Art Conservation Studio


Heller Conservation Services provides conservation and restoration treatment for furniture, frames, gilded and painted furniture, artwork on paper, historic documents, photographs, and parchment. We use our knowledge of materials, background in science, and traditional craft skills to determine the best approach to preserve your objects so they can be appreciated and used by generations to come. Our clients include private collectors, museums (small and large), artists, universities, corporate collections, historical societies, and insurance companies.

Services Provided

Conservation treatment

Disaster planning, mitigation, & recovery of items damaged by fire, water, & other disasters

Custom housing as well as limited matting & framing services

Reproductions of architectural elements, furniture & frames

Preservation planning & condition surveys

Consulting on exhibitions

Photodocumentation & preparation of condition reports for insurance or appraisers

Condition examination of objects prior to purchase

Recommendations & training in the care of collections

Facilitate identification of wood and paper fibers as well as finish sample analysis.