ICAA Annual Meeting 1996, Geneva (Switzerland) and Lyon (France)

28 years ago

»Clock- and Watch-making and Enamel Work«

Ariana Museum, 10 Avenue de la Paix, 1202 Geneva


Saturday, 18 May 1996

13.00 - 15.00 Registration
15.00 Welcome and General Introduction
Catherine Arminjon, President
15.25 Words of Welcome
Caroline Junier-Clerc, Vice-President of ICOM SUISSE
15.30 Teaching Design - a fine Geneva Tradition
Danielle Buyssens
15.45 Geneva Craftsmanship, the Organisation and Development of the Clock- and Watch-making-industry
Fabienne Xavière Sturm
16.00 Tour at the Ariana Museum
18.30 Debate on the proposed museology
20.00 Dinner

Sunday, 19 May 1996

09.30 - 12.30 Working Meeting, Ariana Museum:
  Introducing an 18th Century Clock, with a waterfall, moving figures, organ etc.
Mogens Bencard
  The Clock and Watch Collection at the Ajuda National Exhibition Centre
Isabel Silveira Godinho
  The Clocks and watches in the Collections of the state Historical Museum
Olga Melkinova
  Clocks and watches in helsinki’s foreign Art Collection
Kai Kartio
  Swiss and French enamelled Boxes in a Collection of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague
12.30 Lunch
14.00 - 17.00 Optional Excursions:
  - Maison Tavel - Musée historique de la ville
  - Les collections d'art appliqué du Musée d'art et d'Histoire
  - Institut Voltaire, Maison des Délices
19.00 Dinner

Monday, 20 May 1996

09.30 - 13.00 Members' Meeting, Ariana Museum
13.00 Lunch, Musée de l'Horlogerie
15.00 - 18.00 Departure by bus to Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Lausanne
  Workshop at the Château de Prangins
18.00 Departure by bus to Lyon

Tuesday, 21 May 1996

08.30 - 10.30 Working Session on Textiles and Lyonnese Silk, Musée historique des Tissues
10.30 - 13.00 Visit of the studio of Textile Restoration, Musée historique de Tissues
  Visit of the Centre international de documentation et de recherches des textiles
13:00 Lunch
14.00 - 17.00 Visit of ancient and modern collection, Musée historique des Tissues
  Visit of the collection of the Musée Lyonnais des Arts Décoratifs including furniture, ceramics, objects etc.
17.00 Visit of the Church and the Treasure of Fourvière (19th Century).
By Bernard Berthod, Art-curator of the Museum
  Dinner at the Lyonese Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, 22 May 1996

08.30 Prelles textile workshops, La Croix-Rousse.
Visit of Workshops
10.30 Musée des Beaux-Arts.
Visit of the collections of the fine arts department,
by Philippe Durey, Director
12.00 Lunch
13.30 Musée des Beaux-Arts.
Visit of the Decorative Arts Department,
by Christian Briend, art-curator
16.00 Visit of the Musée Gadagne (Museum of the history of Lyon),
by Simone Blazy, chief-curator
18.00 Visit of the old city of Lyon
20.00 Dinner.
Hosted by the ICOM French Committee

Thursday, 23 May 1996

08.30 Hermès textile printing works at Pierre-Bénite

11.00 - 13.00 Villa Lumière.
Visit of the place of the Inventors of the Cinema
  End of the Conference