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Forum for the Conservation and Restoration of Stained-Glass Windows

From: Lisa Pilosi <lisa.pilosi<-at->
Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Forum for the Conservation and Restoration of Stained-Glass Windows
New York
1-3 June 2009

Registration is now open for the Forum for the Conservation and
Restoration of Stained-Glass Windows, which will take place in New
York City from 1-3 June 2009. The Forum is being held under the
auspices of the American Corpus Vitrearum and the International
Committee of the Corpus Vitrearum for the Conservation of Stained

The three-day conference will consist of two full days of oral
presentations and poster sessions at The Metropolitan Museum of Art,
one of the preeminent cultural institutions in the world. Evening
receptions will be held at The Cloisters and in the newly renovated
Engelhard Courtyard, which will allow participants to view some of
the Museum's extensive holdings of European and American stained
glass. The third day of the conference will be spent viewing stained
glass in situ in Manhattan churches in the company of local experts.
The day and the conference will end with a closing reception. The
Forum will be preceded by a "Sunday at the Met" event - an afternoon
of public keynote lectures devoted to general themes connected to
the Forum.

The Forum is open to all interested stained glass professionals,
including conservators, conservation scientists, architects,
cultural heritage managers, art historians, students, etc. The venue
is intended to provide an unprecedented opportunity for
professionals from Europe and North America to meet and share their
expertise and experience.

The theme of the Forum will be "The Art of Collaboration:
Stained-Glass Conservation in the Twenty-First Century". Papers will
be delivered in English, French and German with simultaneous
translation. Texts of the oral presentations and summaries of the
poster presentations will be published by Brepols Publishers in
cooperation with the American Corpus Vitrearum.

Information about the conference, including a provisional list of
presentations and the registration form is available at


Participation is limited to 150 on a first-come first-served basis,
so early registration is encouraged.

Please share this announcement with interested colleagues.

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