12 DEC: SC@M End-of-Year Graduation Picnic – all welcome!
18–20 FEB 2019: AICCM Managing Risks to Collections Conference
3–5 APR 2019: AICCM FRAME – Concept, History and Conservation
End-of-Year Graduation Picnic
Wednesday 12 December
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
AICCM Textiles Symposium: Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and Finishes
4–6 February 2019
Sydney Jewish Museum, Sydney
The bi-annual opportunity for Australian and International textile conservators to get together, share knowledge and make new connections. The first two days will be held at the Sydney Jewish Museum where we will host various speakers presenting their conservation research, treatment developments, interesting case studies and mounting and display techniques. The third day is an optional tour (still being finalised) and may have an additional cost for those attending to cover transport.
Keynote speaker, Dinah Eastop, is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL. She will be presenting two papers, as well as 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
AICCM Managing Risks to Collections Conference
18–20 February 2019
Deakin Downtown, Melbourne
Using the Ten Agents of Deterioration as an orienting framework across the twelve sessions, the symposium will explore leading practice in sustainable preventive conservation and risk management tools to prioritise collection care in Australia and across the Asia-Pacific.
AICCM Conservation Student: $265.
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
AICCM FRAME: Concept, History and Conservation, Symposium 2
3–5 April 2019
The Frames Symposium 2019 will encompass broader concepts associated with the conservation of picture frames and gilded surfaces, as well as the history of frames, development of their styles, design and technology, and conservation framing.
keynote speakers include international experts on frames: George Bisacca (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) and John Payne (Melbourne).
Download the provisional program here.
AICCM Early Bird Conservation Student Registration (up to 1 February 2019): $220.
PRESENTED BY The AICCM Gilded Objects Conservation SIG (GOCSIG) and THE Conservation Framing SIG.