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Booking for the 2017 MEG confernce is now open. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite.
Cloth and Costume in Ethnographic Museums: New Directions in Research, Care and Interpretation
Glasgow, Thursday 6th - Friday 7th April 2017
The 2017 Annual Conference of the Museum Ethnographers Group addresses cloth and costume. What is the current state of research into world cultures cloth and costume collections and what new approaches are we developing to understand them better? How are historical textiles and costumes being curated and reimagianed in museums? What are the particular conservation problems of ethnographic textiles and costumes? Are we capitalising on costume's universal appeal in our displays and education programmes?