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Subject: Symposium on fiber optic lighting

Symposium on fiber optic lighting

From: Susan Rogers <srogers>
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 1999
Los Angeles Preservation Network and
The Huntington present

Illuminating Exhibitions:
The Light at the End of the Fiber
A One-day Symposium on Fiber Optic Lighting
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
April 9, 1999

Sponsored by a grant from
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd E. Cotsen
Illuminating Exhibitions:
The Light at the End of the Fiber

This one-day symposium examines the conservation advantages of fiber
optic lighting in library and museum exhibitions. Participants will
hear about philosophical perspectives on the use of fiber optics,
the state of fiber optic technology, practical considerations when
installing a system, and will also have the opportunity to see the
recent installation at the Huntington for the current exhibition on
George Washington.

Program Schedule:

8:30 - 9 a.m.
Registration, Friends' Hall

9:00 a.m.
David S. Zeidberg, Avery Director of the Library

9 - 10 a.m.
The Physics of Fiber Optic Lighting
Terry Schaeffer, Special Conservation Research Fellow
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

10 - 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Fiber Optic Lighting the Main Exhibit Hall at the Huntington Library
Mark Roosa, Head of Conservation, Library of Congress

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Lunch, Garden Terrace
Opportunity to view George Washington exhibit

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
The Art of Exhibition Lighting
Ruth Ellen Miller, President and Co-Founder, NoUVIR Research
Jack Miller, Vice President and Co-Founder, NoOVIR Research

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
The Mechanics of Installing Fiber Optic Lighting
George Minardos, Principal, Binder Minardos Builders

3:00 p.m.
Discussion and Wrap-up

For additional information, contact:

    Melanie Pickett
    mpickett [at] huntington__org

                         Registration Form

City, State, Zip:
One form is required per individual.  Copy form as needed.

Registration is $15 and includes a box lunch.  Please indicate
sandwich preference:

    Tuna Salad

Amount Enclosed:
(Please make check payable to the Huntington Library)

Payment by Credit Card:
Name on card:
    Exp. Date
    American Express
    Master Card

Registration form and fee must be received by April 5. No refunds
will be given after that date.

Send registration form with payment to:

    LAPNet c/o Melanie Pickett
    The Huntington Library
    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, CA  91108
    Fax (credit card registration only):  626-449-5720

Directions to The Huntington: Foothill Freeway (210): From the west
take the Hill Avenue off-ramp and follow surface street (and signs)
to Allen. Proceed south about one mile to the Huntington. From the
east take the Allen off-ramp south to the Huntington gate.

San Bernardino Freeway (10): Take the San Gabriel Blvd. off-ramp
north. Turn left on California and left again at Allen. Proceed
south to the Huntington gate.

Pasadena Freeway (110): Freeway becomes Arroyo Parkway. Continue on
Arroyo; turn right on California; turn right again on Allen and
proceed to the Huntington gate.

Huntington Drive: Turn north at San Marino Ave.; jog left after one
long block, then turn right onto San Marino again and left after
one block onto Stratford, which ends at the Huntington gate.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:76
                  Distributed: Friday, March 26, 1999
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Received on Wednesday, 24 March, 1999

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