FIFTH INTERNATIONAL MOUNTMAKERS FORUM

THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART MAY 4-5, 2016


 

Welcoming Remarks to the Fifth International Mount Makers Forum

Materials Testing at The Cleveland Museum of Art by Chris Bruns, Environment and Object Conservation Technician, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Mountmaking: Materials Selection for Object Safety and Practicality by Jamie Hascall, Mount Maker/Craftsmann, Mountmaking Focus Studio/Hascall Consulting, Seattle, WA

Stick to it Magnetic Mount-niers! by Gwen Spicer, Conservator, Spicer Art Conservation, Delmar, NY

Silver & Gold: Unique Mounting Techniques for Jewelry from Africa and Oman on Display at NMAFA by Keith Conway, Exhibits Specialist/ Mount Maker, National Museum of African Art Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Crown of the Andes Mount by Matthew Cumbie, Conservation Preparator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Mounts for a Haus Tambaran (Men's Spirit House) 20' Lintel, Papua New Guinea by Jason Webster, Preparator, Oakland Museum of Art California, Oakland, CA

Displaying "Curiosities" from the Cook Voyage Collection by Alan Cooke, Museum Technician, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, England

The Effects of Harmonics: The Challenge of Mitigating Seismic Forces on Colossal Sculpture by Vincent Avalos, Mount Maker, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Seismic Response of Statue-Pedestal Systems by Christine E. Wittich, Ph. D Candidate, Tara C. Hutchinson Professor, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Cleveland's Maya Stela: Art, Conservation, and Engineering by Samantha Springer, Conservator, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR and Dario Gasparini, Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Harmonization of Mounts and Supports on an Entire Museum Collection by Stephane Pennec, CEO, AINU, New York, NY

A Mount for a Royal Persian Tent by Philip Brutz, Mount Maker, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Keynote address to the Fifth International Mountmakers Forum by Ian Charnas, Manager, Sears Think[box], Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

How to Make a Fosshape Dress Form by Jim Williams, Exhibition Designer/Preparator, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Mount Making 101: How to make a threaded anchor for mounting artifacts by Philip Brutz