The 8th North American Textile Conservation Conference

Plying the Trades:
Pulling Together in the 21st Century
8th North American Textile Conservation Conference
Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico
November 8th – 11th, 2011

Conference registration is now open. Please go to the conference website ( for a list of speakers and posters, directions on how to register, and a listing of local accommodations. You will also find information on pre-conference workshops and pre- & post-conference tours.  There will also be a silent auction.

• Regular Registration (US$325.) is open through Oct 7, 2011.

• Late registration (US$350.) is open from Oct 8 – Oct 21, 2011.
(Online registration will be closed after this date).

• On-site registration will be US$350.

The conference will present papers and posters that explore the various ways in which conservation and restoration relate to the societies in which we live. Dr. Sven Haakanson Jr., Director of the Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak, Alaska, will be the keynote speaker for the conference.

NATCC Board member Hector Meneses (Conservator, Museo Textil de Oaxaca)  and his local committee have assembled a remarkable list of pre- and post- conference tours/workshops. The Oaxaca conference will truly be an unforgettable experience and we would like to acknowledge the support of our local and regional sponsors:

And these additional sponsors:

Escuela Libre de Arte y Diseño   Hostal de la Noria     Hotel Casa de  Sierra Azul     Hotel Marqués del Valle     Hotel Real de Antequera