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Symposium on exhibition

From: Mark Roosa <thanne>
Date: Wednesday, March 2, 1994
The Making of the Lincoln Exhibition: A One-day Symposium
Sponsored by the Huntington Library and the Los Angeles Preservation
Network (LAPNET)

The Huntington Library, Friends' Hall, San Marino, CA 91108
Thursday, April 21, 1994, 9:00-4:00 p.m.

The Symposium will give library and museum professionals an opportunity
to interact with the curators, designers, conservators, publicists, and
other members of the team that produced, "The Last Best Hope of Earth:
Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America."

*   Some of the key issues the Symposium will address:

*   What are the essential ingredients of a successful exhibition ?

*   What are the preservation issues related to an extended exhibition ?

*   What educational opportunities and obligations does a major
    exhibition present ?

*   Are library exhibitions worth the effort of mounting them ?


8:50-9:10      Coffee and registration
               Friends' Hall

9:10-9:30      Opening Remarks 
               The Pros and Cons of Exhibitions
               William A. Moffett, Director of the Library
               Huntington Library

               Planning the Exhibition
9:30-9:50      Concept
               John Rhodehamel, Curator of American History
               Huntington Library

9:50-10:10     Design
               Rob Ball, Exhibit Designer, Los Angeles, CA
               Barton Choy, Architect, Los Angeles, CA

10:10-10:30    Construction 
               Laurie Sowd
               Operations Director
               Huntington Library

10:30-10:45    Panel Q & A

10:45-11:30    Tour of the Lincoln Exhibition

11:45-1:00     Lunch 

1:00-1:15      Preparation and Installation
               Preservation and Conservation Issues
               Mark Roosa, Chief Preservation Officer
               Huntington Library

1:15-1:30      Book and Manuscript Support Systems
               Erika Erickson, Exhibitions Preparator
               Huntington Library

1:30-1:45      Exhibition Considerations for China, Jewelry, and
               Other Objects
               Jeff Haskin, Senior Exhibitions Preparator
               Los Angeles County Museum of Art
               Los Angeles, CA.

1:45-2:00      Exhibition of Textiles
               Cara Varnell, Associate Textile Conservator
               Los Angeles County Museum of Art
               Los Angeles, CA

2:00-2:15      Panel Q & A

2:15-2:30      Community Outreach
               Promotion and Publicity
               Catherine Babcock, Communications Director
               Huntington Library

2:30-2:45      Creating An Exhibition Catalog
               Peggy Bernal, Publications Director
               Huntington Library

2:45-3:15      Educational Initiatives: Symposia, special
               programs, Docent and volunteer training
               Robert Ritchie, Director of Research
               Huntington Library

3:15-3:30      Panel Q & A

3:30-3:45      Closing Remarks
               William A. Moffett, Director of the Library
               Huntington Library


To register, fill out the registration form and send with a $ 15 check
made out to the Huntington Library to Marilyn Bressler, Lincoln
Symposium, Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108.
Registration will be limited to 100. Lunch will be provided and there
will be plenty of free parking. If you have questions call Marilyn
Bressler at (818) 405-2244.

Complete registration form and send with a $ 15 check made out to
The Huntington Library to:

    Marilyn Bressler
    Lincoln Symposium
    Huntington Library
    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, CA 91108

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                  Conservation DistList Instance 7:63
                  Distributed: Thursday, March 3, 1994
                        Message Id: cdl-7-63-007
Received on Wednesday, 2 March, 1994

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