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2018 Past Events

Past Events

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JULY

Persian Dye Making Workshop

Monday 16 July 2018
2pm–5pm
Grimwade Centre

 

Dr Mandana Barkeshli will give a Persian dye making workshop at the Grimwade centre labs. A Conservation Scientist, Dr Barkeshli is currently visiting the Grimwade Centre to continue collaborative research on its Middle Eastern Manuscript collection.

FREE event for Grimwade Centre students and graduates. Please RSVP to Sophie LewinCamp: lews@unimelb.edu.au

HOSTED BY THE GRIMWADE CENTRE


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JULY

Persian Sizing & Colourants Talk

Wednesday 11 July 2018
From 5.30pm
Grimwade Centre

Dr Mandana Barkeshli will give a lecture on Persian sizing and colourants at the Grimwade centre labs. A Conservation Scientist, Dr Barkeshli is currently visiting the Grimwade Centre to continue collaborative research on its Middle Eastern Manuscript collection.

FREE event for Grimwade Centre students and graduates. Please RSVP to Sophie LewinCamp: lews@unimelb.edu.au

HOSTED BY THE GRIMWADE CENTRE


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JUNE

End of Semester Drinks

Thursday 28 June 2018
From 5.30pm
The Clyde Hotel

Celebrate the end of semester with your new student family on the rooftop at The Clyde. Heaters, tunes + fun folk* will warm the night. 

*Special guest appearance by Beaker!


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JUNE

From Melancholy to Euphoria: The materialisation of emotion in Middle Eastern Manuscripts Symposium

Wednesday 27 + Thursday 28 June 2018
9.15am – 7pm / 9.15am – 6pm
Yasuko Hiraoka Myer Room
(Room 106), Sydney Myer Asia Centre

This symposium will examine the relationship between materiality (the constructed form of the manuscript), the textual content, and the emotional resonance that is elicited by those engaging with the texts. 

Keynote lectures: Dr Stefano Carboni, Professor Amir Zekrgoo, Associate Professor Mandana Barkeshli, and Professor Robyn Sloggett.

Registration includes the choice of attending the Persian ink making or marbling workshop, or a special viewing of manuscripts in the Middle Eastern Manuscript collection and cultural performances on 27 June.  

Tickets: $100 (early bird). Morning and afternoon tea provided.

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JUNE

From 3D Shadows in Wayang Kulit to Vibrato Effects in Bundengan: Traditional Art meets Modern Technologies

Thursday 21 June 2018
Public lecture, 5pm–6pm
Grimwade Centre

Dr Gea will examine how the dynamic movements of both shadow puppets and musical instruments strongly determine their artistic quality, and how the movements affect the conservation of these cultural objects. 

FREE event, bookings required.

HOSTED BY THE GRIMWADE CENTRE


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JUNE 

Queen's Birthday High Tea Fundraiser with Noel Coward

Saturday 9 June 2018
Starts 2pm
St Peter's Eastern Hill

Join SC@M's favourite cabaret star Tim McKew at a high-tea fundraiser for the Lazarus Centre (supporting homeless and marginalised people). 

Celebrate the Sovereign Lady Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday at St Peters Eastern Hill at this very special High Tea event with Australia's Noel Coward, Tim Mckew. 'A Cowardy romp not to be missed', Noel may even read your tea leaves on the day! 

Tickets $50 through TryBooking.


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JUNE

Mid-Year Thesis Presentations

Thursday 7 June 2018
9am for 9.20am start – 2pm
Grimwade Centre

Join museum professionals and Grimwade Centre students to hear the latest cultural materials conservation research by Masters of Cultural Materials Conservation (Minor Thesis) Students and PhD Candidates.

FREE event, bookings required.

THESIS PROGRAM + FLYER 


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JUNE 

Sustainability in Collections Care

Tuesday 5 June 2018
From 5.30pm for refreshments, panel discussion 6.15pm–7.15pm
Grimwade Centre

Join conservators Dr JOEL TAYLOR, AMANDA PAGLIARINO, JULIAN BICKERSTETH and MARYJO LELYVELD in discussion on the latest thinking in preventive conservation. Learn about the Getty Conservation Institute Managing Collection Environments program, the AICCM Environmental Guidelines project, the role of stakeholder engagement in sustainable collections care, and the AICCM Sustainable Collections Committee activities.
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Dr Joel Taylor is Senior Project Specialist of the Managing Collection Environments at the Getty Conservation Institute.

Amanda Pagliarino is Head of Conservation and Registration at QAGOMA, Coordinator of the AICCM Environmental Guidelines Project.

Julian Bickersteth is Managing Director of International Conservation Services, Director of Communications for the IIC.

MaryJo Lelyveld is Co-Ordinating Conservator at the NGV, Chair of the AICCM Sustainable Collections Committee.
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FREE event, bookings required. Open to AICCM members and student members.


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MAY 

AICCM Jobs Panel

Thursday 24 May 2018
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Grimwade Centre

Thinking about future work? Hear conservators discuss their careers + get tips on starting out with CATHERINE NUNN (Painting Conservator, UoM Commercial), CHARLOTTE WALKER (Objects Conservator, Museums Victoria), JESSICA McELHINNEY (Assistant Conservator, State Library Victoria + Conservator of Kodak Paper, Books and Images, Museums Victoria). Stay after to continue the chat over a drink.

For Grimwade Centre students + alumni, and AICCM members.

FREE event, bookings required.

Supported by the AICCM Victorian branch


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MAY 

Trivia Night

Thursday 3 May 2018
6pm – 9pm (drinks from 5pm)
The Clyde Hotel

If you missed the 'Boom! Shake the room' rap by iconic newsreader Gerald (one word, like Madonna) at our 2017 Trivia night , we're sorry. Don't miss this year's hostess with the mostess, TINA, a B-Grade actress who's H1-excellent. 

Cost: $10 on the night. Funds raised will go to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. Please RSVP by Monday 30 April so we can guestimate numbers.

Brought to you by SC@M and SCTL with support from the GSA 


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MAY 

Drink Drawing Sessions

Tuesday 10 April / 24 April / 8 May / 22 May 2018
5pm – 7pm
The Clyde Hotel

Get sketching at our new series of still life drawing sessions for SC@M members and friends. What more could you want from a Tuesday night? Well every second Tuesday, let’s not go too crazy! BYO materials or $2 for drawing materials from SC@M. 

Hosted by Rachel Jones


APRIL

SC@M AGM

Tuesday 24 April 2018
5pm – 6pm
Grimwade Centre

Our Annual General Meeting is on soon. Want to get involved with SC@M? Consider joining our committee, all positions are up for grabs: President, Secretary, Treasurer, Project Officer, Events Officer, Social Media Officer, Technology Officer. Requires a 12 month commitment to: monthly meetings, a hands-on approach, project roll-out, and much laughter.

Fun + CV friendly!

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