“Material in Motion”

10th North American Textile Conservation Conference

November 16th-20th, 2015, New York

Grant for Latin American Conservators

NATCC is excited to announce that it will be able to offer two (2) grants to Latin American conservators who wish to attend the 10th North American Textile Conservation Conference thanks to the generous support provided by Tru Vue. Each grant of $1000 USD will cover the full cost of the conference registration ($500), including the Keynote Address on November 18th, paper presentations on November19th & 20th, and the Closing Reception, with the remainder ($500) to be applied to the air fare travel expenses. Grantees are expected to cover the rest of their expenses (additional airfare cost, lodging, local travel, meals, and registration for any desired workshops).

For more information about Tru Vue, manufacturer of museum-quality acrylic and glass products for displaying works of art, please visit: www.tru-vue.com/museums

Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must be practicing conservators with a minimum of five years of professional experience, and must be currently living and working in South America, Central America, a Caribbean country, or Mexico.

Requirement: Tru Vue is requiring that the recipient produce and share a write-up or power point presentation reflecting what they learned and how they plan to disseminate their key learnings in their country.  Applicant agrees to allow the use of digital images by NATCC and Tru Vue for publicity materials.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should send their current CV, one letter of recommendation and the completed application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 9th, 2015. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Successful applicants will be notified by October 16th, 2015

 Criteria for Review: The following list of criteria will be used to assess applications:

  • Usefulness of attendance to the applicant
  • Completeness of the application
  • Strength of the recommendation
  • Ability to share information gained from the NATCC conference
  • Availability of financial support from employer or other sources in order to cover other conference expenses.

NATCC thanks Tru Vue for their support of this grant program. However, NATCC does not endorse any manufacturer’s products or make any recommendations regarding the suitability of particular brands of materials for conservation or exhibit purposes.


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