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North American Textile Conservation Conference

From: Christine Giuntini <christine.giuntini>
Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2007
The Board of Directors of the North American Textile Conservation
Conference is pleased to invite you to Washington, DC to attend the
Sixth Biennial Conference, "Facing Impermanence: Exploring
Preventive Conservation for Textiles", November 6-9, 2007. This
conference is co-sponsored by The Textile Museum, The National
Gallery of Art, and The National Museum of the American Indian.

The conference will open on Thursday, November 8, 2007 with a
keynote speech by Jean Tetreault, Senior Researcher for the Canadian
Conservation Institute. The two-day conference program will include
17 presentations, eight posters, two evening receptions, and lunch
during the conference. Presentation of papers and posters will take
place at the National Gallery of Art.

The conference will be preceded by two days of workshops. Workshops
will take place at the National Museum of the American Indian, at
The Textile Museum, and the X-radiography workshop will take place
at the National Museum of African Art.  Lunch during all workshops
will be included in the workshop fee.

For further details concerning the presentations, posters and
workshops as well as registration information, please see
<URL:http://www.textilemuseum.org/natcc/main.htm>

Please note that through the generosity of a local foundation, NATCC
is able to offer financial assistance to cover registration ($275)
and up to $475 to help cover expenses for a limited number of
applicants. Applications must be received by July 12, 2007 to be
considered. NATCC will inform successful applicants by July 31,
2007.

We are looking forward to seeing both familiar and new faces this
November.

Christine Giuntini
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10028
212-650-2594


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