DATE: Thursday, November 19th, and Friday, November 20th, 2015

TIME: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm

VENUE: Fashion Institute of Technology / Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Seventh Avenue at 27 Street

New York, NY 10001-5992


Journey’s End: Moving The Costume Institute from the Grand Scale to the Individual Object 

Elizabeth Arenaro, Marci Morimoto, Anne K. Reilly

The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA


Beads, bugle beads, and exhibition solutions

Margarita Báez Vicke, Lydia García Cruz, Rebeca Rosendo Corona, Sergio Sandoval Arias

Museo Soumaya - Fundación Carlos Slim, Mexico


Hanging Heavy Carpets – Pros and Cons of the “Berlin System” 

Anna Beselin

Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin, Germany


De-installing and storing of mural textiles at the Decorative Arts Museum - Palace of Rioja  

Fanny Espinoza, Catalina Rivera

National Historical Museum of Santiago, Private Practice, Chile


“Keeping in shape” An investigation into the suitability of using Fosshape™ for costume storage mounts at Historic Royal Palaces 

Charlotte Gamper, Emma Henni

Historic Royal Palaces, UK


Unauthorized movement. The loss of inherent information in archaeological textiles due to the lack of context.

Lilian García-Alonso Alba

Escuela Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museografía "Manuel del Castillo Negrete", Mexico


Unwelcome Zephyrs: Air Circulation and Fabric on Display 

Joy Gardiner, Joelle D. J. Wickens

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, USA


Moving Maharajas: The Display and Transportation of Indian Costume and Textiles 

Elizabeth-Anne Haldane

Victoria and Albert Museum, UK


“Movable Architecture” Ottoman tents and aspects of their installation, transit, and storage. 

Jerzy Holc

The Museum at Royal Castle-Wawel, Krakow, Poland


Can Movement be a Conservation Goal? Preserving the Essence of Automata in the Murtogh D. Guinness Collection

Marjorie Jonas, Kathy Francis, Jere Ryder

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Francis Textile Conservation LLCGuinness Collection at the Morris Museum, USA


Acute situations require acute action!  

Rebecka Karlsdotter

Private Practice, Sweden


Removing soiling from clothing with bloodstains 

Christina Margariti, Maria Kinti, Archontina Chanialaki

Directorate of Conservation of Ancient and Modern Monuments, Greece / Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, The Textile Conservation Centre, Greece / University of Glasgow, UK


Loss and recovery from a forced removal

Sylvia Paola Moreno Meneses, Ana-María Teresa Rojas Zepeda

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile / Escuela de Artes Aplicadas, y Artes del Fuego, Chile


Stretch—The Truth: Patrick Kelly’s knit dresses and the stretch, growth and recovery of modern knit fabrics during display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 

Bernice Morris, Laura Mina

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA


Moving the Mud Out - cleaning up after flooding at the Museum of the Highwood in High River, Alberta

Gail Niinimaa

Niinimaa Enterprises Inc., Canada


Beyond Dummies: Enlivening the costume exhibition Charles James: Beyond Fashion with animated content 

Glenn Petersen

The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA


Under a Starry Heaven: The Conservation of a Processional Canopy 

Rachel Phelan

Rachel Phelan Textile Conservation, Ireland


“Should feathers fly?” Risks and challenges concerning feathers in motion 

Renée Riedler, Melanie Korn, Johann Wassermann, María Olvido Moreno Guzmán

Worldmuseum, Institute for Mechanics and Mechatronics, Austria / Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico


Moving Textiles; reducing stressors on the humans, as well as the textiles: a practical framework for ergonomic systems interventions

Rwth Stuckey, Philip Meyer, Kate Douglas, Annette Soumilas

La Trobe University, Associated Professional Ergonomists, National Gallery of Victoria, Australia


George Washington Slept Here: The First ‘Oval Office’ 

Virginia Jarvis Whelan

Filaments Conservation Studio, USA







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