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Conference on conservation of fountains

From: Jason Church <jason_church<-at->
Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training in
partnership with The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and conservator
Martin Burke announces a two day training on the conservation of
fountains. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri
will host the training which includes presented papers and panel
discussion sessions on July 10-11, 2013.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Registration opens at 8am Welcome at 8:30am

    Keynote:  Challenges of Maintaining the Fountains of "The City
    of Fountains", Kansas City
        by Jocelyn Ball-Edson

    Fountain Maintenance: Maintenance Programs for Historic
        by Fran Gale

    Fountain Maintenance: A Manageable Approach for the Maintenance
    of Fountain Water
        by Robert Krueger

    Fountain Maintenance: Bringing the "Fountain of Life" Back to
    Life- Marble and Bronze Conservation and Sculptural Figure
        by Ricardo Viera and Michele Boyd

    Fountain Maintenance: Maintenance Maladies-Who is Minding the
    Fountain? By Mary Jablonski and Xsusha Flandro

    Material Issue: Fountain Conservation-California Style
        by Andrea Morse

    Material Issue: Toward Better Treatment of Cast-Iron Fountains
    with Zinc Statues
        by Carol Grissom

    Material Issue: Rehabilitation of Shippensburg University's Old

        by Gabriel W. Harrison and T. Scott Kreilick

    Case Study: South Florida Fountain Conservation: Case Studies of
    the treatment of several fountains in a tropical environment
        by Justine Posluszny Bello

    Case Study: Art and Infrastructure: Restoring the Futuristic
    Fountain and Reflecting Pool
        by Margot Brunn and Henry Zuehlke

    Case Study: Conservation of Lawrence Halprin's Lovejoy Fountain
        by Marie C. Laibinis

    Case Study: Restoration of Rockefeller's Italian Fountain
        by Ricardo Viera and Michele Boyd

    Case Study: Alexander Calder's "Hello Girls":  a Wind and Water
    Driven Non-Interactive Feature
        by John Hirx

    Fountain Tours of Kansas City with Paul Benson

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Registration opens at 8:30am
Lecture begins at 9am

    Engineering 281: Renovation of Fountains: Hydraulic
        by David Peterson

    Water Quality: Kansas City Water Quality
        by David Greene

    Water Quality: Water Chemistry Guidelines for Art Fountains
        by Martin Burke

    Water Quality: Aquatic Plants for Water Quality Maintenance in

    Features and Fountains
        by Mary Willeford-Bair, Catherine Dewey, and Walter Zachritz

    Materials: A Brief Appreciation of Fountains Through History:

    Functions, Appearances, and Meaning
        by John Scott

    Field Session: Issues at the Nelson-Atkins
    with Kate Garland and Bob Bolt

    Field Session: Water Quality Testing
    with Martin Burke

    Panel Discussion: Idealized Maintenance

    Panel Discussion: Current State of Research/ Where to now?


    Closing Reception at the Nelson-Atkins

All lectures and field sessions will take place at the

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64111

Conference is $199 and interested participants can register at


Jason Church
Materials Conservator
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches LA 71457
Fax: 318-356-9119

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:3
                 Distributed: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
                        Message Id: cdl-27-3-010
Received on Wednesday, 19 June, 2013

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