ICDAD General Assembly on 28 July 2020
July 4, 2020
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, ICDAD’s General Assembly will take place virtually on the Zoom platform.
The ICDAD General Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, 28 July 2020, at 2:00 PM Paris time. It will take place using the Zoom platform and is open to all current ICDAD members in good standing (meaning you paid your 2020 membership fee).
Please register here. When your membership is confirmed, you will receive the meeting link via email. Registration closes on Sunday, 26 July 2020, at 5:00 PM Paris time.
Related documents (to be added by 14 July):
Activity Report 2019
Financial Report 2019
Please contact ICDAD secretary Maria Tavares if you have any questions.
Virtual Conference 2020 // Call for Papers
May 28, 2020
The 2020 Annual Conference and General Assembly of ICOM International Committee for Museums and Collections of Decorative Arts and Design will take place online from October 15 through October 16, organized around the theme of "Hidden Gems."
The previously scheduled conference in Lisbon, organized around the theme of "Revivals," will be postponed until 2021. All original submissions for that conference will be considered again at that time, and a CFP will be reposted at a later date.
Click here for the 2020 CFP: ICDAD CFP Hidden Gems 2020
Image: Storeroom – National Palace of Ajuda, Lisbon
Conference // Lisbon 2020 // POSTPONED
May 28, 2020
The ICDAD conference and annual meeting originally planned for October 2020 in Lisbon has been postponed to 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The theme for the 2021 conference will remain the same—"Revivals"—and all papers submitted to the original Call for Papers will be considered for inclusion. The CFP will be renewed in 2021 as well, and the board welcomes additional proposals at that time.
The entire ICDAD board is disappointed to have to postpone the meeting in Lisbon, but the wellbeing and safety of members must be the priority. In place of the meeting in Lisbon, ICDAD will host a virtual conference this fall, with a theme and CFP forthcoming.
Conference // Lisbon 2020 // CfP deadline postponed to June 30, 2020
April 27, 2020
Due to the pandemic situation, the ICDAD board decided to postpone the deadline of the annual call for conference papers to June 30, 2020.
As this is a rapidly-evolving situation, it is not possible to provide advice about travel in the near future. Also, we do not know what the financial situation in the museums will be after shorter or longer periods of closedown. For the moment we have decided to go on planning the conference in Lisbon on October 14-16, 2020. Therefore, we encourage you to participate in the round of call for papers and would like to inform you that alternatives are considered currently for the conference timing and format. You will be informed by the end of May about all possible changes in the plans.
CONFERENCE // LISBON 2020 // REVIVALS
February 12, 2020
Call for Papers
Notice: Postponement of deadline to 30 June 2020
The 2020 Annual Conference and General Assembly of ICOM International Committee for Museums and Collections of Decorative Arts and Design will take place at the National Palace of Ajuda in Lisbon, Portugal, from October 14th to 16th (plus two days – October 17th and 18th – for the post conference tour to Coimbra and Porto).