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Conference "Authenticity in the Conservation of Historic Houses and Palace-Museums", France

In order to explore the subject properly, the conference organised jointly by the International Committee for Historic House Museums (ICOM DEMHIST) and the Association of European Royal Residences will last five days: two conference days at the Palace of Compiègne on 7 and 9 October and three days visiting some of the most emblematic residences of the Ile-de-France region on 8, 10 and 11 October, 2014.

Programme and registration online

General Assembly, Mafra, Portugal


The ARRE General Assembly will take place in the Mafra National Palace on 22th and 23th May, 2014.

Technical meeting “Improving Access at the Palace-Museums”


This technical meeting will be held at the National Palace of Sintra (Portugal). Its aims will be to present the measures and strategies implemented by ARRE members to improve access for all, to discuss specific projects carried out by ARRE members and to promote good practices which could be adapted in other places. 

Technical Meeting "Using GIS to improve maintenance of a historic residence"


This technical meeting studied and discussed the value of using GIS (Geographic Information System) to improve risk assessment and risk management in historic residences. This meeting was held in the Museum of King Jan III’s Palace at Wilanów, Poland. It was dedicated to experts from ARRE member institutions in all disciplines, curators, conservators and managers in charge of historic collections, from paintings to architecture and gardens...

Joint Conference ARRE/DEMHIST

Please find attached the call for papers of the conference on the “Authenticity in the Conservation of Historic Houses and Palace-Museums”. This joint conference will be held at the Palais de Compiègne, France and in other French residences from 7 to 11 October 2014. Abstracts and biographies can be sent in English or in French by 31 December, 2013.