Conservation work placement: a patchwork of skills

Brighton University MA Curating Collections and Heritage student Harriet Brown reflects on her work placement in our studio For the placement module of the MA Curating Collections and Heritage, I worked at Zenzie Tinker Conservation (ZTC). This was an incredibly varied placement where I supported a wide variety of projects. Over 150 hours, I helped with …

A month in the life of Zenzie Tinker Conservation (with intern Catherine Harris)

Unable to complete an in-person placement as planned in the summer of 2020 as part of the Textile Conservation programme at the University of Glasgow, I was fortunate to instead complete a virtual placement with Zenzie Tinker Conservation (ZTC). ZTC Ltd assigned me a research project; to produce a testable method of using clay poultices …

2020 Roundup

My first Instagram post of the year, 2nd January 2020 showed a photo of a clean, tidy, empty studio and said, “Happy New Year and new decade to all our followers. It feels like the lull before the storm – we look forward to sharing some of it with you this year”. Of course at …

Collections Care

Good Collections Care is the most pragmatic way of looking after your collections be they a much loved family heirloom, a prized personal collection, the entire contents of a museum store or the interior furnishings of an historic house.

Pandemic Gallery

Zenzie Tinker Conservation is more than just a conservation studio. Our professional work brings us together but our love of crafting is one of the strong bonds we have as a team.