PACCIN - Annual Conference

Annual Conference

Friday, April 7, 2017–Saturday, April 8, 2017
Modern Art Museum
Forth Worth, TX
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Join PACCIN for two days of presentations around the theme of Learning through Failure, and back of house tours of local museums. Topics include success and failure of installation hardware in earthquakes, measuring environmental, shock and vibration performance of crates, cultivating diverse teams, and many practical tips on materials and techniques. 

Conference admission is $100 for members, $125 for nonmembers (or sign up to be a member for $25, and get admission to the conference for $100). Registration begins on January 23rd.

Sessions Include:

  • Sarah Titheridge, ArtTechSpace Ltd.: Social Media—Making mistakes for all the world to (sea) see
  • Vincent Beltran and Rita Gomez, J. Paul Getty Museum: Measuring Environmental, Shock, and Vibration performance of crates
  • Brent Powell, Private Consultant, author of Collection Care: An Illustrated Handbook for the Care and Handling of Cultural Objects: Preparation/Profession History to Professional Development
  • Jeff Isaacs, Takiya: Earthquake aftermath: How different types of 2D installation methods fared through earthquakes in Japan
  • Ashley McGrew, Cantor Art Center at Stanford University: Introduction to the STASH site with sample presentations
  • Alexi Chisler, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Designing/using a wiki, a ticketing system, and project management software to track exhibition maintenance tasks in a hundred year old building
  • Mark Wamaling, Artex Fine Art Services, and Julia Latané, The Broad: Building diversity and inclusion in prep crews
  • Ashley McGrew , Cantor Art Center at Stanford University, and others: Quick prep tips on materials and techniques
  • BJ Farrar, J. Paul Getty Museum: Successes and Failures in 3D Scanning and Fabrication for Mounts
  • Dexter Nelson and Jarod Atkinson, Museum of the Bible: What a Pane in the Stained Glass: Dismantling and packing Tiffany stained glass windows for transit
  • Sean Harrison, Bullock Texas State History Museum: Breaking ! = ? Bad: How to respond, address, and assimilate unintentional loss by human error
  • Antonio Addari, Arteria and Marc Bongaarts, Stedelijk Museum: Moving Artwork into Venice, Italy: What you should know before shipping to Venice
  • Richard Hinson, Museum of Fine Arts Houston: An Unconventional Move
  • Pablo Brouwer and Humberto Del Rio, RLA Conservation of Art & Architecture: Practical Collaborations between Technicians and Conservators
  • Kevin Marshall, J. Paul Getty Museum: Year in Review: Significant Security Incidents
  • Marc Bongaarts, Stedelijk Museum: About SBMK—The Foundation for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (Dutch abbreviation: SBMK)
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