12 mai 2018

Icon Textile Group Spring Forum: The Nature of Textiles

ICON Textile Group's annual Forum theme is ‘textiles and nature’.

The day will include an opportunity to see the newly redisplayed Museum of London 'Pleasure Gardens' exhibit, refreshments, lunch and a chance to win some charity raffle prizes.

Confirmed Forum presentation topics and speakers

The ‘Wonder of Birds’ Carries On … - Deborah Phipps

Distorted Iridescence: Investigating the Microstructural Changes in Jewel Beetle Elytra on Textiles - Lauren Osmond

A Natural Legacy: Conserving Orra White Hitchcock’s Classroom Charts - Camille Myers Breeze

Ruffled Feathers: Conservation of Taxidermy Bird Specimens - Chelsea McKibbin

Making Friends with Fur - Rachel Rhodes

Inspired by Nature: Fabrics of the Future - Sarah Glenn and Roisin Morris

Conservation of Tahitian Tiputa from HMS Galatea, Economic Botany Collection at Kew - Misa Tamura

Natural Dyes in Textile Conservation - Cecilia Aguirre

Understanding Historic Glass Fibre Dresses and Their Needs in Conservation - Charlotte Holzer

Wet Cleaning Knotted Carpets – Summary of Fellowship Investigations - Frances Hartog

The Dry Cleaning of Fashion Collections with Supercritical C0 2 Technology: A Green Way to Clean? - Emmanuelle Garcin

Metal Threads and Adhesive: The Conservation Treatment of an Embroidered Coat of Arms from a Queen Anne Throne Canopy - Viola Nicastro

Tickets are on sale here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nature-of-textiles-icon-textile-group-forum-tickets-41991888870

AGENDA

15-26/10/2018, Buenos Aires - Argentina
The Getty Conservation Institute are pleased to announce their CAPS (Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces) workshops taking place in South America in October 2018. [Plus]
15-26/10/2018, Lisbon - Portugal
This two-week workshop will make course participants familiar with the RE-ORG methodology. Working in a team in a real museum context, participants will practice every step, from preparation to condition assessment, planning and implementation of the storage re-organization project. [Plus]
24-26/10/2018, Madrid - Spain
Contributions of scientific research to the conservation and restoration of cultural heritage, have been fruitful and productive. This discipline appeared in the late eighteenth century, with the application of empirical procedures and results, improving substantially with the constitution of specialized technical workgroups in the 60s, with specific objectives and procedures. [Plus]
8-9/11/2018, Cergy-Pontoise - France
The Organizing Commitee has the pleasure to invite you to partipate in the 3rd European Conference On Biodeterioration of Stone Monuments, November 8-9, 2018 [Plus]

NOUVELLES APROA

07 octobre 2018
Pour commémorer dignement la première Journée Européenne de la Conservation- Restauration du Patrimoine Culturel, le 14 octobre dans le cadre de ECHY2018 (European Cultural Heritage Year), l’Association Professionnelle de Conservateurs-Restaurateurs d’Œuvres d’Art (APROA-BRK asbl) organise un événement à la Maison de l’Histoire Européenne. [Plus]
14 septembre 2018
Chers collègues, Le samedi 20 octobre,  l'APROA-BRK organise une visite unique de l’Institut des Ursulines et du jardin d’hiver, Bosstraat 9, 2861 Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Waver. [Plus]
12 septembre 2018
La pétition est en ligne. https://www.change.org/p/later-red-onze-liften-sauvons-nos-ascenseurs [Plus]
19 juillet 2018
Postprints: Keuzes en dilemma's in de conservatie-restauratie/Choix et dilemmes en conservation-restauration [Plus]
09 juin 2018
L’APROA-BRK sera représenté lors de la Renoresto 2018 (4-5 oktober 2018). [Plus]