The profession that melds art with science to preserve cultural material for the future. Conservation protects our heritage, preserves our legacy,
and ultimately, saves our past for generations to come.
The Foundation conducts conservation education, research, and outreach activities that increase understanding of our global cultural heritage. Learn how to support its work.
We promote materials and technological expertise and mastery of conservation techniques. We are dedicated to service in the field, research, sharing knowledge with others, and continued education.
Join the professional community that has unparalleled expertise in caring for our cultural heritage. By informing, empowering, and connecting with each other, we ensure it is not lost or forgotten.
Update your information
Search for members
Connect with colleagues
See what we offer
You are the voice for cultural materials preservation. Advocate for public policy that values the enduring evidence of human imagination, creativity, and achievement. Join our efforts.
Conservators play a vital role in protecting and preserving the art, objects, and historic sites that tell the story of our lives. Become a Friend to support their work and learn how conservation affects the world around us.
Get immediate assistance from our team of National Heritage Responders.