Blog: Collection Care

  • A Lifetime of Labels

    by Eve Morley, Collections Services Department Volunteer, 15 August 2016

    The backs of paintings can reveal a great deal about he history of a work of art.

    A Lifetime of Labels

    Digitising hundreds of picture labels

  • New Collecting Awards winners

    by Mark Robertson, Digital Marketing Officer, 11 December 2015

    Julie-Ann Delaney, Curator at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, has been awarded £80,000 of new project funding from the Art Fund.

    New Collecting Awards winners

    New Collecting Awards winners

  • The Indian Connection: Tilly Kettle’s portrait of David Scott

    by Lucinda Lax, Senior Curator, 30 October 2015

    Lucinda Lax introduces a new acquisition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    The Indian Connection: Tilly Kettle’s portrait of David Scott

    Tilly Kettle, 'Portrait of David Scott', about 1775 (detail)

  • Framing Lichtenstein

    by Charlotte Park, Conservation Technician, 03 August 2015 4 Comments

    Charlotte Park, Conservation Technician, discusses the recent process of framing some large Lichtenstein screen prints

    Framing Lichtenstein

    Paper conservation technicians working on ‘Reflections on Crash’ (1990). © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein/DACS 2015

  • 'Letting the art speak for itself'

    by Cai Conduct, Senior Art Handling Technician, 02 December 2014

    Cai Conduct, Senior Art Handling Technician, talks about his experience of planning and installing exhibitions.

    'Letting the art speak for itself'

    Cai Conduct, Senior Art Handling Technician