RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION

Special solutions for a more sustainable conservation of cultural heritage, based on respect for the operator and the environment.

EDUCATION AND DISSEMINATION

To update students and professionals according to the newest trends and to actively contribute to present and future society.

RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

Experimentation and development of new methods for the knowledge, the protection and the enhancement of cultural heritage. 

DIAGNOSTICS ANALYSIS FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE

Scientific ad hoc analyses for cultural heritage through the use of sophisticated instrumentation using cutting-edge technology.

News

“Pulitura? Sì, Green please!”

#YOCOCU vi invita all’evento online “Pulitura? Sì, Green please!”, una chiacchierata scientifica sulle alternative Green nel campo della pulitura di opere policrome.   APPUNTAMENTO: Giovedì

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Why Choose Us

A Unique Occasion

Engage with numerous themes and realities (sport, science, museums, art, restoration...) on a daily basis. Help define a revolutionary approach to the conservation of cultural heritage.

A Real Exchange

Sit at the same table as leading professionals and experts in the field of cultural heritage and enjoy a continuous and real exchange of skills and experiences.

Our Experience

Become a protagonist. Partecipate to innovative reaserch and conservation and valoration projects. See, touch and use even very expensive scientific equipment and let yourself be supported, day after day, by an expert tutor.

YOCOCU CARD

Become a member and enjoy a world of benefits and exclusive discounts.

YOCOCU LIBRARY

A large digital archive available free of charge to our members, containing hundreds of articles, videos and scientific publications on the world of science and cultural heritage.

Our Records

GREEN CONSERVATION: the first in Italy to implement a green conservation and restoration approach to cultural heritage. URBAN ART CONSERVATION: a new view to preserve and to promote the murales.

Latest News

FTIR spectroscopy applied to Cultural Heritage

May 27, 2021 11 am – 1 pm | Zoom platform   Scientific principles, potential (and limits), instrumentation and its evolution, acquisition and interpretation of spectra   Relatore Affiliazione Intervento Barbara Bravo Thermo Scientific State of the art of FTIR instrumentation and future developments. Rocco Mazzeo Università di Bologna Advanced infrared spectroscopic methods for the
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Restoration: action on the shortcomings of textile materials

May 14, 2021 – 11: 00-13: 00 | Zoom platform Cycle of Meetings on Restoration HotSpot on Reintegrations During the restoration, the chromatic and formal integration phase is aimed at recreating a structural and often also aesthetic connection between gaps, wear and untying of the texture in the work of art. This intervention takes place
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YOCOCU 2021 General Assembly

Friday 30 April 2021 4-7 pm via Zoom. Agenda: – Confirmation and renewal of corporate offices – Approval of the budget and consultative budget – Definition of the international event Green Conservation of Cultural Heritage 2021 – Definition of YOCOCU trials for 2021 – Definition of member needs and strategies for the sector – Agreements
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Our Volunteersn

Sandra

Photography, Restoration, Technology, Investigation, Science

Chiara

Communication, Creativity, Strategy, Curiosity

Silvia

Restoration, Paper Materials, Graphic Techniques, Contemporary and Research

Beatrice

Cultural heritage, Preventive conservation, Enhancement, Diagnostics, Experimentation

Our Partners

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