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Faculty of Restoration, University of Pardubice represents 20 years of teaching restoration in Litomysl at an exhibition in Nostitz Palace in Prague Added:1.11. 2013
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Faculty of Restoration, University of Pardubice represents 20 years of teaching restoration in Litomysl at an exhibition in Nostitz Palace in Prague

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From 1 to 15 November 2013 in exclusive areas Nostitz Palace on Maltézské us. 1 in Prague presents Faculty of Restoration, University of Pardubice.

End of the year in which faculty represented 20 years of teaching restoration in Litomysl, will include an exhibition in Prague, which will feature artistic and scientific activities of students and academics.

The exhibition, entitled Faculty of Restoration, University of Pardubice – 20 YEARS OF TEACHING IN RESTORATION LITOMYŠL take place through collaboration with the Ministry of Culture. The exhibition opening will be held on November 1, 2013 from 14:30 pm. Within it will be baptized as a representative publication entitled „20 years of teaching restoration in Litomyšl“.

Vernissage will be from 10:00 in the Nostitz Palace prevent performance of individual departments of the Faculty of Restoration, University of Pardubice in the November seminar company STOP – Society for the Protection of Monuments technology.

Exhibition in Nostitz Palace in Prague presents the Faculty of Restoration, University of Pardubice, its history and an overview of recent developments in the faculty, approaching the work of all departments and studios, while noting the departmental faculty interdisciplinary activities both in the field of education, as well as restoration and research.

The exhibition presents works with its several dozen students and faculty. Work incurred in the art of preparing a specialized art training in various studios.

Visitors can see examples of historical painting techniques, drawing studies, prints and calligraphy. On display will mock historical bookbinding or copies of medieval book illumination. Among the sculptures will be installed in two-thirds male nude portrait studies of scale and life-size.

The exhibition also includes presentation of specific restoration work, in which the students participated in the study under the guidance of the faculty. Notably presentation restoration Gothic stone fountain in Kutna Hora, included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites, or preservation of gothic murals on the eastern wall of the presbytery of the parish church. Martina in the village of Sankt Martin in Lower Austria. An interesting addition the exhibition will be a series of large format photographs taken at the department of chemical technology with the help of an electron microscope.

*** *** A Brief History of School The idea of ​​establishing an interdisciplinary conceived School was formulated in the context of the restoration of wall paintings in the house of Joseph Váchala printers and publishers bibliophile Josefa Portman in Litomyšl. School of Restoration and Conservation Techniques in Litomyšl was established as a three-year post-secondary studies and formally founded 22. April 1993. The first job interviews took place in September 1993 and began to teach 1. October of the same year. The founder of the school was Paseka Foundation. In 1996 she was included in the network of higher vocational schools. As the Higher School of Restoration and Conservation Techniques then won the autumn of that year legal personality in the form of a public benefit corporation (ops). In 2000 he was granted a state permit for the establishment of colleges – Institute of Restoration and Conservation Techniques and in the academic year 2000/2001 began teaching in the bachelor program. In 2005 Collegiate Institute ceased to exist and was created Faculty of Restoration, University of Pardubice, as if the fifth faculty of the University. In 2007, the Faculty of Restoration has been accredited Master's degree program, which was started teaching in the academic year 2008/2009. Under the Faculty of Restoration was founded in 2011, the Center for restoration and conservation, which aims to provide lifelong training and other charitable services in the field of cultural heritage.

At present, the Faculty of Restoration 35 internal teachers, 64 students in 4 fields bachelor's degree and 29 students in two fields of graduate studies. The staff and students of the faculty solves a number of national and international research and restoration projects and contracts. Many of them are implemented in the most important monuments of the Czech Republic, which include the Charles Bridge in Prague, Villa Tugendhat in Brno, Bethlehem Kuks, Gothic fountain in Kutna Hora, Santini chapel in horseradish and more.

*** Contact: ***

  • Dr.. Tomas Kupka

Associate Dean for study, teaching activities and the development of FR UPa phone 466 036 589 e-mail*

  • Ing. Valerie Wágnerová

Chancellor – University spokesman Pardubice phone 466 036 555 e-mail*

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