INTERNATIONAL MOUNTMAKERS FORUM UK KICK-START EVENT

The International Mountmakers Forum UK Kick-Start Event was held on April 15, 2015 at the Natural History Museum, London.

 

Review

Program

 

 

Introduction

 

Helen Walker, Exhibitions Specialist, Natural History Museum, London 
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Presentations

 

Origins of the Mountmakers Forum 
McKenzie Lowry, Senior Mountmaker, Antiquities Conservation, Getty Museum, Los angeles 
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The International Mountmakers Forum- An Evolution 
BJ Farrar, Senior Mountmaker, Decorative Arts and Sculpture Conservation, Getty Museum, Los Angeles 
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The Collaborative Mounting of a 17th Century Lobster Tailed Helmet (Co-authored by Zoe Lancely) 
Roger Murray, Museum Technician, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London 
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The Adventures of Setting up a Workshop at The Wellcome Trust 
Christian Kingham, Exhibitions Coordinator, The Wellcome Trust, London 
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Morning Session Q&A 
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Plowden and Smith Mountmaking Highlights 
Kevin Smith, Conservator and Managing Director of Plowden and Smith Ltd., London 
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Where to from Here? 
Shelly Uhlir, Senior Staff Mountmaker, The National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 

Afternoon Session Q&A 
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