Latest Event Updates
More from the Period Rooms conference sandpits – this time some of the ideas that came out of the second of the Period Rooms conference Sandpits led by Jonathan Gration from De Montefort University titled: Virtual Period Room
Some of the ideas generated from the first of the Period Rooms conference Sandpits led by Deirdre Murphy and Lee Prosser from Historic Royal Palaces, titled: The King’s Presence Chamber, Kensington Palace – a 21st century reconsideration
Round-ups from the other three sandpits to follow…
A selection of photos from the Auckland Castle trip taken by Valentin Delic.
A big thank you to all delegates and speakers who attended the Period Rooms conference at the Bowes Museum! Just a quick note to let everyone know that I am updating the delegate contact list which was included in your conference packs and will be distributing this via email asap. I will also be posting summaries of the key ideas that arose through the four ‘sandpit’ sessions held on Friday 19th September.
You can now view the delicious menu for the conference dinner on Thursday 18th September evening courtesy of the Café Bowes team.
Bookings are coming in well for the Period Room Conference – still a few places left so do please book if you are still interested in attending. It looks like we will have a really rich series of exchanges, and we already have many senior academics and museum/art gallery professionals signed up as attending.
This list of organisations attending illustrates how significant the conference will be!….SO FAR, we have representatives from:
Museums/Heritage Organisations/Art Galleries (UK)
The National Trust; The National Trust for Scotland; English Heritage; The Victoria & Albert Museum; The National Portrait Gallery; Historic Royal Palaces; National Museums Scotland; National Science Museum; Waddesdon Manor; Tullie House Museum; Fairfax House, York; The Bowes Museum (obviously!)
Museums/Heritage Organisations/Art Galleries (USA)
Minneapolis Institute of Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Orleans Museum of Art; The Huntington Art Gallery and Archives; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museums/Heritage Organisations/Art Galleries (Europe)
Jewish Museum, Vienna; Kunsthistoriches Museum, Vienna; Universal Museum Joanneum, Graz
Universities (UK, Europe)
University of Manchester; University of Leeds (obviously!); University of Glasgow; University of York; University of Durham; University of Cambridge; University of Southampton; University of London; de Montfort University; Open University; University of Potsdam; University of Ghent; KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Stockholm
plus Freelance curators, writers, practitioners and students!
PLEASE DO JOIN US!