January 13, 2013
Presentation by Julia Brennan
and Annual Meeting
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Textile conservator Julia Brennan introduced the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, and chronicled her project of designing and setting up the lab and storage; training the team of five collections care and conservation staff; establishing a conservation mandate for the largest textile museum in Southeast Asia (climate control, enviornmental standards, pest management etc); developing the inaugural exhibits; designing and preparing 155 mounts and mannequins; outreach with the grand palace treasuries and other textile collecting communities; and showed the finished splendor of the museum.
Julia Brennan is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation, a Director of the Washington Conservation Guild, and founder of the Collections Care Network CCN. She received her Masters in art crime from ARCA The Association for Research in Crimes Against Art, 2010. www.caringfortextiles.com
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