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Lecture on collections and display

From: Lynn McLean <l.mcclean>
Date: Thursday, September 19, 2002
SSCR 25th Anniversary Lecture
Artefacts within Architecture - Changing Attitudes to Collections
    and Display
November 9, 2002

The Scottish Society for Conservation and Restoration is celebrating
its 25th anniversary with a day of lectures. The speakers are top
professionals from national institutions and heritage organisations.
The theme of the lectures aims to reflect how the context,
requirements and expectations of artefacts within an architectural
setting have changed and developed in the last quarter century.


   "Interpreting the National Galleries of Scotland and their
    Sir Timothy Clifford
    Director General, National Galleries of Scotland

   "The challenge of presenting works of art in-situ: a curators
    view of Newhailes"
    Ian Gow
    Curator, National Trust for Scotland

   "Fresh thinking on storage and display: working with the
    National Museums of Scotland"
    David Page
    Architect, Page and Park Architects

   "Joining up the thinking--Conservation over 25 years"
    James Simpson
    Conservation Architect, Simpson and Brown Architects

   "A crisis of identity? The changing role of science in the
    conservation of cultural heritage"
    Professor Norman Tenant
    Professor of Chemistry of Conservation and Restoration, The
    University of Amsterdam

   "Monuments as museums--meaningful or misguided? The display of
    archaeological  and historical artefacts in context"
    Richard Welander
    Collections Manager, Historic Scotland

    James Boyle, Chairman of the Scottish Arts Council will lead the
    debate at the end of the day.

Registration fee, including lunch and refreshments

    SSCR members UKP55,
    non-members UKP60
    students UKP50

Registration forms are available at
<URL:> or by email from
admin [at] sscr__demon__co__uk

Lynn McClean
Head of Paper and Textile Conservation
Conservation and Analytical Research
National Museums of Scotland
+44 131 247 4077

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