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Courses on transport and exhibition

From: Intl. Acad. Projects <info>
Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2002
International Academic Projects (IAP) courses to be held at The
Wallace Collection, London in July 2002

We are pleased to announce that IAP  will be running the following
courses at The Wallace Collection in central London this summer. The
courses are targeted at those persons who either have to organise
packing and transport of art objects and antiquities or those who
are concerned with the practicalities of safe mounting and display
of objects.

Packing and Transport of Museum Objects
Jul 16, 2002
Tutors: Jaap van der Burg and Wouter Hijnberg, Helicon Conservation
Support, Netherlands
Price: # 285.00/$ 450.00

    This course consists of discussions and practical sessions. The
    tutors present their eight-step approach:  examination of
    objects and routes--risk assessment; optimisation of object and
    route;  Assessment and design of packaging; Packing methods :
    shocks and vibrations, data-loggers, packing cases;
    transport/couriering; Unpacking; Evaluation and Improvements. It
    is aimed at all who are involved in the care, transport, packing
    and installation of art and antiquities.

Mounting Museum Objects for Exhibition
July 17-19, 2002
Tutor: Roy Mandeville, Plowden and Smith Ltd, London
Price: #375/$595

    During this wholly practical course,  participants develop
    skills and understanding in fabric covering techniques for
    display plinths and panels, and the techniques of making object
    mounts in acrylic and brass. Related topical issues--climate
    control, lighting and materials suitability, are discussed.

    This course is for those persons who need to make mounts for
    3-dimensional objects on exhibition.

Further details and enrolment from :

    James Black
    International Academic Projects
    6 Fitzroy Square
    London W1T 5HJ
    +44 207 380 0800
    Fax: +44 207 380 0500
    jb [at] academicprojects__co__uk

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Received on Wednesday, 27 March, 2002

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