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2019 Donors to FAIC

Back to Foundation News >> Next Column: FAIC professional Development Courses >> Many thanks to all the people and organizations that supported FAIC’s programs in 2019. Our work would not…

Open Call for Volunteer Leaders

We rely on the work of hundreds of volunteer members who support our organizations. Volunteering is a great way to become engaged in the conservation community and give back to…

FAIC Samuel H. Kress Conservation Publication Fellowships

FAIC has awarded FAIC Samuel H. Kress Conservation Publication Fellowships since 1994. Most of the Fellowships have resulted in publication of the completed manuscript. The following published works have filled significant gaps…

2017 FAIC Donors

Donor Appreciation We at FAIC and AIC extend our warmest gratitude and appreciation to the following supporters for their generous contributions from January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.  Our…

2016 FAIC Donors

Donor Appreciation We at FAIC and AIC extend our warmest gratitude and appreciation to the following supporters for their generous contributions from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. Our…

Florence flood responders, Lawrence Reger honored at 2016 annual meeting

At the 2016 AIC Annual Meeting in Montreal, a Closing Reception was held on May 17th that acknowledged the efforts of all North American responders to the Florence Flood, and…

2016 Award Recipients

Following are the 2016 AIC and CAC Award Recipients, presented at the annual meeting in Montreal: Dr. Mary F. Striegel, Dr. Robert Waller (Sheldon and Caroline Keck Award) Richard L….

Timeline of Mannequin Design and Development

by Lynn Ellen Bathke Date Style/Designer Description 1350 B.C. King Tut In 1923, Howard Carter found an armless, legless wooden torso constructed to the measurements of the pharaoh next to…

Magnets for Mounting

Magnets for Mounting, The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MMA) Increasingly, magnets have been utilized as a primary attachment method to support a costume on a mannequin….

Mannequin Selection and Preparation

Mannequin Selection and Preparation, The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art At the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MMA), mannequin selection is a collaborative decision….