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Painted wood symposium

From: Dave Harvey <daveh>
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 1994
I am posting the following announcement for F.Carey Howlett:

    Painted Wood: History and Conservation
        sponsored by the Wooden Artifacts Group of The American
        Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works and
        the Foundation of the AIC.

    Dates of Symposium:  11-14 Nov. 94
    Location:            Williamsburg Lodge Conference Center, Colonial
                         Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg VA, USA
    Audience:            curators, conservators, art and architectural
                         historians, conservation scientists,
                         collections managers, collectors, students

    Registration is still open for this international symposium, which
    features forty formal lectures, four hands-on demonstrations and
    sixteen poster presentations on topics related to the study and
    preservation of historic painted wood.  Speakers will address a
    diversity of subjects, including twelfth-to seventeenth century
    Chinese polychrome sculpture, Belgian Renaissance altarpieces,
    Italian picture frames, nineteenth century American Shaker
    furniture, etc.  The symposium will emphasize new interpretations of
    painted wooden objects gained through the increased collaboration of
    curators, conservators, art historians and materials scientists.

      $210 (AIC  members) $250 (non-members) (postmarked by 10/28)
      $235   "     "      $275   "    "      (after 10/28)

    For symposium registration and hotel information please call:

Please mention this posting on Condist when your register! Many thanks,

David Harvey
Assistant Conservator of Metals & Arms
Colonial Williamsburg
P.O. Box 1776
Williamsburg, VA, USA  23187-1776

                  Conservation DistList Instance 8:30
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Received on Tuesday, 25 October, 1994

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