Reasons to Attend AIC’s 2015 Conference

Reasons to Attend AIC’s 2015 Conference

Join Gallery Systems at the 43rd annual American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) conference, and be part of the largest gathering of conservators in the US. AIC offers an important opportunity to learn and discuss the latest ideas in managing complex restoration projects, preservation methods, and exhibition needs.

This year, the conference will be held in Miami, Florida at the Hyatt Regency, May 13th through 16th.

Conference Highlights:


  • A pre-conference, all-day tour on May 12th takes you to Sarasota’s crown jewel, and a Gallery Systems’ client, The Ringling Museum. Here you will have a behind-the-scenes look at their conservation labs and storage areas, as well as visit the art museum and circus museum. You’ll even tour Ca’ d’Zan, the dazzling, palatial home of Mr. and Mrs. John Ringling.
  • On May 12th, a tour is also scheduled to The Perez Art Museum (PAMM) located in downtown Miami’s famous Museum Park. A special tour of the storage areas will be given by Senior Registrar Naomi Patterson, and the museum’s chief curator will give you a tour of the collection..
  • On May 13th,visit the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. You’ll enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at this stunning villa in the heart of Miami, and hear about their ongoing conservation work from Vizcaya conservator, Lauren Hall.

Workshops   On May 13th, enjoy a host of workshops, including Airbrushing for Conservators, Laser Cleaning of Surfaces, and Artifacts and Architecture, to name just a few.

Visit Gallery Systems

During the conference, Gallery Systems will be in the exhibit hall, and we would love to meet you. Ask us about ways to streamline your conservation processes, and try out Conservation Studio, an easy-to-navigate web-based toolset created after three years of collaboration with conservators and museum specialists. We look forward to seeing you there!


About the Author:

Sheena Archer is the Director of Marketing at Gallery Systems and has over 10 years of experience in Marketing and Communications for technology companies. Sheena holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and a diploma in graphic design. When she’s not building marketing plans, designing websites or interviewing clients, you can find her growing vegetables, walking the world’s cutest dog or attempting to turn herself into a human yoga pretzel.