ART Conservation

About ART Conservation

Art Conservation was founded in 1991 by Piet van Dalen and Jan Stokmans as a restoration studio for paper. Today, various disciplines have been added: painting, modern and contemporary art, sculpture, ceramics and archaeology. The combined knowledge of our team of conservator-restorers is shared within the multidisciplinary studio. This means that we can handle mixed collections and objects made of different materials.

What are we doing?

Art Conservation works for museums, art dealers, galleries, governments, various heritage institutions and private individuals. 

You can contact us for the conservation, research and conservation or restoration of objects made of various materials. We conduct research, write condition reports, give advice and carry out the proposed conservation-restoration treatments.

In short: our team is ready to assist you with advice and assistance. Thanks to the background of our employees in various disciplines within conservation and restoration, you are in expert hands with us. We would be happy to consult with you to ensure that the progress of your project runs smoothly and to map out a tailor-made trajectory. We provide services in the following areas:

Advice | Art Handling | Condition Reports & Surveys | Conservation | Documentation | Research | Materials-technical analyses | Restoration | Reconstructions & Replicas | 3D scanning

Code of Ethics E.C.C.O. & ICOM

Art Conservation carries out all work according to the E.C.C.O. and ICOM guidelines (, We focusing on maintaining authenticity, reversibility and minimal intervention.

A selection of our work

Related services


Conservation and restoration of paintings from classical to modern painting. We treat paintings on various carriers: from canvas and panel to copper.

Imaging Techniques

Artist Camera, IR-UV research, H-RTI, Thermography, 3D-Scanning, Ultraviolet Fluorescence, Infrared reflectography, False-colour infrared reflectography, Colorimetry

ART Services

Complementary services and consultancy for the storage, management and display of art, heritage and archives. Responding to calamities of existing and new customers.