000 n One of the most important principles in a conservator's code of ethics is that treatments should be reversible, which means that one must be able to undo any treatment in the future. Moreover, many art museums now collect digital artworks that need to be stored differently from objects in traditional media. The American Institute for Conservation (AIC) is the leading membership association for current and aspiring conservators and allied professionals who preserve cultural heritage. The conservation professional should use the following guidelines and supplemental commentaries together with the AIC Code of Ethics in the pursuit of ethical practice. %PDF-1.4 %���� The Code of Ethics and the Conservation of Art on Paper> Cornelis L. Van Horne Ethical Considerations of the Conservator in Private Practice WAAC ... One of the more unusual presentations at the AIC meeting in Philadelphia this year was given by Reid Mandel, currently a law clerk to a Justice of the Supreme Court of Minnesota. The conservation professional shall practice within the limits of personal competence and education as well as within the limits of the available facilities. From: Robert J. Milevski Date: Friday, April 1, 1994 I am in the process of writing an article and have been reviewing DistList postings from June and July 1993, among other gangling things, which had to do with collections conservation as well as the AIC Code of Ethics revision. Advocate for Conservation You are the voice for cultural materials preservation. 0000006121 00000 n While recognizing the right of society to make appropriate and respectful use of cultural property, the conservation professional shall serve as an advocate for the preservation of cultural property. I think Marian has said a great deal which applies to archival materials. The commen- taries are separate documents, created by the AIC membership, that are intended to amplify this document and to accommodate growth and change in the field. Cultural property consists of individual objects, structures, or aggregate collections. The conservation professional shall document examination, scientific investigation, and treatment by creating permanent records and reports. Each conservation professional has an obligation to promote understanding of and adherence to this Code of Ethics. 0000002903 00000 n Clock Dial Conservation and Restoration. The promotion of ethical conduct and professionalism among Constructors is essential to the standing of the construction profession, and we welcome as members all professionals who share this belief. 0000002815 00000 n The conservation professional should use the following guidelines and supplemental com- mentaries together with the AIC Code of Ethics in the pursuit of ethical practice. From: Don Etherington <70304.3023> Date: Friday, July 2, 1993 Ethics - Section VII Professional Conduct #5 "The Collection Conservation Issue" Being the one responsible for bringing to the AIC membership the issue of how a Collection Conservator can be given his/her rightful standing in the AIC membership listing, specifically P.A. 0000001713 00000 n The commen-taries are separate documents, created by the It is material which has significance that may be artistic, historical, scientific, religious, or social, and it is an invaluable and irreplaceable legacy that must be preserved for future generations. when there are allegations of unethical behavior. xref Entitled Standards of … 0000010546 00000 n the AIC Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice.1 In practical terms, this definition requires that the conservator possess the expertise to preserve cultural heritage in a way that retains the integrity of the object, building or site, including its I. 0000005709 00000 n -Preamble to the AIC Code of Ethics american institute for conservation Durant | 05 2018| Uncasville, CT “Vocational awe” refers to the set of ideas, values, and assumptions librarians have about themselves and the profession that result in beliefs that libraries as institutions are inherently good and sacred, and therefore beyond critique. The conservation professional must strive to select methods and materials that, to the best of current knowledge, do not adversely affect cultural property or its future examination, scientific investigation, treatment, or function. AIC CODE OF ETHICS . AIC CODE OF ETHICS . The commentaries are separate documents that amplify the code and accommodate growth and change in the field. The Paper Conservation Wiki was created in 2009 as a subset of the BPG Wiki when the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC) launched the AIC Wiki. -Preamble to the AIC Code of Ethics american institute for conservation Durant | 05 2018| Uncasville, CT “Vocational awe” refers to the set of ideas, values, and assumptions librarians have about themselves and the profession that result in beliefs that libraries as institutions are inherently good and sacred, and therefore beyond critique. CODE OF ETHICS of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works PREAMBLE The primary goal of conservation professionals, individuals with extensive training and special expertise, is the preservation of cultural property. 0000001442 00000 n 0000001233 00000 n Each conservation professional has an obligation to promote understanding of and adherence to this Code of Ethics. The Nature of Conservation: A Race Against Time The Getty Conservation Institute, Marina del Rey, 1986 • CAC code of ethics and guidance for practice With more than 40 years’ of experience, John Canning & Co’s professional conservators are experts in the realm of conservation and preservation. This document, the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC), sets forth the principles that guide conservation professionals and others who are involved in the care of cultural property. … The conservation professional shall recognize a responsibility for preventive conservation by endeavoring to limit damage or deterioration to cultural property, providing guidelines for continuing use and care, recommending appropriate environmental conditions for storage and exhibition, and encouraging proper procedures for handling, packing, and transport. startxref We follow the AIC Code of Ethics in all our conservation and restoration undertakings. The Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) provides guidance to conservators in the ethical practice of conservation. I hold to the highest standards set by AIC code of ethics. 1. Comments on AIC document dated May 21, 1993, titled: "Discussion Document: Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice" Elizabeth C. Welsh June 19, 1993 > CODE OF ETHICS AND GUIDELINES FOR PRACTICE PREAMBLE > The preservation of cultural property is the primary goal of > the conservation … Amendments: Proposed amendments to the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice must be initiated by petition to the AIC Board of Directors from at least five members who are Fellows or Professional Associates of AIC. An example of a code of ethics and guidelines for practice were created by the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). %%EOF endstream endobj 52 0 obj<> endobj 53 0 obj<> endobj 54 0 obj<>/ColorSpace<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC/ImageI]/ExtGState<>>> endobj 55 0 obj<> endobj 56 0 obj<> endobj 57 0 obj[/ICCBased 71 0 R] endobj 58 0 obj[/Indexed 57 0 R 255 74 0 R] endobj 59 0 obj[/Indexed 57 0 R 255 76 0 R] endobj 60 0 obj[/Indexed 57 0 R 255 78 0 R] endobj 61 0 obj[/Indexed 57 0 R 255 73 0 R] endobj 62 0 obj[/Indexed 57 0 R 255 72 0 R] endobj 63 0 obj<> endobj 64 0 obj<> endobj 65 0 obj<> endobj 66 0 obj<>stream This document outlines the AIC Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice in conservation professions. The Code of Ethics and Archival Conservation by Norvell Jones. 0000014668 00000 n The clock dials (moon dials) are stabilized and restored to as near original condition as possible to maintain their value. Most people judge the merits and limitations of inpainting on a case-by-case basis. 0000002727 00000 n The conservation professional shall strive to attain the highest possible standards in all aspects of conservation, including, but not limited to, preventive conservation, examination, documentation, treatment, research, and education. To provide information helpful to the establishment of present and future preservation criteria and to add to the profession's body of knowledge. Each conservation professional has an obligation to promote understanding of and adherence to this Code of Ethics. 0000010682 00000 n AIC Code of Ethics for Constructors The construction profession relies upon a system of ethical competence, management excellence, and fair dealing in undertaking complex works to serve the public with safety, efficiency, and economy. <<445BDF3279DBED48A1C723F4AA9B8A55>]>> The conservation professional should use the following guidelines and supplemental commentaries together with the AIC Code of Ethics in the pursuit of ethical practice. The conservation professional shall practice in a manner that minimizes personal risks and hazards to co-workers, the public, and the environment. The conservation professional shall promote an awareness and understanding of conservation through open communication with allied professionals and the public. We have translations of the code in other languages as well as in-depth commentary on each guideline under "Organizational Documents" on our association's, Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice, Distinguished Award for Advancement of the Field, Library and Archives Conservation Discussion Group, Emerging Conservation Professionals Network, AIC Wiki: Resources for Emerging Conservation Professionals, Conservation Wiki: Photographic Materials, FAIC/Mellon Photograph Workshop Scholarship, Professional Development Grants & Scholarships, Build Relationships with Emergency Responders, Engage Your Network with Education, Training, and Activities, Courses in Emergency Management for Cultural Heritage Responders, Emergency Planning Toolkit for Tribal Cultural Institutions, Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) Program, 47th Annual Meeting in New England (2019). First, the firm should subscribe to the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. AIC Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice Organization American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works Full Date(s) of Adoption and/or Amendment Adopted 1968; Amended May 1985; Revised August 1994 Web Address (URL) Cultural property consists of individual objects, structures, or aggregate collections. This document, the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC), sets forth the principles that guide conservation professionals and others who are involved in the care of cultural property. Such documentation is considered to be an integral part of a conservation professional's legal and ethical obligations as articulated in the AIC's Code of Ethics and Guidelines of Practice. Professional associates and fellows of AIC agree to abide by this code. The conservation profess ional should use the following G uidelinesand supplemental Commentariestogether with the AIC Code of Ethicsin the pursuit of ethical practice. 0000006376 00000 n Owner (institution, collector, dealer, etc. 0000014071 00000 n The Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) provides guidance to conservators in the ethical practice of conservation. American Institute for Conservation (AIC), was the first ofany ofthese groups to attempt to defi ne these ethics. While circumstances may limit the resources allocated to a particular situation, the quality of work that the conservation professional performs shall not be compromised. This document, the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), sets forth the principles that guide conservation professionals and others who are involved in the care of cultural property. We host an annual meeting & conference that features more than 200 presentations given over three days and on a variety of conservation and collection care topics. 0000011242 00000 n 0000010412 00000 n We use careful, detailed methods that are in keeping with the high professional standards outlined in the AIC Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice. In striving to achieve this goal, conservation professionals assume certain obligations to the cultural property, to its owners and custodians, to the conservation profession, and to society as a whole. Required Reading • Ruggles, Mervyn. Acceptance of amendments or changes must be affirmed by at least two-thirds of all AIC Fellows and Professional Associates voting. 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