Call for Entries: 7th Riga International Textile and Fiber Art Triennial
September 9, 2022
The Latvian National Museum of Art and Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Riga invite entries from artists for the 7th Riga International Textile and Fiber Art Triennial.
The theme is "Quo Vadis?" ("Where are you going?") and the deadline for artist submissions is October 1, 2022. The Triennial will be held concurrently at the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design and the Art Museum Riga Bourse concurrently from June through September 2023. Click below for more information and for the entry form.
ICDAD Annual Conference, Prague 2022
August 8, 2022
ICOM Prague 2022 is almost upon us! The ICDAD programme has been finalized, and is available below. We thank all applicants for their abstracts! All three ICDAD sessions will be presented both online and on-site. If you are considering joining, please do so! Registration is still open.
You can find further programme information here: https://prague2022.icom.museum/committees-meetings and here: https://icomprague2022.gcon.me/programme. Furthermore, enrich your Prague experience by participating in excursions to member institutions within the Czech Republic! See here for more information: https://prague2022.icom.museum/excursions.
22 August 2022, 16:00–17:30 - ICDAD Session
Session Moderator: Anika Reineke
The Art of Collecting and Exploring the Collection: From Past Crafts to Its Design for the Future
Nirit Shalev Khalifa
curator, Art historian
Yad Ben-Zvi Institute, Museum council, Ben Gurion university , Har Hadar, Israel
Collecting Ideas: Historic Objects for Contemporary Audiences
The Wolfsonian-FIU, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
What is missing? On the power of NOT collecting and NOT exhibiting.
Kunstgewerbemuseum - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
23 August 2022, 14:30 – 16:00 – ICDAD/COSTUME/GLASS Joint Session
Session Moderator: Kai Lobjakas
Polish Design Polish Designers. The Power of Collection
Muzeum Miasta Gdyni (Gdynia City Museum), Gdynia, Poland
The Influence of Martin Battersby
Curator of Fashion and Textiles
Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove, United Kingdom
The Pforzheimer Collection of Studio Glass joins the Peabody Essex Museum’s Two Century Glass Collection
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, United States
23 August 2022, 16:30–18:00 – ICDAD Session
Session Moderator: Melissa Rinne
From room to portrait. The furniture in the photography and painting collections of the National Palace of Ajuda
Maria Jose Gaivao Tavares
National Palace of Ajuda, Lisbon, Portugal
Imagining Guangzhou: James Drummond's Chinese Painted Wallpaper at the Peabody Essex Museum
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, United States
A palace for everybody: the afterlife of decorative arts
Maria Isabel Baldasarre
National Director of Museums
National Ministry of Culture (Ministerio de Cultura de la Nacion), Buenos Aires, Argentina
The power of wallpaper: turning a farm into a palace and a modest collection into one of international recognition
Helen Bieri Thomson
Swiss National Museum - Château de Prangins, Prangins, Switzerland
25 August 2022, 9:00-18.00 – Off-Site Meeting
Uměleckoprůmyslové museum v Praze / Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague
Address: 17. listopadu 2/2, 110 00 Praha
· Round Table Discussion
· Visit to the museum's newly built depository building
· Dinner at UMP
We are looking forward to seeing you in Prague!
Activity Grant Report: "Commemorating Coal Mining Worldwide" publication
July 6, 2022
In 2021 ICDAD provided an activity grant to Dr. Margaret Faull to support research and fees for her publication Commemorating Coal Mining Worldwide: international museums, heritage centres, and sites related to coal mining.
Click through to read Dr. Faull's report on the use of the activity grant and view images from her publication. And congratulations to Dr. Faull on this accomplishment!
ICOM Prague 2022 Call for Posters Open
June 14, 2022
The Call for Posters for ICOM Prague 2022 is open! Submissions close June 25, 2022, with the final decision made in July. International Committees can select up to 30 posters, so be sure to apply! Click here to apply or read below for a guide on how to submit your abstract.
UPDATE: CFP and travel grant deadlines extended to April 10!
March 30, 2022
The Call for Papers for the ICDAD and joint ICDAD/Costume/Glass sessions at the ICOM General Conference in Prague has been extended! The new date is April 10, 2022. Please submit your proposals through the official ICOM Prague portal, which you can find here: https://guarant.eu/icom2022/committee-meetings/index.php?coo=1
The deadline to apply for an ICDAD travel grant to the General Conference has also been postponed! The new deadline is April 10 as well. Please visit https://icom-icdad.org/grants for information on how to apply.