Travel Scholarships to attend IIC-Palace Museum 2017 Hong Kong Symposium

  • Application deadline: April 30, 2017

IIC-Palace Museum 2017 Hong Kong Symposium, November 24-26, 2017
Theme: Unroll and Unfold: Preserving Textiles and Thangkas to Last

The Conservation Office, the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC), and the Palace Museum (PM) are hosting a two and a half days’ symposium dedicated to textiles conservation.

Besides conservation issues, the symposium will also address the artistic and historical aspects of textile artefacts ranging from thangkas, embroideries, archaeological textiles along the Silk Road, and royal and ethnic costumes across the East and West. 18 distinguished textile specialists and scholars from across the world will present case studies and latest research findings on the subjects.

We are now offering travel scholarships for conservation and/or museum professionals to attend the IIC-Palace Museum 2017 Hong Kong Symposium. Applicants should read the guidelines and requirements for each scholarship, and complete the corresponding application form available at the event website. Please note each applicant can only apply for one of the listed scholarships.

Your completed application form and enquiries about the scholarships should be directed to the Organizing Committee ( by Sunday, April 30, 2017.