IIC - Palace Museum 2017 Hong Kong Textile Symposium registration open

Symposium venue: Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong welcomes you!
Conservation and museum professionals are cordially invited to join the textile conservation symposium entitled 'Unroll and Unfold: Preserving Textiles and Thangkas to Last' jointly presented by IIC, the Palace Museum in Beijing and the Conservation Office of the Hong Kong SAR.

The symposium will take place on 24-26 November at the Chiang Chen Studio Theatre at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, located just opposite to the Museum of History and is easily accessible by public transportation. 18 textile specialists and scholars from various institutions will present case studies and latest research findings on the conservation as well as the artistic and historical aspects of textiles ranging from thangkas, embroideries, archaeological textiles along the Silk Road, and royal and ethnic costumes. Please click here to view the full line-up of our prestigious speakers in the programme, be sure to check out also the various social programmes we have planned for you!

Registration for the event (including the complimentary reception, post-conference workshop and cultural tours) is now open! Please download the registration form at the foot of this web-page or from the event web-site and return your completed form to the Organising Committee at conservation@lcsd.gov.hk. Registration is FREE. Act now as seats are limited!

Organising Committee
IIC-Palace Museum 2017 Hong Kong Symposium