The Conservation Center

The Conservation Center Otherwise known as The Chicago Conservation Center, we have cared for fine art from some of the country’s most prestigious museums, galleries, corporations, and private collections. The Center is the largest facility of its kind in the US.

"Conserving Art Coast to Coast"

We have an exciting tour on Tuesday July 26th for attendees of the Association of Midwest Museums (AMM) and the Illinois...
07/21/2011
Association of Midwest Museums


We have an exciting tour on Tuesday July 26th for attendees of the Association of Midwest Museums (AMM) and the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) conference, "Museumpalooza". We will also be offering a private WPA mural tour to conference attendees on Wednesday July 27th

The Association of Midwest Museums provides career development and networking opportunities for museum professionals, and serves as a regional forum for museums in the Midwest

Get an exclusive look behind the scenes with The Conservation Center’s new documentary. This video documents our day to ...
07/21/2011
The Center In The News | The Conservation Center

Get an exclusive look behind the scenes with The Conservation Center’s new documentary. This video documents our day to day treatments as well as our recent Advisory Board event for private collectors.

Get an exclusive look behind the scenes with The Conservation Center’s new documentary. This video documents our day to day treatments as well as our recent Advisory Board event for private collectors.

Today's Chicago Women Magazine commemorates Heather Becker, the CEO of The Conservation Center, as one of the most influ...
07/20/2011
100 Women Making a Difference 2011

Today's Chicago Women Magazine commemorates Heather Becker, the CEO of The Conservation Center, as one of the most influential women in The City of Chicago." Check out her story here.

Meet the Chicagoans impacting their fields, our city and the world

Check out our March Newsletter and new website design!
03/15/2011
Newsletter Notice: March 2011 | The Conservation Center

Check out our March Newsletter and new website design!

One of the most important pieces of advice we give homeowners, insurers, curators – really, anyone with severely damaged art on their hands – is “do not assume the artwork is a loss.” Though not everything can be resurrected – even in the capable hands of a trained conservator – a number of work

January Newsletter is out!  The articles about Chinese and Jewish heritage artifacts are on our blog.
01/26/2011
The Conservation Center | Blogging for Collectors and Conservators

January Newsletter is out! The articles about Chinese and Jewish heritage artifacts are on our blog.

The Conservation Center is a renowned art conservation laboratory in Chicago; their blog is frequently updated with information for collectors and conservators alike.

Looking for some good reading on this lovely Friday?  We highly recommend the stories on the National Gallery's webpage ...
12/10/2010
Close Examination | Research | National Gallery, London

Looking for some good reading on this lovely Friday? We highly recommend the stories on the National Gallery's webpage "Close Examination: revealing the stories behind the paintings," based on a recent exhibition.

Last week, while you were thinking about turkey preparations, we posted a favorite paper conservation article and two ar...
11/29/2010
The Conservation Center | Blogging for Collectors and Conservators

Last week, while you were thinking about turkey preparations, we posted a favorite paper conservation article and two articles about art collecting, including one for those who think they couldn't possibly ever be an "Art Collector," in the form of a interview with the art collecting group Diasporal Rhythms.

The Conservation Center is a renowned art conservation laboratory in Chicago; their blog is frequently updated with information for collectors and conservators alike.

We're in USA Today!  The article is about WPA murals, and those fighting to save them, so of course we were excited to t...
11/22/2010
Art Conservation Services. Art Restoration - Art Conservation Center.

We're in USA Today! The article is about WPA murals, and those fighting to save them, so of course we were excited to tell them all about our work here at The Center.

Professional art conservation, restoration services. Paintings, sculpture, paper, historical document restoration, murals, photos.

10/25/2010

In order to better reflect our national focus, The Chicago Conservation Center has rebranded itself as The Conservation Center. Welcome, clients and conservators, to our new page!

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730 N Franklin St
Chicago, IL
60654

The Chicago/Franklin stop on the Brown and Purple lines, the Chicago stop on the Red.

General information

As one of the nation’s leading private art restoration and conservation laboratories, The Conservation Center has cared for fine art from some of the country’s most prestigious museums, galleries, corporations, and private collections. The Center is the largest facility of its kind in the nation. The Center was founded over twenty-four years ago as The Chicago Conservation Center, and has grown to include forty conservators, artisans, and administrators trained from around the world. We provide treatments that satisfy the criteria of most discerning collectors and institutions. The Conservation Center’s expert staff, well-equipped studios, and refined quality of service offer the highest standards in the field. Please note that we have shortened our name to The Conservation Center to represent our national reach.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

+1 312-944-5401

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