Preventive Maintenance Department at Monumentenwacht Conference in Leuven
April 3 - 5, 2019, we attended a meeting of preventive maintenance organizations organized by R.Lemaire Center, WTA and PRECOMOS in Leuven, Belgium. Part of the program on the first day was also a demonstration of the works of the Monumentenwacht Flanders by visiting the Sint Jan de Doperkerk church in the UNESCO site Groot Begijnhof in Leuven. In the building of the R. Lemaire Center - Gothic Arenberg Kasteel, lectures continued, which were presented by Monumentenwacht organizations from several European countries (Netherlands, Belgium, Scotland), Ecuador and China. A scientific conference on preventive maintenance and a WTA conference took place for the next two days. Two lectures were presented showing the experience of the Pro Monumenta project on the Slovak side. Conference Proceedings including the Slovak paper were already printed.
Everything good with Pro Monumenta in the new coming year 2019!
The inspectors of the Department of preventive maintenance wish you all good in the new year of 2019. Many successes in repairs and maintenance of monuments, lots of new knowledge and skills. As in the past, we'll be here for you!
Preparation for the new project Pro Monumenta II.
Training of the work at heights and depths
Our inspectors are trained every year to work at heights and depths. This year, in the period 19.06-21.06, there were three localities and three monuments chosen: the Krakovany Mannor house (chimney), Tematín Castle and the Evangelical Church in Piešťany. In addition to theoretical and practical traiinig, this is of course an opportunity for new inspections ...
18th International Course on Wood Conservation Technology
of Preventive Maintenance, (the Monuments Board of the Slovak Republic) sends the
inspector Daniela zacharová to a one
month training stay in the Norwegian capital. In June, Oslo becomes the venue
for the 18th International Course on Timber Conservation Technologies, which is
regularly co-organized by Riksantikvaren, the Norwegian University of Science
and Technology and ICCROM.
The event, led by an international team of specialists, combines / conceives lectures, excursions and a hands-on workshop so that participants from different parts of the world can, in addition to the latest scientific knowledge, also get insights into the different materials, techniques, conditions, the resulting problems, and ways of solving them.
Nomination for the ICOMOS SLovakia prize
The Monumenta - Maintenance Prevention Project was nominated for "National Prize of ICOMOS Slovakia - Heritage for the Future" with several other activities in the field of cultural heritage protection. The award ceremony took place on 20 April 2018 at the Music Hall (chapel) of the Bratislava Castle at 14:00. Prizes were awarded in more than one category.