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Subject: Presentation on exhibition and loan

Presentation on exhibition and loan

From: Christopher Coleman <ecz5cdc>
Date: Wednesday, November 29, 1995
Exhibits, Loans, & Preservation: Maintaining a Delicate Balance
December 11, 1995   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Dorothy Collins Brown Auditorium
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
(between Curson Avenue and Ogden Street, two blocks west of Fairfax
Los Angeles, Ca 90036

9:00- 9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
    Lisa Courtney Forman (LAPNet and LACMA)
    Victoria Blyth Hill (LACMA)

9:15-10:00  Selecting Object for Exhibition and Loan: The Curatorial
    Tim Benson, Associate Curator (LACMA)
    Cindy Burlingham, Assoc. Director and Curator,
    Grunwald, UCLA at Hammer Museum
    10:00-10:20  Coffee break

10:20-11:00  Establishing a Dialog: Working with Curators to Evaluate
    Items for Exhibit and Loan
    Marc Harnly, Conservator (Getty Museum)
    Nancy Yacco, Asst. Conservator (Getty Museum)
    Nancy Turner, Asst. Conservator (Getty Museum)

11:00-11:30 Environmental Control: Light Levels, Temperature and
    Relative Humidity
    Terry Schaeffer, Phd. Conservation Research Scientist
    (affiliated with LACMA)
    11:30-12:00 The Purpose and Value of Facilities Reports and
    Loan Agreements
    Renee Montgomery, Registrar (LACMA)
    Laurie Sowd, Operations Director (Huntington Library)
    Mo Shannon, Collections Manager (Private Practice)

12:00- 1:30 Lunch

1:30- 2:30 Basic Elements of a Condition Report
    Work on Paper: Lena White, Collections Manager
    (Grunwald, UCLA at Hammer Museum)
    Books: Maria Fredericks, Conservator (Huntington)
    Photographs: Deborah Derby, Asst. Conservator
    (Getty Center)

2:30-2:45  Coffee break

2:45-3:45 Panel Session on Packaging and Shipping
    Victoria Blyth Hill, Senior Paper Conservator (LACMA)
    Rita Gomez, Packer and Preparator (Getty Museum)
    Mary Ellen Conway, Branch Manager (Masterpiece Int'l)
    Bryan Cooke, Owner (Cooke's Crating Company)

3:45-4:15  Wrap up and open questions and answer session

Registration is $27.00. Free parking is available directly across
the street from LACMA at Wilshire and Spaulding.  Lunch is not
included. There is a cafe at the museum serving a variety of hot
entres, sandwiches, salad bar and beverages.  There are also several
restaurants within walking distance.  A list of nearby eateries will
be included in the program package.

Please make checks to Los Angeles Preservation Network (LAPNet) and
include your name, institution, address and telephone number.

PLease mail checks to

Katherine E.S. Donahue
UCLA Biomedical Library
12-077CHS,    Box # 951798
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1798
email: ecz5kat [at] MVS__OAC__UCLA__EDU

Attendance is limited to 100.

The event is sponsored by the Los Angeles Preservation Network
(LAPNet). Contacts for more information:

Lisa Courtney Forman
Asst. Conservator (LACMA)
Fax: 213-936-5755
lforman [at] art__lacma__art

Mark Roosa
Chief Preservation Officer
Huntington Library and Art Collections
Fax: 818-405-0225
roosa [at] juliet__caltech__edu

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:45
                 Distributed: Friday, December 1, 1995
                        Message Id: cdl-9-45-023
Received on Wednesday, 29 November, 1995

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