6 episodes

For nearly 50 years, museum and heritage professionals worldwide have looked to the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) for their expertise. Now, CCI and CHIN are looking to share their stories through interviews with current and former staff members as well as key figures in the fields of conservation and collections management. If you are starting a career in cultural heritage or are simply curious to learn about what goes on behind the scenes at CCI and CHIN, this is the podcast for you.

CCI and CHIN: In Our Words Canadian Conservation Institute

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    • 4.7, 15 Ratings

For nearly 50 years, museum and heritage professionals worldwide have looked to the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) for their expertise. Now, CCI and CHIN are looking to share their stories through interviews with current and former staff members as well as key figures in the fields of conservation and collections management. If you are starting a career in cultural heritage or are simply curious to learn about what goes on behind the scenes at CCI and CHIN, this is the podcast for you.

    Judy Logan: adventures of an archaeological conservator

    Judy Logan: adventures of an archaeological conservator

    You know that archeologists are often the ones excavating artefacts, which you can then visit in a museum. But, what happens between the excavation and the display? That’s where Judy Logan comes in. She was an archeological conservator at the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) from 1981 to 2006. She was also one of the first graduates of the Queen’s University Master of Art Conservation program. Join your hosts, Kelly Johnson and Nathalie Nadeau Mijal, as they ask Judy about working as a conservator at CCI and around the world.

    "CCI and CHIN: In Our Words" is a podcast for museum and heritage professionals who want a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the work of the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN).

    • 47 min
    Brian Arthur: Director of CCI, 1976–1980

    Brian Arthur: Director of CCI, 1976–1980

    Your hosts, Nathalie Nadeau Mijal and Kelly Johnson, interview Brian Arthur, who was the second director of the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI). He held this post between 1976 and 1980. Originally from the United Kingdom, Brian Arthur became a world-renowned expert in the conservation of pottery (or as he calls it, "sticking pots together"). He moved to Canada in the early 1970s to work at the Historic Sites Division of Parks Canada. In this episode, you will discover how he guided CCI through challenging early days to become a worldwide leader in conservation.

    "CCI and CHIN: In Our Words" is a podcast for museum and heritage professionals who want a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the work of the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN).

    • 43 min
    Season Tse: conservation scientist

    Season Tse: conservation scientist

    In this episode, your hosts, Nathalie Nadeau Mijal and Kelly Johnson, interview Season Tse. Season started working at CCI as a conservation scientist in 1984 (the same year as our previous guest, Charlie Costain). What do conservation scientists do? They work on projects aimed at understanding the material, chemical and technical aspects of heritage materials. They also research and test different conservation techniques. Season, in particular, is well known for her conservation work on ink and textiles and for testing sensitivity to light exposure. In this interview, we talked in a more general sense about her work ethic and how CCI has evolved over the years.

    "CCI and CHIN: In Our Words" is a podcast for museum and heritage professionals who want a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the work of the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN).

    • 35 min
    Charlie Costain: scientist and heritage advocate

    Charlie Costain: scientist and heritage advocate

    In this episode, your hosts, Nathalie Nadeau Mijal and Kelly Johnson, interview Charlie Costain. Charlie started working at CCI in 1984 as a conservation scientist, and then he moved through the ranks to become a manager and a director. He also spent two years working as Director General of CHIN, but we are planning to cover his time at CHIN in a future episode. (Stay tuned!)

    "CCI and CHIN: In Our Words" is a podcast for museum and heritage professionals who want a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the work of the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN).

    • 36 min
    CCI-CHIN: introduction

    CCI-CHIN: introduction

    Welcome to "CCI and CHIN: In Our Words," a podcast for museum and heritage professionals who want to a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the work of Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN).

    In this introduction to the show, your hosts, Nathalie Nadeau Mijal and Kelly Johnson, interview the Director General of CCI-CHIN, Jérôme Moisan.

    • 5 min
    CCI and CHIN: teaser

    CCI and CHIN: teaser

    For nearly 50 years, museum and heritage professionals worldwide have looked to the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) for their expertise. Now, CCI and CHIN are looking share their histories through interviews with current and former staff members as well as key figures within the fields of conservation and collections management. If you are starting a career in cultural heritage or are simply curious to learn about what goes on behind the scenes at CCI and CHIN, this is the podcast for you.

    • 59 sec

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

L.Gagné ,

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Can’t wait! Bravo, this is such a great initiative.

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