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Fri, 01 Mar

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Science Gallery Melbourne

The George Alexander Foundation Fashion, Art and Heritage Skills Forum

Come join us as we unravel the mystery of fashion, reveal the hidden craft of historic artefact conservation, unveil the intricacies of professional museum designers and more. Which panel sparks your interest? Program and panel profiles: https://www.issinstitute.org.au/skills-forum-program

The George Alexander Foundation Fashion, Art and Heritage Skills Forum
The George Alexander Foundation Fashion, Art and Heritage Skills Forum

Time & Location

01 Mar 2024, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Science Gallery Melbourne, Science Gallery, at, 114 Grattan St, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia

About the event

Forum comprises series of presentations and panel discussions from experts covering:

Fashion (9:50am - 11:10am)

  • Innovative Knitwear
  • Art of Pleating
  • Textile Technology in contemporary Japan

Conservation (11:30am - 12:40pm)

  • The Conservation Journeyman: A year long journey discovering heritage skills in restoration
  • Historic book and paper conservation

Music & Art (1:10 - 2:10pm)

  • Traditional Western European Armour in contemporary art
  • Performance by esteemed harpist Liana Perillo

Landscape Architecture (2:10 - 3:05pm)

  • Resilient Realms: Designing climate adaptable landscapes
  • Plant Dye Gardens promoting healing in public space design

Museum Design (3:25 - 4:25pm)

  • Immersive techniques in museum experential design
  • Something For Everyone: creating interactive and accessible exhibitions

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