Preservation is one of three units under the Operations Department that attend to the overall operation of Odense City Museums.
Preservation is responsible for the following:
- cleaning, preservation and site registration of newly received material within
the graphics, archaeological and cultural-historical areas for Odense City
Museums, and for preservation efforts for Danmarks Mediemuseum (Danish
Media Museum) and Fotomuseet (Museum of Photographic Art), Odense
- studies, methodology development and experiments involving new processing
methods. Currently, efforts are being focused on ink-corroded papers of Hans
Christian Andersen and on Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen's objects and works of art
within the action area "Preservation of objects of unique national importance".
- proper preservation and storing af collections in exhibitions and at storage
facilities through continuous climate monitoring (light, temperature and
- joint archives for Odense City Museums and the physical management of all
In addition, the Preservation Department participates in setting up and taking down exhibitions and in a number of registration projects for Odense City
Head of Preservation Dorte Gramtorp
Tel. 6551 4680