Student Conservators at Melbourne
STUDENT CONSERVATORS AT MELBOURNE
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2018 Past Events

Past Events

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MARCH 2019

Women's Work/shop

Saturday 30 March
1pm – 4pm
Art Gallery of Ballarat

Join the Women's Art Register at Art Gallery of Ballarat to learn how to archive your practice. Facilitated by conservator and SC@M-alumnus Mar Cruz, and artist and WAR secretary Caroline Phillips. Part of the Women at Work exhibition curated by Amanda Fewell, opening the night before.

Tickets $8 / FREE for WAR members.


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MARCH 2019

Welcome Drinks + AGM

Tuesday 26 March
5pm–7.30pm
The Clyde Hotel

Join fellow 1st year, 2nd year, PhD students, and alumni for drinks + snacks (there’ll be some money on the bar).

Our AGM will be short + sweet (at 6pm). Want to get involved with SC@M? Join the committee at the AGM. To nominate for a position, download the position descriptions and send us a short email listing the one you're interested in + some of the skills you'd bring.


MARCH 2019

An Introduction to Laser Cleaning and Practical Conservation Applications

Thursday 7 March
Talk: 5.30pm–6.30pm
Optional demo: 6.30pm–7.30 pm
The Grimwade Centre labs

Speaker: Bartosz Dajnowski, The Conservation of Sculpture & Objects Studio, Poland

This presentation will introduce the science of what happens during laser cleaning treatments when laser pulses interact with different materials, important safety protocols, and the general benefits and logistics of using environmentally friendly laser cleaning as an alternative to chemical, abrasive, or mechanical methods.

Discussion includes:
– Real world examples of successful laser cleaning projects ranging from small museum artifacts to large metal monuments and architectural structures.
– Treatments where lasers were used in combination with traditional conservation methods.
– The influence of laser parameters on photomechanical, photothermal, and photochemical effects of laser pulses on surfaces.
– Conservation projects include a 3,500 year old Egyptian Obelisk, pre-historic pictograph rock art, 12th century French limestone corbels, historic bronze monuments, the U.S. Supreme Court marble façade, and various large scale architectural treatments.

To complement this presentation, an additional live demonstration of laser cleaning in a conservation lab. Participants are welcome to bring their own samples for laser cleaning tests.

FREE event, bookings required.


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MARCH 2019

Space & Bodies, Walls & String

Monday 4 March
5.15pm–6.15pm
Fritz Loewe Theatre, McCoy Building,
University of Melbourne, Carlton

Speaker: Dr Dinah Eastop

The first lecture of the 2019 SHAPS Public Lecture Series opens with reflections by internationally renowned textile conservator, Dr Dinah Eastop, on the transformative properties of different materials and media for delineating space. Dr Eastop will discuss how spaces and bodies interact, through an exploration of Haddon’s string figures: a collection of ‘cat’s cradles’ gathered in the Torres Strait by anthropologist A. C. Haddon and acquired by the British Museum in 1889.

Like walls, string figures delineate space. Unlike walls, string figures are easily manipulated.

The 2019 SHAPS Public Lecture Series will explore the theme of ‘Walls’ – the walls we build to exclude and contain the Other, to control the movement of people, bodies, information, capital, ideas. Speakers will approach the theme from a range of disciplinary perspectives. Marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, we look at the historical rise and fall of walls; we examine the wall as a metaphor for organising space and societies; we look at walls visible and invisible, physical and mental; and at the histories of movements to destroy walls, and to imagine and create alternatives to walls.

FREE event, bookings required.


FEBRUARY 2019

University Collections – Object-based learning and teaching, research and engagement

21 February
Arts West, Room 556, University of Melbourne

The Symposium will explore the themes of university collections and their roles in teaching and learning, research and engagement, and will focus on innovative developments in object-based initiatives. Presentations will explore topics such as:
– Cross-disciplinary application of university collections in curriculum.
– Case studies demonstrating the research potential of collections.
– Collections’ value in building alumni and community relationships

The keynote address will be given by Dr Amanda Burritt, Lecturer, Master of Teaching Capstone Co-ordinator, and presenter of the Knowledge, Learning and Culture breadth subject, Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

Read about the OBJ Labs in Arts West here.

Bookings here, or see if UniMelb will offer a student discount (event not yet listed on Unimelb website)


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FEBRUARY 2019

Managing Risks to Collections Conference

18–20 February
Deakin Downtown, Melbourne

The three day conference provides a great opportunity for collection managers, conservators, registrars and anyone involved in collections care to gain insight into current approaches to managing risks to collections. As institutions serve growing audiences and respond to changes in technology and sustainability concerns, the cross-disciplinary and context-based nature of collections care will be highlighted and the various approaches to risk management of these collections by institutions in Australia and abroad, reflected in the presentations.

Keynotes: Jane Henderson (Reader in Conservation, Cardiff University), Joel Taylor (Senior Project Specialist, Getty Conservation Institute), and Penny Whetton (CSIRO).

STUDENT BURSARY! AICCM are offering two more student bursaries in addition to the Archival Survival sponsored student registration. Students and graduates with an AICCM Student Membership are eligible to apply. Application deadline: Thursday 7 February 2019. Download the application form.

Conference ticket purchase is NOT required; if you have purchased a ticket please fill out the application form to be eligible for a reimbursement. To become an AICCM student member (it's free for the first year), email AICCM Secretariat Michelle Berry: secretariat@aiccm.org.au

PRESENTED BY THE AICCM PREVENTIVE SIG (PSIG) + AICCM SUSTAINABLE COLLECTIONS COMMITTEE (SCC), IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL HERITAGE + MUSEUM STUDIES AT DEAKIN UNIVERSITY


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FEBRUARY 2019

Turning up the Heat on Pests

15 February
Woodford Academy, Woodford NSW

New approaches in museum practice and methodologies for the management of insect pests in heritage collections and buildings. It will highlight and discuss the recent heat treatment of the buildings at Woodford Academy, established in the 1830s, exploring the challenges posed by an undertaking on this scale, and sharing the solutions found to problems encountered. This is particularly relevant to regional collections held in historic buildings.

Speakers include: Alex Roach (Modified Atmospheres), Peter Sarkey + Simon de Montemas (Precision Pest Control), Dr. Clive Lucas (Conservation Architect / National Trust of Australia NSW Board member), and Rebecca Pinchin (Collections Manager, National Trust of Australia NSW)

$80 Student ticket (book by 12 Feb ). Early bird tickets until 31 Jan.


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FEBRUARY 2019

Textiles Symposium: Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and Finishes

4–6 February
Sydney Jewish Museum, Sydney

Bi-annual opportunity for Australian and International textile conservators to share their conservation research, treatment developments, interesting case studies and mounting and display techniques.

Keynote: Dinah Eastop (Honorary Senior Lecturer, Institute of Archaeology, UCL; Honorary Research Fellow, University of Glasgow; Visiting Academic, University of Southampton). Dinah will be presenting two papers + hosting two thought workshops, designed to challenge an experienced conservator’s notion of the profession.

AICCM Member Conservation Student: $95.

PRESENTED BY THE AICCM TEXTILES SIG. SUPPORTED BY ARCHIVAL SURVIVAL, RAX & DOLLIES, AND PICKWICK PICTURE FRAMERS


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DECEMBER 2018

End-of-Year Graduation Picnic

Wednesday 12 December
12pm–4.30pm

Carlton Gardens, behind Melbourne Museum near Carlton St (look for the blue and white umbrellas).

Join us to celebrate graduating students and reaching the end of the year (it’s here)! BYO picnic or a plate to share – drinks, BBQ, some salads, plates and cutlery provided. Bring a blanket to make it an old-fashioned picnic. For students, friends, family, and conservation colleagues – celebrate with us!

Students attending the official graduation ceremony in the evening are a 1-minute walk from the venue (Royal Exhibition Building).

PRESENTED BY MASTERS STUDENTS STUDYING CULTURAL MATERIALS CONSERVATION AT THE GRIMWADE CENTRE


DECEMBER 2018

AICCM Drinks

Thursday 6 December
5.30–7.30pm
Eva Bar, 350 Drummond St, Carlton

Tools down! The AICCM invite you to join the Victorian branch for some end-of-year festivities. Finger food provided, order drinks at the bar.

No need to RSVP, however enquiries can be directed to CWalker@museum.vic.gov.au

(THANKS AICCM VIC DIVISION!)


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November 2018

10th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium

20–23 November 2018
Melbourne Museum

The Symposium program will include up to thirty-five presentations by conservators and allied researchers from Australia and abroad. Includes three significant keynote speakers and a range of panel discussions, workshops and tours.

Student (full-registration): $330Member (full registration): $495/$605Member day registration: $220

Information + download the ProgramFull Registration includes all conference sessions; Tuesday night welcome reception; Wednesday evening film night; and a satchel with the abstract booklet, a USB of extended abstracts + more. You will also be able to enrol in a workshop, tour or discussion session for Friday's workshop day. Note: some will be free, others will incur an additional cost.

PRESENTED by the aiccm Book & Paper + Photon SIGS. Supported by museums victoria


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NOVEMBER 2018

SC@M Ceramics Workshop

Monday 19 November
9.30am – 4.30pm
Grimwade Centre Lab

Hand build clay vessels with ceramicist Prue Venables, plus learn the art of ceramics restoration with visual artist and conservator Penny Byrne, who'll be letting us loose with hammers, ceramics and glue.

FREE workshop, $10 to hold your place, refunded on arrival. All materials + lunch included.

Open to Masters of Cultural Materials Conservation, Curatorship, Arts Management, Heritage and VCA students at the University of Melbourne, and SC@M Alumni.

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN FUNDED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE SSAF GRANT.


NOVEMBER 2018

Getty Graduate Internships

Deadline: 1 November 2018

Graduate Internships at the J. Paul Getty Trust support full-time positions for graduate students who intend to pursue careers in fields related to the visual arts.

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) offers twelve-month residences in four areas: Buildings and Sites, Collections, Publications and Science.

Graduate internships at the Getty are open to applicants of all nationalities who are either currently enrolled in a graduate program leading to an advanced degree in a field relevant to the internship(s) for which they are applying, or who have recently completed a relevant graduate degree.

Internships are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles or the Getty Villa in Malibu. All positions are full-time for twelve months from September 9, 2019, to September 4, 2020.

Grant amount: $30,000 for 12 months, plus $1,000 towards relocation expenses (USD).


NOVEMBER 2018

Smithsonian Postgraduate Fellowships

Deadline: 1 November 2018

The Smithsonian Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation of Museum Collections offers opportunities to conduct research and gain further training in the conservation of museum collection objects.

This opportunity is open to recent graduates of masters programs in art and archaeological conservation (or the equivalent) and materials scientists.

Postgraduate Conservation/Predoctoral Fellowship: $36,000 annually; research allowance up to $4,000.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: $50,400 annually; research allowance up to $4,000.

Stipends are pro-rated for periods of less than twelve months.


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OCTOBER 2018

Thesis Presentations

Weds 24 + Thur 25 October
9am–5.30pm with refreshments afterwards
Research Lounge, north wing, level 5, Arts West University of Melbourne, Parkville Campus

Hear the latest conservation research from Grimwade Centre PhD and Masters students. Program available soon. All welcome!

PRESENTED AS PART OF THE SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL STUDIES (SHAPS) 'WORK IN PROGRESS' EVENT


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OCTOBER 2018

SCTL Language and Culture Immersion

15–16 October 2018
10am–4pm

Elo! Ita, bele, ko'alia Tetun? Wanna learn? Student Conservators for Timor-Leste (SCTL) presents two days of Timorese culture with help from Timorlink’s Katrina Langford, and caterers Sabores de Timor. There will be Tetun lessons, delicious lunches (Vegan friendly) and activities. This great chance to encounter Timorese culture in way that is engaged, fun and delicious all at once!


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OCTOBER 2018

AICCM Off The Record: Plastic Conservation Research + the PolyMuse Project

Thursday 11 October 2018
5pm drinks for 5.30pm start
Grimwade Centre

Join us for the latest research on plastics with the PolyMuse team!
– Dr Petronella Nel will introduce the PolyMuse project.
– PhD student Julianne Bell will present on past and present international collaborative research and preservation techniques used by leading European institutions.
– Conservators Alice Cannon and Karina Palmer from Museums Victoria will discus PolyMuse from the museum perspective.
– PhD students Bronwyn Cosgrove, Cancy Chu and Sharon Wong will introduce their projects focusing on plastics in textiles, archives and archaeology.
– Current Grimwade Centre master’s students will introduce their minor thesis research contributing to the PolyMuse project.

FREE event, bookings required.

PRESENTED BY THE MELBOURNE MEMBERS OF POLYMUSE + SUPPORTED BY THE AICCM VIC DIVISION, THE MACGEORGE BEQUEST + THE GRIMWADE CENTRE FOR CULTURAL MATERIALS CONSERVATION


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SEPTEMBER 2018

SC@M Paintmaking Excursion

Thursday 27 September 2018
10.30am–12pm
Langridge Artist Colours
Factory 23, 155 Hyde St, Yarraville

Go behind-the-scenes and discover the art of making paint on SC@M's exclusive excursion to Langridge Artist Colours. For Master of Cultural Materials Conservation students, limited to 30 places only!

Langridge Artist Colours is a Melbourne based independent oil paint manufacturer founded by David Coles. ‘When I was thirteen years old, I was given a set of pigments by my mother,’ David remembers, ‘small little jars of pigment which were just pure colour, unadulterated. They were like little jewels, and I think I just fell in love with them.’

Save your place – Tickets $10 – for everyone who turns up, we will give you your money back on arrival.


SEPTEMBER 2018

SC@M Stained Glass Tour

Tuesday 25 September 2018
10.30am–12.30pm
Starts at Ian Potter Museum of Art
(opposite the Grimwade Centre)

Join stained glass expert Dr Browyn Hughes on a fun and informal history and conservation tour of significant stained glass and lead light works in Melbourne. Different glassmaking periods and conservation techniques will be examined. All welcome!

The tour visits the Ian Potter Museum of Art, State Library Victoria, Scots’ Church, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Cathedral Arcade, Flinders Street Station, and NGV International – with coffee and discussions along the way. Meet outside the Ian Potter Art Museum entrance (opposite the Grimwade Centre).


SEPTEMBER 2018

Illuminate Series #4: Conserving Heritage, Constructing Knowledge and Building Awareness

Thursday 20 September
6.30pm–8pm
Como House
Cnr Williams Rd + Lechlade Ave, South Yarra VIC

Head to the historic Como House for the 4th instalment of the International Specialised Skills Institute Illuminate Series.

Speakers include: Dr Bronwyn Hughes (art historian with specialist research into stained glass conservation), Brian Maxwell (heritage plaster restorer, and ISSI and Churchill fellow), and Samantha Westbrooke (conservation architect, National Trust of Australia, Victoria). Stay for drinks and discussion after.

FREE event, booking required.

Chaired by Grace Barrand, Heritage Skills Initiative CoordinatoR, the International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)


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SEPTEMBER–NOVEMBER 2018

Second Life: Conserving Experience

Drinks event: Weds 19 Sept, 5pm–7pm / Exhibition dates: 1 Sept–30 Nov 2018

GPG Project Spaces
Union House / lvl 2 + grd floor
University of Melbourne

Second Life: Conserving Experience examines the importance of everyday things and the memories attached to them. Photographs, toys, teacups, and games provide material evidence of culture, community and family – linking our contemporary life to the past, and to formative experiences with people we love.

Curation + exhibition design by Lisa Mansfield. Experimental Art Space (lvl 2): Catherine Gill (painting conservation), Sholeh Magzub (ceramic conservation), Joshua Cassidy (photography conservation), Chris Redman (digital conservation), and Katrina Watson (time-lapse photography). West Glass Cabinet (lvl 2): Christine Mizzi (paper conservation). Vitrine Project Space (ground floor): Lisa Mansfield (textile conservation).

THANKS TO THE BREAK ROOM FOR THE SUSTAINABLY-SOURCED SHATTERED CERAMICS AND SUPPORT.


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SEPTEMBER 2018

SCTL Trivia Night

Thursday 13 September 2018
4pm drinks, 6.30pm–10pm Trivia
The Clyde Hotel

Student Conservators for Timor-Leste (SCTL) presents a night of general revelry will be held at the Clyde Hotel. Expect raffles, chances to donate – hints can be purchased through (non-discreet) bribes – and drinks at discounted prices. Tickets $10. Money raised will help fund SCTL projects and events.


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SEPTEMBER 2018

Engineering Internationalism: UNESCO’s Victory in Nubia

Wednesday 12 September 2018
5pm–6.15pm
Deakin Downtown
Lvl 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins St, Melbourne

Part of the ADI Cultural Heritage Seminar Series, this talk examines UNESCO’s midcentury mission in Egypt as a material attempt to overcome the fissures that were already appearing in their postwar dream of a global peace, and how through large-scale and transnational archeology the monumental preservation and the secondary status of people with their own living heritage would become the hallmark of the modern conservation industry.

FREE, all welcome


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AUGUST 2018

Illuminate Series #3: The Arts: ‘Conserving, Creating and Connecting’

Thursday 23 August
2pm–4.30pm
West End Art Space
185 Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne

Join Presenters Craig Middleton (Curator, Centre of Democracy), Asti Sherring (Time Based Art Conservator, AGNSW), Anna Caione (Artist + Teacher), and Dr Betty Sargeant (Creative Director at Plugin HUMAN + Creator in Residence, Exertion Games Lab, RMIT University).

Drawing upon the knowledge, experience and leadership of ISSI Fellows, Illuminate will take you on a journey of discovery and contrast as we examine Technology and Tradition and their place in the Arts.

FREE event, booking required.

HOSTED BY THE INTERNATIONAL SPECIALISED SKILLS INSTITUTE


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Truth and Authenticity

Wednesday 22 August
7pm–8pm
Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A, Room G06

In this lecture Professor Robyn Sloggett explores the ways in which risk to the preservation of cultural, historical and scientific records is situated within broader issues of climate change, regionalism and post colonialism. What happens to truth when people cannot access their cultural, historic and scientific record?

The verification of histories, the development of identity and the iteration of the culture all require the existence of, and access to, the authentic cultural record. The right to know is enshrined in the basic principles of democracy but the ability to access information is framed, supported and in many instances privileged by race, region and socio-economic status.

FREE event, bookings required.

This lecture is part of the 2018 School of Historical and Philosophical Studies Truth Public Lecture Series


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August 2018

The Problem with Plastics

Wednesday 22 August
5.30pm–6.30pm
Melbourne Museum

Since their discovery more than a century ago, plastics can now be found almost everywhere - in toys, clothing, cars, appliances and photographs. Unfortunately, it has now been realised that many plastics degrade over time – they collapse, ooze, crack and crumble.

As museums acquire increasing numbers of plastic objects, their preservation is becoming one of the major collection management issues of the 21st century. It’s a topic that conservators Petronella Nell, Julianne Bell, Alice Cannon and Karina Palmer are keenly investigating. Join them to hear how they are identifying and managing problematic plastics in museum collections around the country.


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AUGUST 2018

AICCM AGM + Movie Night (VIC Division)

Wednesday 15 August
Kathleen Syme Library
251 Faraday St, Carlton

Drinks from 5.15 pm / AGM kicks off at 5.30pm / movie from 6pm

Enjoy a night out with your conservation friends, and make some new ones, at the AICCM AGM + Movie night (VIC Division). Dawson City: Frozen Time is a documentary showcasing the history of gold rush town Dawson City, Canada, through 533 nitrate films buried in permafrost until 1978. Free popcorn, drinks + movie!

FREE event for AICCM members + friends (non-members can be present but may not vote at the AGM).

FREE AICCM MEMBERSHIP FOR STUDENTS. EMAIL MICHELLE BERRY (SECRETARIAT@AICCM.ORG.AU) WITH YOUR STUDENT DETAILS.x


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AUGUST 2018

Crystallography and Cultural Heritage: Science and Passion

Tuesday 14 August 20186.30pm–8pmIstituto Italiano di Cultura (IIC) 233 Domain Rd, South Yarra

Talk by Professor Gilberto Artioli from University of Padova (Italy), focussing on crystallography and materials science as fundamental tools for the characterisation and understanding of materials of different nature, including those relevant for the cultural heritage. 

Artioli is an expert in Archeometry, the discipline that applies scientific techniques to the analysis of archaeological materials. 

FREE event, bookings required.


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Spring 1883 + Melbourne Art Fair: Talks/Events

1–5 August
Various locations

If you like art, or hanging out in heritage hotels, Spring 1883 is on at The Windsor. Wander the hotel rooms filled with contemporary art (1–4 Aug).

Melbourne Art Fair has free talks, events and site-specific video art all weekend. Talks include This Is How We Do It : Museums and Galleries in Asia with Philip Tinari and Edmund Capon, Experimenta Social at Testing Grounds, artist and ufo aficionado Ronnie van Hout, and curator, activist and self-confessed ‘occasional artist’ Djon Mundine.


AUGUST–OCTOBER

Digital Heritage Seminars

Wednesdays, fortnightly
1pm–2pm
Arts West, Lvl 2, Digital Studio, West Wing (access via the lift near the toilets).

Digital technologies are transforming the ways in which we experience, encounter, and preserve the past. And in the future, today's world will be understood as a result of how we imagine and curate the contents of this digital revolution. This seminar series showcases leading researchers at the University of Melbourne who, with partners in the museum, arts and cultural sector, are pushing the boundaries of what constitutes digital heritage.

FREE talk series


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JULY 2018

My Career Journey: Ben Fino-Radin in conversation

Monday 30 July
6pm–8pm
Grimwade Centre

Join us in the Lab to hear about the trajectory of leading NYC media conservator Ben Fino-Radin. A media archaeologist, archivist, and conservator of born-digital and computer-based works of contemporary arts. Ben was a conservator with Rhizome before moving to MoMA. Now, he runs his own time-based media practice, Small Data Industries, a consultancy providing services to support the collection, exhibition, preservation, and storage of time-based media art.

FREE event, bookings required.

ACMI’s Seb Chan will host the discussion


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JULY 2018

Preserving the Near Future Symposium

Saturday 28 July 2018
9am–5pm
ACMI

Discover the practice and ethics of preservation in the digital landscape at this day-long symposium with International and Australian conservators.

From interactive art, time-based media, videogames, networked data art, and mixed reality, to the petabytes of analogue content now being rapidly digitised by institutions, digital preservation is an immediate and pressing concern.

How might we engage with digital preservation as works are being made, mounted and distributed? How might future artistic and creative practices be transformed? Is 'future proofing' ever possible?

Tickets $30 for UoM Students , see your student Facebook group for details.

Co-presented by THE Grimwade Centre + RMIT School of DesigN. This is a Mel&NYC EVENT, Supported by the Victorian Government


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JULY 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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.

MORE INFORMATION


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JUNE 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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 2018

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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