Collections: Textiles

The IMA Forum: Textile Collections took place on the 18 October 2013 in Dublin from 9:30 to 17:00. Comprising ten 15-minute presentations and a workshop, it provided an opportunity for practitioners to present their work and share knowledge with others working with collections in museums, galleries and cultural institutions.

Click here for the day's programme.

Speakers: Anne Hodge, National Gallery; Eamonn McEneaney, Waterford Museum of Treasure; Madeleine McAllister, Down County Museum; Ariane Factor, National Botanic Gardens; Edith Andrees, National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History; Sara O'Hara, Cork Textiles Network; Rachel Sayers, Freelance museum professional; Karen Horton, Textile Conservator; Rachel Phelan, Textile Conservator; Dora Murphy, National Museum of Ireland - Conservation Department; and workshop on preventative conservation with Cliodna Devitt, Textile Conservator.