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9th North American Textile Conservation Conference in SF

CONFERENCE: “Conserving Modernity: the Articulation of Innovation,” 9th North American Textile Conservation Conference
San Francisco, California
November 12th – 15th, 2013

Synthetics. New ideas to old problems. Wearable art. Creative treatment solutions. Evolving installations. Collaborations with contemporary artists. These are some of the topics that will be addressed in two days of papers and posters presented in the deYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park for the 9th biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference.

Two days of workshops will precede the presentations and will cover aqueous cleaning solutions for textiles, natural and synthetic fiber identification, and progressive display techniques. There will also be workshops offered by San Francisco artists on innovative techniques for resist dyeing and working with ribbon to custom design trims and other embellishments.

The opening reception will take place in the Jackson Square District hosted by Peter Pap Oriental Rugs and the Lotus gallery. The closing gala will be held at the Asian Art Museum.

Following the conference, two additional tours will be offered: a cultural adventure throughout the East Bay and a tour of the Levi Strauss & Co Archives.

For more information contact: contactNATCC@natcconference.com

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