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Jul 01, 2022
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AICCM Exhibitions SIG Symposium: September-November 2022 Exhibitions: Inclusive and Sustainable Practices Call for abstracts for online webinar series The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) Exhibitions Special Interest Group (SIG) is planning a hybrid symposium on Exhibitions: Inclusive and Sustainable Practices to be held over several months between September and November 2022. This will comprise of a: 3 free online webinars, each focusing on a different theme, from 6-8pm on Tuesday 18, Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 October 2022 2 in-person paid workshops held in Victoria in September and November. The Exhibitions SIG Symposium 2022 aims to explore the innovations, intricacies, successes, and challenges associated with the development and delivery of exhibitions. It takes a village to put on an exhibition and so we invite diverse perspectives, experiences and ideas from everyone working in this space, including curators, registrars, designers, technicians, mount makers, emerging professionals, students, volunteers, artists and community members to share their experiences. We encourage contributions from big cities to remote locations, and everywhere in between to share current and new ways of thinking and working. We invite abstracts for a keynote presentation and for those aligning with the three key themes of our online webinar series: ● Keynote ● Documentation ● Collaboration ● Display Please see attached document for further information on ideas and how to submit your abstract. Workshop details The Exhibitions SIG Symposium 2022 will hold 2 in-person paid workshops held in Victoria. The first workshop is being delivered in regional Victoria in partnership with AMAGA (Vic) and is aimed at beginner allied professionals and non-conservators in September. The second workshop is being delivered in Melbourne, in partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne and is aimed at mid-career conservators looking to develop their skills. Details about these workshops and their registrations will be advertised through the AICCM and AMAGA (Vic). Please share this call for abstracts with your colleagues, collaborators and contacts through your various online and in-person communication channels, so that we can create a space for many diverse voices to share information and experiences related to the development and delivery of all kinds of exhibitions. Thank you from the Exhibitions SIG Symposium 2022 committee and we look forward to receiving your abstracts. Best wishes from: Samantha Hamilton, Sandra Yee, Kyra Kim, Sophie Lewincamp, Cindy Seeberger, Bronwyn Tulloh, Rhiannon Walker, Yuhong Zhang and Rebecca Negri. Samantha.Hamilton@artscentremelbourne.com.au
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Mar 30, 2022
In Training Opportunities
The IMF is excited to present a virtual workshop on Mount Painting! Please join us as we gather a wonderful group of experienced mountmakers to share their various techniques for mount painting and finishing using acrylic paints, Gamblin Conservation Colors, stipple techniques, and tinning. This event is free of charge but requires registration. Spaces are limited! Register today! https://www.mountmakersforum.net/mountpainting
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May 16, 2019
In Jobs and Opportunities
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Williamsburg, Virginia The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is seeking applicants for an Exhibit Technician. This is a permanent, full-time position. As a member of the Art Museums’ design and production team the Technician, exercising high levels of skill, will fabricate, finish, install and maintain exhibition environments and display components with extreme precision according to written, drawn and oral specifications. Qualifications: Experience using commercial woodworking and metalworking power tools, power hand tools, and hand tools usually gained by working in the construction, cabinetmaking or fabrication trades for 2 or more years. Studio art experience may be considered as an alternate experience qualification. Possesses basic carpentry math skills and experience, including measuring, estimating, marking, squaring, leveling, sawing, drilling, shaping, fastening and finishing, usually gained by working in the construction, cabinetmaking or fabrication trades for 2 or more years. Studio art experience may be considered as an alternate experience qualification. Ability to work in noisy production shops, paint spray booth, and other production and maintenance areas for prolonged periods while standing, bending, reaching, and wear Personal Protective Equipment (eye protection, hearing protection, dust masks and safety shoes) and other PPE as directed. Ability to work as part of a team or individually, with limited supervision and meet deadlines, follow instructions, and adapt to changing priorities and work non-standard hours, including overtime, early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed. Proficient in English, spoken and written, generally gained through a high-school education or GED, to comprehend construction drawings, field notes, MSDS documents, and tool and equipment operators’ safety manuals and procedures. Have a valid driver’s license and be able to lift and carry 50 pounds, use freight elevators, walk up and down stairs, work on ladders, scaffolds, aerial work platforms and dock levelers. Preferred qualifications: Previous museum exhibition production experience. 2 years’ experience in a commercial exhibition production shop. 2 years’ experience working with standard metalsmith fabrication processes for aluminum, brass and/or steel, working with plate, rod, tube, angle and square stock. Experience working with and assembling low-voltage LED lighting components, AV components and controls inside cabinets and display cases is a plus. Using link below, please apply online for ‘Exhibit Technician’. <URL: Colonial Williamsburg Careers> Successful candidate must have US work visa. Colonial Williamsburg supports a drug- and alcohol-free workplace. AA/EOE Patricia Silence Director of Conservation Operations Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
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