Wanganui River and City from Durie Hill June, 1958 T. Ransfield, National Publicity Studios. Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kawanatanga, AAQT 6401 A54366.
UPDATE - Download information for delegates here - registration information, meeting points, venue changes and more! Note that conference dinner tickets are only available until February 8th, New Zealand time.
A variety of workshops, ranging from general to masterclasses, are planned for the 2013 AIC-PMG & ICOM-CC PMWG Joint Meeting. Some of the workshops are being organised separately, but in conjunction with the conference, and require separate registration (see below for details). All prices are in NZ dollars. Please note that class sizes are limited and some classes may require an application process or are geared towards certain audiences. Download a schedule of workshops here.
The following workshops and tours are planned, and more may be added. Please note these workshops are for conference delegates who have registered for at least one day of the conference.
Introduction to the History, Identification, and Preservation of 20th Century Color Photographic Materials - FULL
This one-day lecture and hands-on style workshop is an introduction to the history, identification, and preservation of 20th century color photographic materials. This workshop would be be appropriate for photograph conservators. Download the pdf.
Monday, February 11: Te Papa Paper Conservation Lab, Wellington. Max. 15 participants, and we ask participants to register only if they consider they will be one of the best-placed to use what they learn. Registration will be via the conference registration system. Cost: $150. Note: this workshop is now full. If you would like your name to be placed on a waiting list in case of cancellations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contemporary Photography: Techniques and Preservation
This one day workshop will provide participants with an overview of current trends in contemporary photography and important preservation aspects surrounding its collecting. Lecture format. Geared towards contemporary photographers, contemporary photograph collectors, museum and archive professionals, photograph conservators and photography educators. Download the pdf.
Tuesday, February 12: National Library New Zealand, Wellington. Max. 60 participants. Cost: $80. Registration will be via the conference registration system.
Daguerreotype Enclosures - Reverse Painted Cover Glasses and Moroccan Leather Covered Wooden Cases
In this workshop, participants will learn how to create replacement reverse painted glass passe partout mounting, characteristic to Daguerrotypes of European origin, as well as leather covered case production. This workshop would be appropriate for photograph conservators. Download the pdf.
Tuesday, February 12: Archives New Zealand, Wellington. Max. 15 participants. Cost: $150. Registration will be via the conference registration system.
Collections Emergency Management in Large-Scale Disasters
Andrew Robb coordinator
Case studies examining the response and recovery of cultural resources in recent large-scale disasters (including the 2002 flooding in Europe, 2005 hurricanes in the USA, 2009 and 2011 bushfires in Australia, and 2011 earthquakes in New Zealand and Japan) will be presented, followed by an open discussion around the many factors involved in an emergency. This workshop is geared towards conservators, museum and archive professionals, and those involved or interested in the recovery of cultural heritage following a disaster. Download the pdf.
Monday, February 11: National Library, Wellington. Max. 60 participants. Cost: $40. Registration will be via the conference registration system.
A range of tours have been planned for the two days preceding the main conference programme as well as a longer day-trip at the end of the conference and one evening tour event. Most tours are free, with the exception of those that have some transportation costs. As well, all of the tours have capacity limits, so be sure to sign up early. More detailed information on the tours can be downloaded here. Please note that tours are for conference delegates unless otherwise specified.
Monday, February 11
Te Papa - Taonga Maori collections. 55 Cable Street, 9:00am - 10:30am. Max 15 participants.
Te Papa - Curator's talk, Thomas Andrew exhibition. 55 Cable Street, 10:45am - 12:00pm. Max. 20 participants.
National Library and Archives New Zealand - collections and back of house. 10 Mulgrave Street, 2:00m - 5:00pm. Max. 20 people.
Te Papa and the Film Archive - photography collections, film storage and back of house. 55 Cable Street, 2:00pm - 5:00pm. Max. 20 participants.
Tuesday February 12
National Library and Archives New Zealand - collections and back of house. 10 Mulgrave Street, 9:00am - 12:00pm. Max. 20 participants.
Te Papa and the Film Archive - photography collections, film storage and back of house. 55 Cable Street, 9:00am - 12:00pm. Max. 20 participants.
Te Papa - Taonga Maori collections. 55 Cable Street, 2:00pm - 3:00pm. Max. 15 participants.
Te Papa - Conservation labs. 169 Tory Street, 3:30pm - 5:00pm. Max 20 participants.
Visit to Park Road Post Production in Miramar. 1:30pm - 5:00pm $12.00 (includes transportation). Max. 14 participants.
Wednesday February 13
City Gallery Wellington tour of Ben Cauchi exhibition, with Curator's talk. Civic Square, 10 Wakefield Street, 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Max. 60 participants.
Saturday, February 16
Road trip to Whanganui to visit Paul McNamara Gallery, Sarjeant Gallery and Whanganui Regional Museum (led by Dr. Kerry Hines and Associate Professor Wayne Barrar from Massey University). Leaves from Te Papa, 55 Cable Street, 8:30am - 6:30pm. $120 (includes transportation and box lunch). Max. 15 participants, partners and spouses welcome.
Registration for tours will be via the conference registration system.
Other related events
Workshops related to the conference are being held by other organisations in Wellington and Auckland. Note that these workshops will require registration separate to that of the conference. These workshops are able to be taken by those not attending the conference.
Care and Identification of Photographs
4–8 February: Auckland City Library, Auckland. Click here for further information.
18–21 February: Te Papa, Wellington. Click here for further information.
Registration for these events will be handled by National Services Te Paerangi.
Albumen Printing - one-day lecture and demonstration - FULL
FULLDoug and Toddy Munson
This one day workshop, led by US albumen authorities, Doug and Toddy Munson will be in the form of a lecture/demonstration and will provide a solid introduction to the making of albumen prints by contact printing. It is suited to photographers or those involved with early photographs or photographic processes. Download the pdf.
12 February: School of Fine Arts, Massey University, Wellington. Max. 16 participants. Cost: $250 inc.GST. Registration for this workshop will be via Massey University. To register contact: Wayne Barrar :W.D.Barrar@massey.ac.nz.
Image and Object: Collecting and Exhibiting the Photograph
Public Lecture and Panel Discussion
Judy Annear and panelists
A public lecture and panel discussion presented by the Massey University College of Creative Arts in association with the AIC & ICOM-CC Photographs Conservation Joint Meeting. Lecture by Judy Annear (Senior Curator Photography, Art Gallery NSW) followed by a panel discussion with Judy Annear, Paul McNamara (Director, McNamara Gallery Photography, Whanganui), Lissa Mitchell (Collections Manager Art (Photography and New Media), Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington) and Dr Erika Wolf (Associate Professor, Department of History and Art History, University of Otago).
15 February: Te Ara Hihiko, Massey University. For more information contact: Wayne Barrar :W.D.Barrar@massey.ac.nz.