TheThe Department of UP Arts manages a unique heritage conservation heritage resource- the Objects Conservation Facility.
The The Old Arts Building, itself a National Heritage monument on the Hatfield campus of the University of Pretoria, is now a permanent home to the UP Arts Objects Conservation Facility, located on the ground floor in room 1-13. The UP Arts Objects Conservation Facility is well equipped with what is needed to conserve the art and heritage collections of the Univeristy. The facility contains an office space, a conservation reference sectio, a conservation materials area, sorting tables and workbenches where airbrushing, hand painting and decorating are carried out; a separate wet room for cleaning and treatments; as well as a storage area with restricted access. The facility is open to all students, staff as well as to members of the public.