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State of the art display cases for the diaries of Anne Frank.

State of the art display cases for the diaries of Anne Frank.

As of June 2018, the original diaries of Anne Frank will be kept in brand new display cases. The Anne Frank House has had them built in order to preserve the fragile paper for as long as possible. In a stable, cool environment. Because the display cases are state of the art.
Article by Bart Ankersmit

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Conservation & security study for The Ghent Altarpiece

Conservation & security study for The Ghent Altarpiece

The restoration of The Ghent Altarpiece started at Ghent’s Museum of Fine Arts in October 2012. The restoration is executed by the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage in the very heart of the museum. After the restoration, the altarpiece returned to St Bavo's Cathedral.

The challenge was to meet conservation and security requirements and to create a controlled museum environment within the cathedral. How do you control humidity and temperature in a cathedral and at the same time, protect the altarpiece from direct sunlight and burglary?

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