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December 2018

Mountmaking Workshop: December 4th-7th, 2018

December 4, 2018 @ 8:30 am - December 7, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Mountmaking Focus Studio, 3511 Interlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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This four-day workshop explores the how and why of museum exhibit mountmaking with an emphasis on object safety and preventive conservation. This object centered approach will teach methods for analyzing objects for their condition and balance, making templates for accurate mount fabrication, and the construction of mounts in brass and other metals. Engineering concepts and their application to mountmaking and hands-on practice in metal forming, silver brazing,¬†and mechanical fastenings will be integral to the workshop. As the workshop progresses, we will focus on working with plastics and other alternative materials for mountmaking. We may also work with mounts for textiles…

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January 2019

Cancelled: Advanced Mountmaking: January 14th-17th, 2019

January 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - January 17, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Mountmaking Focus Studio, 3511 Interlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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$1100

I'm afraid that due to an upcoming surgery on a damaged shoulder, I'm having to cancel this workshop. I hope there will be another opportunity for this format after things stabilize again. If this interests you, please get in touch and I'll keep you posted on future workshops. ----------------------------------------------------------- At the request of experienced mountmakers, we are offering a workshop in advanced problems in mountmaking. This four-day workshop will focus on working with difficult objects and situations while maintaining conservation standards. We will discuss the development and design of mount systems to facilitate installation and deinstallation. The use of machine…

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December 2019

Mountmaking for Exhibits: December 9th-13th, 2019

December 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - December 13, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Mountmaking Focus Studio, 3511 Interlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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This five-day workshop will present the theoretical concepts and practical techniques of mountmaking for museum objects, set within a framework of an actual exhibit display. A "curated" set of objects will be selected for mounting in a defined space and exhibit design. Through this format, the intention is to present the practical problems of mounting objects for safe installation and aesthetic display while maintaining appropriate levels of care and conservation. Templating for mount. Mask Mount in process This workshop will explore the how and why of museum exhibit mountmaking with an emphasis on object safety and preventive conservation. This object…

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