Caribbean Heritage Network Blog & News

Posted by Dr. Tara Alana Inniss on November 20, 2019

Remember Anne Bancroft, Senior Book and Paper Conservator at the V&A Museum in London, well in early October, 2019 she was back in Barbados delivering a special workshop at the Barbados National Archives, Black Rock, St. Michael on book and paper conservation techniques to archival...

Posted by Dr. Tara Alana Inniss on November 10, 2019

"You have to be a “Jack of all trades” working in heritage in the Caribbean because there is just never enough trained staff, or staff period to carry out the various tasks that need to be done daily... I tend to flourish in these environments because you get to do such varied tasks. For this reason, heritage jobs in the region will never be boring." -- John Angus Martin ...

Posted by Dr. Tara Alana Inniss on October 3, 2019

CHN Outreach

The CHN would like to share our compassion and concern for the people who experienced the recent passing of Hurricane Dorian in early September as the unprecedented Category 5 Hurricane stalled over some of the islands for almost 3 days. We have made contact with a number of colleagues who report that they are well but the devastation and loss of life is...

Posted by Dr. Tara Alana Inniss on October 1, 2019

"As a region with limited resources we are best served when we pool our resources and expertise." -- Anne Bancroft 

Anne Bancroft is a Senior Book & Paper Conservator at the V&A Museum, London and the Arts Director of the Shang Shung Institute UK. She has a MA in Buddhist Art History and Conservation from the Courtuald Institute of Art, a Masters in...

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