Ottawa 1997

No workshops were held.

  • Pressure Mounting Textiles for Display. Thea Peacock and Monique Pullan (The British Museum)
  • Mounting a Teepee Liner for Exhibit. Shirley Ellis (Private Practice)
  • A Possible Solution to the Rug Pad Dilemma. Steven Pine (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston) and Joy Gardiner (H.F. Dupont Winterthur Museum)
  • A Sleeper of a Support System: Using a "Rope Bed" to Create a Slanted Mount for Temporary Exhibit of a Large Flag. Deborah Lee Trupin (New York State Bureau of Historic Sites - Peebles Island), Dennis Farmer (Old Fort Niagara Association), and Kim Yarwood (Castellani Museum)
  • Mannequins for Navajo Textile Display. Susan Heald (National Museum of the American Indian) and Gwen Spicer (Private Practice)
  • "Wedding Belles". Jane Holland (Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation, Toronto) and Linda Berko (London Regional Art and Historical Museums)
  • King's Privy Chamber Throne Canopy, ca. 1700, Hampton Court Palace. Val Davies (Hampton Court Palace)
  • The Influence of Disaster Recovery on Reinstallation of Historic Wall Coverings. Deirdre Windsor (American Textile History Museum)
  • Conservation of Costume for "In Royal Fashion": Time Management for a Large Project With a Small Staff. Barbara Heiberger (Museum of London)
  • Examples of Stabilization and Display of Fragile Textiles for Museums. Vera Vereecken (Institut royal du patrimoine artistique -Brussels)

The Textile Symposium 97 Organizing and Steering committees gratefully acknowledged the generous support and assistance of the following institutions, organizations and individuals:

 Canadian Conservation Institute

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography

Canadian Museum of Nature

Canadian War Museum

Citizenship and Immigration, Enforcement Branch, Port of Entry Management Division

Currency Museum,

Bank of Canada

Dawn Lynch, National Gallery of Canada Department of Canadian Heritage Dr. Shirley Thomson, National Gallery of Canada

Dominion Industrial Fabrics Company DuPont Canada Inc.

Emily Tolot, National Gallery of Canada

Institute of Textile Science

International Gilders' Supplies

Laurier House

Lincoln Fabrics Limited

Monsoon Fabrics

National Archives of Canada

National Aviation Museum

National Gallery of Canada

National Museum of Science and Technology

Ottawa Tourism and Convention Authority

Parks Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada, Translation Bureau Staff Members of the Canadian Conservation Institute

Textile Conservation Newsletter

Monday, September 22, 1997
Location: National Gallery of Canada

  • Can High Productivity be Productive? Jonathan Ashley-Smith and Lynda Hillyer (Victoria and Albert Museum)
  • Textile Conservation, Exhibit and Storage Design for the Commonwealth's Flag Reinstallation Project. Betsy Gould (Boston Art Conservation)
  • Textile Exhibition Practices in the Philippines. Evelyn T.Elveña (National Museum)
  • A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity: Planning and Building New Permanent Exhibitions at the Armémuseum, Stockholm. Annika Castwall af Trolle, Lena Engquist Sandstedt, and Anna Zillén. (Armémuseum).
  • Behind the Seams of an Exhibition. Christiue Paulocik (Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art)
  • Invisible Boundaries: Searching for Common Ground Between Curators, Conservators, and Interpreters. Abby Sue Fisher (U.S. National Park Service)
  • Exhibition and Preservation of Artifacts with Textile Components at Point Ellice House Historic Site . Jennifer Iredale (British Columbia Heritage Trust)
  • Exhibiting Textiles in Historic House Furnished Rooms: Balancing Conservation and Interpretation. Deborah Lee Trupin (New York State Bureau of Historic Sites - Peebles Island)

Tuesday, September 23, 1997

  • Balancing Long-term Display with Preservation: The Treatment of the Fort Sumter Garrison Flag. Jane L. Merritt (US. National Park Service) and Rita Kauneckas (Private Practice)
  • Working with Long-term Exhibits Containing Textiles. Deborah Bede (Minnesota Historical Society)
  • Mechanical Aspects of Lining "Loose Hung" Textiles. Thomas Bilson (Courtauld Institute of Art), Bill Cooke (Department of Textiles, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology), and David Howell (Hampton Court Palace)
  • Treatment Decisions for the Exhibition of a 1697 English State Bed. Nancy Britton (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
  • Comprehensive Approach to Textile Problems in the Hermitage. Elena Mikolaychuk and Nina Pinyagina (State Hermitage Museum).
  • Conservation Guidelines for Museum Exhibition Cases. Toby J. Raphael (U.S. National Park Service)
  • Concerns about Plastics During Exhibition and Transport of Textile Objects. R. Scott Williams (Canadian Conservation Institute)
  • The Lighting Decision. Stefan Michalski (Canadian Conservation Institute)
  • Lighting for Preservation - Fibre Optics in Museum Exhibits. Larry V. Bowers (U.S. National Park Service)

Wednesday, September 24, 1997

  • Exhibiting Historical Costumes from a Living Tradition: Cantonese Opera in Canada. Elizabeth Lominska Johnson and Darrin Morrison (Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia)
  • Conservation, Display and Transport of "Becoming American Women: Clothing and the Jewish Immigrant Experience, 1880-1920". Nancy Buenger (Chicago Historical Society)
  • Travelling with Panache: An Unconventional Packing Method for a Travelling Costrume Exhibit. Carol Brynjolfson (Vancouver Museum)
  • Dressed for the Occasion: Creative and Practical Ideas for Mounting Costume Exhibitions. Eva Burnham (McCord Museum of Canadian History) and Daniel Lalande (Private Practice)
  • Flying the Flag Down Under: A Discussion of the Significance of Flags, the Etiquette of Using Them, and a Variety of Display Techniques. Catherine Challenor and Wendy Dodd (Australian War Memorial)
  • Making the Most of Mounts: Expanding the Role of Display Mounts in the Preservation and Interpretation of Historic Textiles. Alison Lister (Hampton Court Palace)
  • "The Real West": A Collaborative Exhibit at Three Venues. Jeanne Brako (Colorado Historical Society)
  • A Division of Skills: A Case History of Mounting an Exhibition on a Limited Budget. Ann French (Area Museum Council for the South West), Susan Stanton (Ashmolean Museum), and Lesley Anne Kerr (Taunton Castle)
  • "Let Me Edu-tain You," Historic Artifacts and the World of Themed Entertainment. Cara Varnell (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

Renee Dancause, CCI

Jane Down, CCI

Tara Grant, CCI

Sherry Guild, CCI

Helen Holt, Canadian War Museum

Julie Hughes, Canadian Museum of Civilization

Michaela Keyserlingk, CCI

Lucie Thivierge, Parks Canada

Season Tse, CCI

Jan Vuori, CCI

Janet Wagner, CCI

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