Restoration

The restoration laboratory of the National Gallery of Modern Art of Rome is the only structure in Italy that, since 1976, is concerned with the conservation and restoration of contemporary works of art, in addition to the other works of art belonging to the museums under the Soprintendenza.

It operates in sectors that correspond to the materials that constitute the works of art, and carries out highly specialized interventions. At the laboratory there is a rich archive of finished restorations, where, with authorization, consultation may take place.

Activities:

- control of the exhibition environment
- operating sites and expert technical and scientific advice
- projection of conservation and restoration interventions
- direction and experiment of works of restoration
- inspections in state institutions and other entities
- verification of the conservative state of works requested on loan
- supervision of the movement and packaging of works
- accompanying the works during transfers
- Condition Report of the works on loan for temporary exhibitions
- Tutoring for educational internships
- Scientific publications and participation in conferences