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Embellished Fabrics: Conserving Surface Manipulation & Decoration
11th North American Textile Conservation Conference
Mexico City, Mexico November 6-11, 2017
You are cordially invited to join us for a week of expanding your conservation skills and knowledge at the National School of Restoration, Conservation and Museum Studies (ENRCyM), located in Coyoacán, one of the most charming and historic neighborhoods in Mexico City. There will be three days of workshops and local tours on November 6-8. Two days of scholarly papers, accompanied by bilingual translations will be presented on November 9-10, along with a poster session. The evening of November 8 will feature our Keynote speaker, Alejandro de Ávila Blomberg, the noted anthropologist, biologist, and textile scholar. This presentation will be followed by a reception at the Museo Soumaya, located in the Nuevo Polanco neighborhood. On Saturday, November 11, a post-conference excursion to the renowned World Heritage site of Xochicalco will take place. Our website is being updated; please check back in late Spring for more conference details and hotel recommendations.