What are the latest developments in art preparation? How do you build a sustainable storage facility? These and other questions will be addressed during the 2019 PACCIN Preparators Conference.
From 11 to 13 April 2019
PACCIN (Preparation, Art handling and Collections Care Information Network) is a biennial conference. In 2019, PACCIN will be held in Europe: at the Stedelijk Museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.
The conference is centered on the profession of collection care. Experts and researchers will present and discuss innovative approaches with regard to art handling and methods to further professionalize the field.
The conference offers a keynote, panel discussions, shorter presentations and case studies. Topics will include new forms of collaboration, innovation and sustainability in the field. Preceding the conference, on April 11th, there will be a day filled with excursions to several depots in the Netherlands. There will be time to exchange thoughts about urgent topics such as; working together in a changing field of professionals and sustainable practical solutions.
More information about the full program, the speakers and the excursions will be announced here soon.
Costs and Registration
Early-bird tickets are available until 1 February 2019 for €225. After, you will pay the general ticket fee of €250. PACCIN members get a discount and will pay only €200. The conference ticket includes access to the museums, the excursion, lunch and drinks.
Refunds of 50% of the paid ticket price are provided up to and including 4 weeks before the start of the symposium.
Plan your stay
Please be aware that Amsterdam is very busy during the month of April. It is highly recommended to book your hotel soon. PACCIN has selected some of the best hotels to guarantee the best rates for your stay.
PACCIN (Preparation, Art handling and Collections Information Network) is dedicated to building a network for all who deals with collection care in one way or another. By sharing practical information and essential resources, we help hands-on collections care professionals to better protect and preserve their care.
Would you like to find out more about the PACCIN Symposium? Send an e-mail with your question to PrepCon2019@PACCIN.org.