Gallery Talks
Mary Wilcop, Postgraduate Associate in Objects Conservation, and Alicia Van Campen, Museum Technician, Exhibitions Department, work together at Yale West Campus to fit a ceremonial robe on a custom-made form in preparation for the exhibition Ceremonial Dress from Southwest China: The Ann B. Goodman Collection
11/06

Gallery Talk, Behind the Scenes: Preparing Textiles and Objects for Ceremonial Dress from Southwest China: The Ann B. Goodman Collection

Alicia Van Campen and Mary Wilcop
Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 12:30 pm

How does the Gallery prepare to exhibit historic garments and accessories made from such diverse materials as tree bark, horsetail, and fish skin? In this behind-the-scenes discussion, Alicia Van Campen, Museum Technician, and Mary Wilcop, Postgraduate Associate in Objects Conservation, walk visitors through the exhibition Ceremonial Dress from Southwest China: The Ann B. Goodman Collection and explain the mount making, conservation, and teamwork required to safely display these incredible examples of Chinese artistry and craftsmanship.

Space is limited.

Open to: 
General Public