CONF Jul 6, 2002

DEMHIST conference (Amsterdam, 14 - 16 Oct 2002)

Star Meyer

program
Date: Friday, July 05, 2002 7:08 PM

DEMHIST, ICOM's international committee for historic house museums, and the
Dutch Institute for Cultural Heritage (ICN) join in presenting to you
DEMHIST's third annual conference in Amsterdam, 14-16 October 2002. The
theme is, "Historic House Museums as Witnesses of National and Local
Identities."

International speakers will present houses from all over the world, and
practical issues of great importance will be addressed in workshops geared
to fostering participation, and to creating solutions. The workshop issues
are:

-- "The Second Phase of the Categorization Project: Understanding Your House
Through Sub-Categories," moderator Rosanna Pavoni

-- "The Value of the House Museum: How to Deal with Copyright Issues for the
Benefit of the House and its Collection," moderator Guido Guerzoni

-- "How and Where to Start When the Problems are Substantial: an Integrated
Approach for the Historic House Museum," moderator Tessa Luger

-- "Rescue of an Historic Museum: Preservation, Restoration, and
Destination.
How and Where to Start? The Former Grand Museum of Artis Zoo. A Chance for
the New Museum-Axis in Amsterdam," moderator Arnould Odding

Issues addressed will be explored further in a practical manner during
visits to historic house museums, both palatial and intimate. The results of
the conference will be published.

During the conference, the DEMHIST board and general assembly will meet. All
DEMHIST members are eligible to participate in the general assembly; all
voting members are eligible to participate in the elections for the
2002-2005 committee officers.

Everyone is encouraged to attend, and to participate in the conference.
Please contact DEMHIST to request the full program and the registration form
(deadline for submission with payment: 15 September 2002) which are now
available.

Thank you, and best regards,
Star Meyer, DEMHIST, on behalf of
Rosanna Pavoni, Chair pro-tempore, DEMHIST, demhistiol.it

Reference:
CONF: DEMHIST conference (Amsterdam, 14 - 16 Oct 2002). In: ArtHist.net, Jul 6, 2002 (accessed Feb 7, 2023), <https://arthist.net/archive/25104>.

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