ICAA Annual Meeting 1995, Florence (Italy)

29 years ago

»A special Working Group Meeting, which focussed on issues that affect museum philosophy, operations and planning. Do these ›DANGERS‹ present problems or offer potentials for new ideas?

Dangers: related to nationalism & Political interest, sponsors, Patrimony in situ- Patrimony in Museums, Architects & Designers, Conservation, Visitors, entertainment, New technologies«

Host: Palazzo Pitti »Teatrino Rondò di Bacco«


Saturday, 20 May 1995

16.00 Registration, Palazzo Pitti "Teatrino Rondò di Bacco"
18.00 Welcome and Opening of the Conference
David R. McFadden, President
  Welcome and Introduction to Florence
Dr. Kirsten Aschengreen Piacenti
19.00 Reception

Sunday, 21 May 1995

09.30 - 14.00 Working Session I:
  Nationalism and Political Interests
Elisabeth Schmuttermeier,
  Sponsors and Sponsorship
F. X. Sturm,
Lis Granlund
11.30 Coffee Break
12.00 Conservation
Mogens Bencard
Mogens Bencard
14.00 Lunch

15.30 - 18.00 Visit of the Medici Villas of Petraia
20.00 Dinner at Villa Limonaia.
Hosted by the Friends of Florentine Museums and Friends of the Costume Gallery

Monday, 22 May 1995

09.30 - 14.00 Working Session II
  Patrimony in situ - Patrimony in Museums
C. Arminjon,
Maja Lozar Stamcar
11.30 Coffee Break
12.00 Entertainment
D. McFadden
  New Technologies
Anniken Thue,
Marianne Lamonaca,
Claude Nicole Hocquard
14.00 Lunch
15.00 Visit of Palazzo Pitti,
The Royal Apartments and the Museo degli Argenti

Tuesday, 23 May 1995

09.00 - 14.00 Business Meeting
  Speaker's Corner
  News and Announcements
  Questions and Comments
  Future Planning
14.00 Lunch
15.00 Special Visit to the Ferragamo Museum
and Meeting with the Museum president, Marchesa Fiamma di San Giuliano Ferragamo, the Curator, and the Architect
  Followed by cocktails at Palazzo Feroni

Wednesday, 24 May 1995

  Morning Departure to Milan by bus
  Visit of Certosa di Pavia
  Arrival in Milan, late afternoon

Thursday, 25 May 1995

  Excursions in different groups:
  1) Historical Group
10.00 Visit to the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum.
Guided by Rosana Pavoni, Director
15.00 Visit to Castello Sforzesco and its Collection of Applied Arts.
Guided by Claudia Salsi, Director
  2) 20th Century Design Group
10.00 Association Jacqueline Vodoz et Bruno Danese
Tour of association and archives with J. Vodoz and B. Danese
  Visit of Milan Triennale and the exhibition "Italian design 1945-1963"
19.00 Visit of Driade
with Enrico Astori

Friday, 26 May 1995

  Excursions in different groups:
  1) Historical Group
10.00 Visit of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum.
Guided by Alessandra Mottola Molfino, Director
15.00 Visit of the Sant'Ambrogio Museum.
Guided by Dr. Carlo Capponi, Director
  2) 20th Century Design Group
10.00 Special Visits arranged with leading showrooms and manufacturers in Milan
19.00 Farewell-Dinner