||The international workshop titled “Colour Measurement and Documentation in Architectural Paint Research” took place on the 22nd–25th of October, 2019 in Tallinn and Kirna, Estonia. The workshop was organised by the Department of Cultural Heritage and Conservation of the Estonian Academy of Arts. Lecturers, conservators, heritage officials, architectural conservation students and architectural paint research specialists from Estonia, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Latvia and Lithuania made up the 25 participants of the workshop.
The main aim of the workshop and the research in the entrance hall of Kirna manorhouse was to test out different paint investigation and colour measuring methods, techniques and tools (including colour measurement devices like colourimeters and spectrophotometers). The wider objective of this was to optimise and modernise the way historical colour information on architectural surfaces is identified, documented and preserved in Estonia and abroad.