In the Monumental Art programme at the School of Conservation we tackle the preservation of such entities as metal and stone sculptures, chalk and other murals and building surfaces such as mosaic and coloured plaster.
The conservation and restoration of free and architecturally related sculptures, murals and architectural surfaces are the programme’s principal areas of study.
The objective of the department’s teaching is to equip the student to analyse causes and contexts in the deterioration of objects and materials within the areas covered by the curriculum. This includes deterioration caused by the environment. Emphasis is also placed on the acquisition of practical skills in disciplines, which relate to the conservation and restoration of monumental art.