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Bright Ideas! Light Management for Cultural Collections

Friday 10 January 2014 (Categories: Non ICOM/ICOM-CC)

Bright Ideas!

Light Management for Cultural Collections
Seminar and Workshop

organised by the Icon Science and Care of Collections Groups (UK)

Venue: Museum of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Date: 25 March 2014

This event will be a practical seminar to share best practice through talks in the morning, and workshops in the afternoon. The afternoon sessions will include hands on demonstrations of how to of apply techniques such as microfading and colour measurement.

Speakers include Bruce Ford from Art and Archival in Australia. Bruce has developed the application of the microfading method for many museums and art galleries, including National Museum of Australia, Tate and National Galleries of Scotland.

Presentations will compare different approaches to managing daylight in historic houses, as well as an update on LED technology for gallery lighting, and case studies of light management at museums and art galleries.

Event fee: £65 Icon members, £95 non-members, £40 students*

For further information, contact Siobhan Watts, Head of Conservation Science, National Museums Liverpool:
Siobhan.watts@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk
+44 (0)151 478 4866

To book a place, please contact Lucy Renwick, Head of Collections Services and Logistics, National Museums Liverpool.
Lucy.renwick@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk
+44 (0)151 478 4811

* a limited number of student places are available, and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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