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Conference on gilding

From: Sarah Pringle <springle<-at->
Date: Sunday, July 21, 2013
Society of Gilders 2013 Conference
New Orleans
October 21-25, 2013,

The Society of Gilders in cooperation with the Louisiana State
Museum announce Gilding in New Orleans 2013, a conference focusing
on traditional gilding skills and techniques.  The conference, held
in New Orleans October 21-25, 2013, features intensive hands-on
courses, lectures, discussions, social events and volunteer

Courses offered are full day 9:00 - 5:00

    Water Gilding with Peter Miller
    3 days, Monday - Wednesday
    Oct. 21-23, 2013

    Book Edge Gilding with Samuel Feinstein
    2 days, Monday - Tuesday
    Oct. 21-22, 2013

    Verre Eglomise'
    gilding and reverse painting on glass with Miriam Ellner
    3 days, Monday - Wednesday
    Oct. 21-23, 2013

    Panel and Furniture Gilding with Sarah Pringle
    3 days, Tuesday - Thursday
    Oct. 22-24, 2013

    Restoration of Antique Frames with Michael Gilbert
    2 days, Thursday - Friday
    Oct. 24-25, 2013

    Medieval Manuscript Illumination with Lesley Doyel
    3 days Tuesday - Thursday
    Oct. 22-24, 2013

    Oil Gilding with Micki Cavanah
    2 days, Thursday -  Friday
    Oct. 24-25, 2013

    Toning of the Gilded Surface with Smith Coleman
    2 days, Thursday  - Friday
    Oct. 24-25, 2013

    Gilding on a Glass Transom Panel with Brendon Brandon
    1 day Friday Oct. 25, 2013

Ongoing throughout the week: Attendees and volunteers are welcome to
participate in the final work sessions of the Society of Gilders'
five-year Community Projects to restore the gilding at the historic
St. Alphonsus Church and assist with frame restoration and
conservation at the Louisiana State Museum. Participation is free
and open to all. A Society of Gilders members exhibition in
conjunction with The Louisiana State Museum at The Cabildo on
Historic Jackson Square.

Evening events:

    Monday October 21, 2013
        7:00 pm         Reception at The Cabildo

    Tuesday October 22, 2013
        7:30 pm         Lectures at The Mint

    Wednesday October 23, 2013
        (Time TBA)      Society of Gilders board meeting and

        7:30 - 11:00    Evening social featuring live Zydeco music
                        and dancing

Accommodations: We have arranged for conference rates at the Place
d'Armes Hotel located across the street from the Cabildo and walking
distance to The Mint and the bus line which goes to within a block
of St. Alphonsus Church one of the community project venues.

Scholarship and work study opportunities are available.

For more information on courses, events and registration, visit


or call 1-888-991-7676.

Sarah Pringle
Treasurer, Society of Gilders
PO Box 323
Rochester, MN 55903

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:7
                 Distributed: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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Received on Sunday, 21 July, 2013

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