General Conference 2024 Programme and Registration details.

REGISTRATION OPEN

The fee to attend the conference is 250 EUR per person and includes paper sessions, object study sessions at the MAH in Geneva, local tours, paper sessions and museum tours at the Swiss National Museum at Prangins, presentation at Swiss ModeMuseum, object study at the MAH in Neuchâtel, and a private tour at the former manufacture of Indiennes du Bied. Excursion day will be at Lausanne to visit the Olympic museum collection centre and the SAPA foundation. Lunch breaks are included. Transportation at the attendee’s expense.

To register for the conference, please write to secretary.costume@icom.museum with your full name, contact details and ICOM membership number. When registered you’ll receive information for your payment only possible via money transfer on ICOM Costume bank account. The deadline for pre-registration is 30 April.

Please confirm any dietary requirements at the time of booking in the same email.

PROGRAMME

DAY 1. THURSDAY, MAY 16

MUSÉE D’ART ET D’HISTOIRE – PRINTS & GRAPHIC COLLECTIONS
Rue Charles-Galland 2, 1206 Genève
9:00: Welcome Coffee
9:30-12:30: Paper sessions
12:30-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:00: Paper session and General Assembly
15:00-17:30: Museum Talks and Curatorial presentations by Marie-Eve Celio, Head of Graphic Collection; Printing material, Collections of Printed Textiles and Papers, Fashion albums and Costume Books, Collection of Fans

 

 

 

17:00-18:00: Local Tour of private printing workshop ‘Ge Grave’: Textile and paper printing demonstration by Emmanuel Mottu
18:30-21:00: Evening reception at the Museum

 

 

 

DAY 2. FRIDAY, MAY 17

 

MUSÉE NATIONAL SUISSE –
CHÂTEAU DE PRANGINS

Avenue Général Guiguer 3, 1197 Prangins
9:30-12:30: Paper sessions
12:30-14:00: Lunch break at Museum Café
14:00-17:00: Museum Tours and guided visits (Indiennes Exhibition with museum Director Helen Bieri-Thomson; 18th century refurbished Apartments; Kitchen Garden; Dyeing workshop)
17:30-19:00: Evening reception at the Museum

 

DAY 3. SATURDAY, MAY 18

 

MUMODE
Le Château, 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains
9:30-12:00: Guided tour of archive Piguet by Museum director Anna-Lina de Pontbriand. Free visit of Piguet space at the castle
12:30-14:00: Lunch break

 

 

MUSÉE D’ART ET D’HISTOIRE
Esplanade Léopold-Robert 1, 2000 Neuchâtel
14:00-16:00: Collection of textiles visit and museum talk by the curator of Decorative Arts Philippe Lüscher

 

 

 

LA FABRIQUE D’INDIENNES DU BIED
Allée du Bied 48, 2013 Colombier
16:30-18:30: Private visit of the former printed textiles manufacture, Neuchâtel guided tour, Tea/Coffee Time on Lake Neuchâtel

 

DAY 4, SUNDAY, MAY 19

 

MUSÉE OLYMPIQUE
Quai d’Ouchy 1, 1006 Lausanne

10:00-13:00: Guided tour of the museum permanent display by Patricia Reymond, Head of the artefacts collections/visit of storerooms/ Free visit of the temporary exhibition
13:00-14:00: Lunch break (to be confirmed)

 

 

SAPA FOUNDATION
Avenue Villamont 4, 1005 Lausanne

14:00-15:00: Guided tour

 

 

 

 

If you want to see all the venues in one map, please go to this link

If you want to download the programme in pdf, click here