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SOS! home page

From: Jennifer Chinworth <jchinworth>
Date: Thursday, July 18, 1996
Visit the Save Outdoor Sculpture! (SOS!) home page at

    http://www.nic.org/sos/sos.html

to register for "Playing for Keeps: A Game Plan to Save Outdoor
Sculpture, An International Town Meeting, 16-19 November 1996.

    **** Moderator's comments:   There is a link to this site from
    the Organizations page in CoOL

This fall in Washington, D.C., citizens, conservators, art
historians, public officials, business leaders and park staff will
attend a major meeting to celebrate Save Outdoor Sculpture (SOS!)
results and to consider next steps for action. Sculptor Luis Jimenez
is the keynote speaker.

Meeting at a Glance

Five workshops will take place Saturday, 16 November 1996:

    1.  "Sorry!-Is Not Good Enough: Outdoor Sculpture and the Law"

    2.  "What's My Line? Personnel Options in Maintenance"

    3.  "Risk: Prudent Management with Your Collection Management
        Plan"

    4.  "Dominoes: Linking Your Sculpture and Your Schools"

    5.  "The $64,000 Question: Fund Raising for Treatment and
        Maintenance"

The town meeting officially begins on Sunday, 17 November with a
morning tours, "Statue Maker, Freeze!: On the Trail of Outdoor
Sculpture;" an afternoon symposium, "Let the Games Begin: A
Celebration of America's Sculpture," which will include the keynote
speaker's address; and a reception that will include an
international showplace with database demonstrations, education and
curriculum materials, a consultant's corner, poster sessions and a
book fair.

On Monday, 18 November "Passwords and Clues: Public Sculpture and
Public Awareness" and "Puzzles and Conundrums: Piecing Together an
Interpretive Plan for Your Community's Public Sculpture" will
discuss how to increase public awareness of outdoor sculpture and
how to implement local change. Five workshops will be given Monday
afternoon:

    1. "Overview of Treatment Methods"

    2. "Planning and Contracting for Treatment and Maintenance"

    3. "New Commissions for Outdoor Sculpture: Design Choices for
        Cost-effective Long-term Care"

    4. "Personnel Options in Maintenance"

    5. "Applying the Lunch Talk to Your Collection"

A reception will be held Monday evening at the National Museum of
American Art.

Tuesday, 19 November will feature a symposium on two subjects: "On
Your Mark: Setting Your Sights," and "Bingo! Playing the Trump Card:
SOS! for the New Century."

Visit the SOS! home page at <http://www.nic.org/sos/sos.html> for a
detailed agenda and registration instructions. If you are not able
to register on-line, call SOS! for registration materials at
800-422-4612/202-625-1495 or write to SOS!, National Institute for
the Conservation of Cultural Property (NIC), 3299 K Street NW, Suite
602, Washington, DC 20007-4415.

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