1st International Mountmakers Forum

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About the meeting-[edit | edit source]

The 1st International Mountmakers Forum was held on March 28, 2008 at the Getty Villa, Malibu, CA

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Program-[edit | edit source]

Introduction[edit | edit source]

Opening remarks
David Bomford, Associate Director for Collections, J. Paul Getty Museum

Presentations[edit | edit source]

Isolation Systems at the J. Paul Getty Museum
BJ Farrar and David Armendariz, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Metal Smithing Techniques for Mountmaking
Peter Schilling, Harvard University Art Museums, Boston, MA

Working with People Real and Fabricated: Complexities and Solutions for Mannequins with Mounted Accessories at the National Museum of the American Indian
Shelly Uhlir, National Museum of the American Indian, Washington D.C.

Mount Receiving Mechanisms for Safe and Graceful Object Installation
Jamie Hascall, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, Santa Fe, NM

Cast Bronze Mounts for Temporary Exhibitions
Mark Mitton and Adrienne Pamp, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Study and Display Mount for Ur Lyre
Howard Clemenko, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.

The Application of Dense Foam in the Reconstruction of an Etruscan Chariot
Frederick Sager, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Mounts at Winterthur
Kathan Lynch, Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, DE

A Mountmaker’s Guide to the Seattle Art Museum Expansion
Jack Mackey and Gordon Lambert, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Organizing and Preparing Mounts for A Museum-wide Renovation and Re-installation
James Storm, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

A Mountmaker’s Solutions for the New Denver Art Museum Addition
Steve Osborne, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

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