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  • 1. I N T E R N AT I O N A L A S S O C I AT I O N O F M U S E U M FA C I L I T Y A D M I N I S T R AT O R SVOLUME 5NUMBER 2 PAPYRUS SUMMER 2004The 15th Annual IAMFA Conference 2005 —Bilbao, September 25–28, 2005Main entrance of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, with the Jeff Koons topiary “puppy” on the right.The 15th annual IAMFA Conference will be held in Bilbao, also begun incorporating new ingredients, aromas andin Spain’s Basque region. The autonomous Basque territory textures. Basque dishes are always accompanied by Riojais in northern Spain, lapped by the Cantabrian Sea. It covers wine, from the province of Alava, or with cider or txakolían area of 7,234 square kilometers (4,495 square miles) and (Basque white wine). continued on page 2has a population of more than two million. It is made upof three provinces: Alava, Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa, whoseprovincial capitals are Vitoria-Gasteiz, Bilbao and Donostia-San Sebastian, respectively. The official languages of the INSIDE THIS ISSUEregion are Spanish, and Basque: the region’s original Letter from the President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5language, whose roots are still not known. The Basque region enjoys a warm climate, without greatseasonal fluctuations. This hospitable climate, together with IAMFA Conference in New England . . . . . . . . 6the wild sea, picturesque towns, majestic mountains andluxuriant vegetation, make this a region designed to surprise Membership List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9and delight its visitors. If anything characterizes the Basque region, it is its Regional Chapters Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14excellent cuisine and the quality of restaurants which rangefrom the sophisticated to the humble. Traditional Basque Treasurer’s Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15cuisine, based on simple methods of preparation, owes itssuccess to the quality of available raw materials (fish, meat, From the Editor’s Desk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16cheeses, etc.). In recent years, Basque nouvelle cuisine has
  • 2. The 15th Annual IAMFA Conference 2005 — gotten: the Museum of Fine Arts, thecontinued from page 1 Old Quarter, the Arriaga Theatre, and the city’s commercial soul. The Basque region is strategically When we talk about great cuisine,located in the easternmost part of the Bilbao is a must-see destination. BasqueCantabrian coast, sharing borders with gastronomy has some of its templesthe southeastern areas of France. It here, but a simple poteo (a small glassalso has an important network of of wine here or there, accompanied bycommunications and road, railway delicious pintxos or tapas) also takesand air transportation which enables Location of Bilbao. you close to one of the city’s greatesteasy and prompt access. Its charms: its people and its manners.international airports and rail, road or past and the present of this collection For those who love shopping, Bilbaosea connections conveniently link the of councils, which lie along the banks offers a wide range of quality shops.region to the rest of the world. of the river’s mouth (the heart of the Most of all, however, Bilbao delights The region has an interesting and city) and embody Metropolitan Bilbao. visitors with its bridges, vistas, buildings,experienced museum group whose Bilbao is the capital of Bizkaia, and squares and gardens, designed tomain flagship is the Guggenheim is the most populated council of the enchant anyone who comes to spendBilbao Museum. The variety and metropolitan area. Bilbao drives the a few days in the capital of Bizkaia.quality contained in its exhibition region: a thrilling change during thisrooms and monumental features are a period of intense rejuvenation andconstant delight. In addition the region activity. This drive is changing Bilbao’s The Guggenheim Bilbaoboasts a wide range of cultural face and spirit, and it has found its Museumactivities throughout the year, Designed by architect Frank Gehry, the symbol in the Guggenheim Museum.including an interesting opera season Guggenheim Museum Bilbao of Modern The Museum heralded a change inconcentrated in Bilbao during the and Contemporary Art was inaugurated the city, but actually comprises only awinter months, and music festivals in October 1997, following five years small part of the city’s wider transfor-such as the Jazz Festival in Vitoria and of construction. This unique museum, mation, which includes a subway, theSan Sebastian. built on a 32,500-square-meter (8-acre) Euskalduna Concert Hall, and Abando Each valley, each fishing port, and Ibarra, among other things. Above all, site in the center of Bilbao, is a remark-each of the summits in the Basque the Museum functions as a symbol of able feat of engineering. On one sideregion offers yet another beautiful the rediscovery of old institutions and it runs down to the waterfront alongspot to be discovered. The untamed resources that seemed somewhat for- the Nervión River, 16 meters (52 feet)beauty that is present in most of theterritory contrasts with the craggy andwinding coastline, and with the area’sbeautiful beaches and picturesquefishing ports. Throughout the region,there are unique natural venues fromwhich to contemplate and enjoy itspeople, its gastronomy, and itsmonuments.BilbaoBilbao is nestled between the NerviónRiver and the mountains. It is a metrop-olis that follows the river from its mouthto its outlet on the Atlantic Ocean, andit is impossible to understand Bilbaowithout reaching the sea. Erandio, Bara-kaldo, Getxo, Portugalete, Santurtziare all parts of the same community,that work, celebrate and live entwined,although in different councils. Bilbao’s history, commerce, mines,shipyards, blast furnaces and port are the Ceiling of the atrium at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.2
  • 3. below the rest of the city of Bilbao. marked contrast, and can be identified clear world in which it is easy to findAnother end is pierced through by the from outside by their unusual architec- one’s way around.huge Puente de La Salve: one of the ture and the covering of titanium. Bymain access routes into the city playing with volumes and perspectives, History It is a perfect setting: architecture these galleries provide huge interior The choice of Bilbao as the venue forfor art’s sake. The building itself is an spaces that somehow manage not one of the Guggenheim Europeanextraordinary combination of intercon- to overwhelm the visitor. Large-scale centers is best understood in the contextnecting shapes. Orthogonal limestone artworks are housed in an exceptional of the initiatives implemented by theblocks contrast with curved and bent 30-meter-wide (98-foot-wide), 130-meter- Basque authorities to help revitalize theforms covered in titanium. Glass curtain long (426-foot-long) gallery free of region’s recession-plagued economicwalls provide the building with the columns, and with flooring specially infrastructure. These initiatives werelight and transparency it needs. Owing prepared to cope with the comings also seen as a means of increasing theto their mathematical complexity, the and goings of visitors and museum chances of the city’s metropolitan areasinuous stone, glass, and titanium curves staff, as well as the sheer weight of the becoming the major reference point forwere designed with the aid of com- works on display there. Seen from the European regions along the Atlanticputers. The glass walls were made and outside, this gallery slides underneath the seaboardinstalled to protect the works of art from Puente de La Salve and runs up against The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao isheat and radiation. The half-millimeter the end of the tower that embraces the one of the most important ingredients inthick “fish-scale” titanium panels cover- bridge and brings it into the building. the plan to redevelop the city of Bilbao.ing most of the building are guaranteed There is a harmonious tie between The plan, involving a number of majorto last one hundred years. Taken as a the architectural shapes and the con- projects conceived by some of thewhole, Gehry’s design creates a spec- tents of each gallery. This undoubtedly world’s most prestigious architects,tacular, eminently visible structure that simplifies a tour through the Museum includes the work now in progress tohas the presence of a huge sculpture while the atrium, in its very center, increase operational capacity at theset against the backdrop of the city. and the walkways that link one gallery city’s port; the revamping of the city’s Eleven thousand square meters of with another — showing different airport, a mission entrusted to Spanishexhibition space are distributed through- perspectives of the exhibition spaces — architect Santiago Calatrava; a new Con-out19 galleries. Ten of these galleries facilitate the location of galleries and ference and Performing Arts Center,have an almost classical orthogonal look, services at any time. As visitors enter designed by Federico Soriano; theand can be identified from the outside the Museum they learn that under the construction of a metropolitan railwayby their stone finishes. Nine other, external complex appearance of the — much of it underground — designedirregularly-shaped, galleries offer a architectural shapes, there lies a neat, by Sir Norman Foster, and a new foot- bridge crossing the river at Uribitarte, also the work of Calatrava. Development of the extensive area running along the riverbank by the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao was also included in the plan, and is the brain- child of architect César Pelli. The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is the result of a unique process of collaboration between the Basque authorities and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, based largely on the complementary nature of their resources. The Basque authorities provided political and cul- tural backing, along with the financing that enabled the Museum to be built and to operate, while the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation contributed its collections of Modern and contemporary art, its programs of special exhibitions, and its experience in the administration continued on page 4East side of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. 3
  • 4. The 15th Annual IAMFA Conference 2005 — continued from page 3and management of museums of the Consortium for the Guggenheim themes that we are sure will be a greatinternational caliber. Bilbao Project, whose mission was to experience for all who attend the con- supervise the Museum’s planning and ference. In addition, in upcoming issuesFirst Steps construction process. Architect Frank of Papyrus we will be sharing travel Gehry presented his model for the information that you will find helpful,The ambitious plan for bringing the Museum building in February 1993, such as tollway and freeway informa-Guggenheim Museum to Bilbao got and the foundation stone was laid on tion, climate, shopping venues, andunderway in February 1991, when October 23 of that year. In October other tips that will make your travelhigh-ranking representatives of the 1994, work began on the structure of experience enjoyable.Basque authorities contacted theSolomon R. Guggenheim Foundation what was to become the Guggenheim More information: www.euskadi.netwith a proposal for the latter to take Museum Bilbao. On October 3, 1997,part in the movement to revitalize with the building finished and com-Bilbao in particular, and the Basque pletely fitted out, a fortnight of inau-region in general. In December 1991, gural events began that ended whenafter months of negotiations, an the Museum opened its doors to theagreement was signed. general public for the first time on October 19. Less than one year later, the Basque Museum had already receivedUp and Running more than 1,300,000 visitors.After identifying the ideal site for thenew Museum and choosing the archi-tect to design the landmark building 2005 Conferencerequired for the project, in July 1992 It is a bit early to present next year’s Rogelio Diezthe Basque Government and the conference topics, but we are already ChairpersonProvincial Council of Bizkaia set up preparing and a range of high-interest 2005 IAMFA Conference What’s wrong with this picture? The man with the Number 2 on his helmet is not a curator of fine arts or an art handler! This is not a new “outside” gallery or exhibit. These are not the winning buyers in an art auction. This disaster was the result of the institution catching on fire from someone using a heat gun to peel paint. The location was a cultural institution in the Midwestern U.S. Do you have a disaster plan? Do you have any stories like this to share and help us learn how to do our jobs better? Please send any stories or articles that you would like to share for the next issue of Papyrus. We have excellent layout editors that can help mold the story, so don’t be shy.4
  • 5. Letter from the President I urge all of our members to reflect Finally, on behalf of the Board of on what they can contribute to this Directors I would like to extend my best organization, and to consider becoming wishes to all our members as I look IAMFA board members. IAMFA pays dividends forward to seeing everyone in Boston. President, in many different ways, and as a board Have a safe and enjoyable Bill Caddick member you will experience new rela- summer. tionships and the many different aspectsWith summer upon us, we in the facility of our global museums. Please consider William D. Caddickworld, like others, start our many this opportunity and forward your name President, IAMFAsummer projects. From the many to any board member, or mentione-mails I’ve received, I can see that your interest when registering for thethis summer is no different than those Boston Conference. IAMFA Board of Directorsin the past. However, I would like to Jim Moisson and the New England Presidentacknowledge that this e-mail cross- Chapter have set our 2004 annual con- Bill Caddickcommunication among our members ference in motion with a intriguing Art Institute of Chicagoalso contained valuable suggestions agenda and of course, a great guest Chicago, USAand advice, as well as members’ exper- program as well. Please make your wcaddick@artic.eduiences and history. This is truly the reservation A.S.A.P. in order to secure our IAMFA rate at the Boston Back V.P., Administrationcore of our IAMFA “mission”. Bay Hilton. You can also view the Guy Larocque This year marks my eighth year Canadian Museum of Civilization and conference information on our IAMFAwith IAMFA — six of these as a board Canadian War Museum Web Site at www.iamfa.org. Gatineau, Canadamember. This year also marks the end Over the past few months, the IAMFA guy.larocque@civilization.caof my term as president. I would like board has had several teleconferences,to thank the many members who have V.P., Regional Affairs during which many important subjectssupported IAMFA, and the many board Toby Greenbaum have been reviewed. In particular, Imembers that have served. IAMFA is a Library & Archives of Canada and the am pleased to report that our financial National Museumsvolunteer organization, and relies on status shows a positive cash flow, with Gatineau, Canadaits board members to actively engage 98 of 152 members listed as paid. toby.greenbaum@pwgsc.gc.cain the responsibilities and duties of Toby Greenbaum, V.P. for RegionalIAMFA in order to keep it whole. I feel Affairs, has been “plowing the fields” Treasurerhonored to have been associated with with hopes of establishing new chapters. Kevin Streiterour many members, and have been We welcome any and all suggestions High Museum of Art Atlanta, USAblessed to serve with this current board, in this matter. kevin.streiter@woodruffcenter.orgwhich has worked very hard to make Guy Larocque, V.P. for Administration,IAMFA truly sound. has been active in our updates of the Secretary and Papyrus Editor Also departing this year is Treasurer Web page, as well as securing our Larry BannisterKevin Streiter, whose term will also end 2005 annual conference in Spain — Milwaukee Public Museumin September. I would like to congratu- Milwaukee, USA excellent work! bannister@mpm.edulate Kevin for his excellent work. As Jim Moisson has been the spokes-a former treasurer myself, I can say man for the New England Chapter and Chairman — Conference 2004without hesitation that Kevin has done Chairperson for the Boston Annual Jim Moissona world-class job of keeping IAMFA Conference. His enormous efforts Harvard University Art Museumsorganized and current. I would also like and commitment are gratefully Cambridge, USA james_moisson@harvard.eduto thank him for his involvement in acknowledged.our annual conferences. From the first Larry Bannister, Secretary/Papyrus Chairman — Conference 2005time we met Kevin in Atlanta, I knew Editor, along with Lezlee Kryszewski, Rogelio DiezKevin was a “Southern Gentlemen”; have been a great team, documenting Museo Guggenheim-Bilbaohowever, little did I realize the type our meetings with the utmost accuracy. Bilbao, Spainof commitment he would give, and If anyone is interested in submitting ahas given, to the IAMFA organization. article for Papyrus please contact Larry For additional contact information,My personal thanks to Kevin for his or Lezlee at bannister@mpm.edu or please visit our website at kryszewski@mpm.edu. www.iamfa.orgoutstanding efforts. 5
  • 6. Learning, Lobster, and Laughter: The IAMFA 2004 Conference in New EnglandAs chairperson of the 2004 Annual But first things first. As many of you to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 19.Conference, I am pleased to report know, there is a companion event that For those who are not participating inthat our conference is shaping up takes place just before the conference the Benchmarking Survey, but wouldnicely. The New England Chapter actually commences. It is the Bench- like to attend the Benchmarking Work-aims to host a conference that will marking Survey Workshop run by shop in Boston, please contact Ianlong be remembered for good content Facilities Management Services, during or Nancy in Calgary, Canada atand collegial fun, following up on the which Ian Follett and Nancy Nauss bring 403-259-5964 or at fmsltd@fmsltd.com.success of the San Francisco confer- together all those who have chosen to Official registration for IAMFA Newence of 2003 and paving the way for participate in this year’s benchmarking England 2004 will take place at thea great time in Bilbao in 2005. Our exercise. This enjoyable and information- Back Bay Hilton just outside the surveydates have been firmed up: Sunday, rich, day-long workshop is sponsored workshop meeting room from 3:00–September 19 to Wednesday, Septem- in part by the Smithsonian Institution. 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. That will be theber 22, 2004. We hope you’ll join us The workshop will be held at Boston’s place to pick up your conference totefor a really good time as summer turns Back Bay Hilton, the main hotel for the bag, general materials and conferenceto fall in New England. IAMFA conference, from about 8:00 a.m. manual. While we expect, and wouldJoin us at the September conference for a cruise on the James J. Doherty (operated by the Boston Harbor Cruises Company), shown herein Boston Harbor.6
  • 7. greatly appreciate, payment in advance— especially to help with planning andestablishment of attendance — we willalso accept payment at registration.Do bear in mind that the FMS Bench-marking Survey/Workshop and the hoteland travel arrangements are financiallyseparate from the conference cost. Afterregistration, we will cruise on BostonHarbor from 6:00–9:00 p.m. with foodand drink aboard the S.S. Doherty. We have reserved a guaranteedminimum of 60 hotel rooms at theBoston Back Bay Hilton for the periodof Saturday, September 18 throughWednesday, September 22. The confer-ence rate is $165 per night per room,single or double occupancy. Early hotelregistration is strongly recommendedduring this busy season in Boston. Tomake a reservation, call 1-800-HILTONSand make sure to mention the IAMFAconference at the Back Bay Hilton toget the special rate. If you prefer to stayat a different hotel, or if the Hilton is On deck on the Boston Harbor cruise.full, bear in mind that our transpor-tation arrangements will be centered meal of barbecue and lobster in a Then you’ll have free time to exploreat the conference hotel. country setting. Boston on your own. If you want to Program ideas have developed Tuesday will send conference guests get Red Sox tickets, the team is inrapidly and well. On Monday we plan off to visit the mansions of Newport, town, but by now only single ticketsto discuss architectural master plan- Rhode Island, while conference par- are available, if that. Fenway Parkning at the Isabella Stuart Gardner ticipants visit the Boston Athenaeum: is nearby and a great place to see aMuseum and the Museum of Fine Arts: an important cultural feature of Boston’s game. Tuesday evening would betwo of Boston’s cultural treasures. We Beacon Hill. There we will have round- your best bet.hope to hear from a number of dis- table sessions on museum HVAC and On Wednesday morning, confereestinguished professionals who have lighting. The likely presenters for the and guests will ride a bus to Salem,helped these two institutions along HVAC portion are Hank Anthony of Massachusetts to visit the Peabodytheir way. That session will be fol- Exergen, Ernie Conrad of Landmark Essex Museum (PEM). We’ll havelowed by a tour of the Museum of Facilities Group, Bill Lull of Garrison/ breakfast and lunch at this wonderfulFine Arts (MFA) with an eye toward Lull and Joe Manfredi of Vanderweil. new facility and visit the Yin Yu Tangtheir dismantling and moving of period For the lighting portion, we hope to House, which was brought over fromroom interiors in preparation for their hear from Stephen Cannon-Brookes, China and reconstructed as one of theupcoming renovation and expansion Ken Kane of Lighting Services Inc., museum’s exhibitions. At the PEM,project. Our guest program, to be hosted Mark Rowling of ERCO, and Paul presenters will speak to us about build-by Joni Parker-Roach of Thoughtroads, Zaferiou of Lam Partners. These pan- ing automation systems, computer-Inc. will visit the Gardner and MFA elists are being firmed up as of this aided facility management and secu-as well, then split off for a bus trip to writing. I anticipate good presentations rity. We anticipate hearing from Rayhistoric Concord, Massachusetts and and time for questions, so come pre- Thompson of Johnson Controls, Herbsome local museums. Guests will rejoin pared. We’ll adjourn for lunch and Lustig and Bud Yanak of Invisa, Danthe main group at the Codman Estate, stroll through Beacon Hill and Back Lohnes of Essex Alarm, Bob Ducibellaa historic property belonging to the Bay, ending up at a simple vendor of Ducibella Ventore Chapman andSociety for the Preservation of New and contractor fair at the Back Bay Janis Jaye-Phelps of Terminal Velocity.England Antiquities, for an evening Hilton from about 2:00–4:00 p.m. continued on page 8 7
  • 8. Learning, Lobster, and Laughter — ¡continued from page 7 IAMFA 2004 IN BOSTONThe guest program will visit a number The New England Chapter welcomes you!of historic sites and points of interestin historic Salem. In the afternoon, we September 19–22, 2004will all depart Salem for the Back Bay INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUM FACILITYHilton to freshen up for our final events:a reception and closing banquet at the ADMINISTRATORSHarvard University Art Museums. We’ll Ⅺ YES! Sign me up to attend the 2004 IAMFA Annual Conference inmeet first at Adolphus Busch Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USAthen adjourn to the Fogg Art Museumfor dinner. Name: ___________________________________________________________________________ And that will be the end of it. Somemay depart that night, some the next Title: ____________________________________________________________________________morning. But hopefully we will all goback home to the challenges and joys Institution:_______________________________________________________________________that face us at work, refreshed by havinghad a good time with good people. Address: _________________________________________________________________________ We look forward to seeing you in City: _________________________________________ Postal/Zip Code: _________________September. State/Province/County: ______________________ Country: _________________________James MoissonDirector of Facilities Operations Phone: ________________________________ Fax: ____________________________________Harvard University Art MuseumsIAMFA 2004 Annual Conference E-mail: ________________________________ @ ______________________________________Chairperson Special dietary requirements:____________________________________________________2004 Annual Conference TeamDavid Geldart, Museum of Fine Arts ALL FEES ARE PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARSDavid Grimard, Currier Gallery of Art Ⅺ Member conference fee: $375 (after Sept. 1, add $50)Jim Labeck, Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum Ⅺ Non-member conference fee: $425 (after Sept. 1, add $50)John Lannon, Boston Athenaeum Ⅺ Sign me up as a new member: $150Bob Monk, Peabody Essex Museum Ⅺ Guest program fee: $250 (after Sept. 1, add $50) Ⅺ One-day attendance fee: $150 per day Ⅺ MON Ⅺ TUE Ⅺ WED I require an invoice: Ⅺ Yes Ⅺ No Please remit to: International Association of Museum Facility Administrators (IAMFA) P.O. Box 7518 Atlanta GA 30357-0518 USA SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION We have reserved a limited number of hotel rooms at the Boston Back Bay Hilton for the period of Saturday, September 18 through Wednesday, September 22. The conference rate is $165 per night per room, single or double occupancy. Early hotel registration is strongly recommended during this busy season in Boston. To contact the Back Bay Hilton directly, call 617-236-1100. Ask for Reservations and make sure to mention the IAMFA conference to get the special rate. Or, you may call 1-800-HILTONS and ask for the Boston Back Bay Hilton. If you do prefer to do business with a different hotel, or if the Hilton is full, please bear in mind that we plan to make frequent use of the MBTA subway system.James Moisson in the Sackler Lobby, Please check the IAMFA website for updates at: www.iamfa.orgHarvard University Art Museums.8
  • 9. IAMFA Members Directory 2004 Robert Chartrand Guy Larocque Julie Sevigny AUSTRALIA Canada Science & Technology Canadian Museum of Canada Traveling Exhibitios Museum Corporation Civilization IndemnificationGlenn Hodges P.O. Box 9724 Station T 100 Laurier Street Program/Canadian HeritageAustralian Museum 2421 Lancaster Rd Gatineau, Quebec 15 Eddy Street 15-3-A6 College St. Ottawa, Ontario J8X 4H2 Gatineau, QuebecSydney K1G 5A3 Canada K1A0M5Australia Canada Guy.Larocque@civilizations.ca Canada2010 rchartrand@nmstc.ca julie_sevigny@pch.gc.caglennh@austmus.gov.au Pierre LePage Ian Follet Canadian Museum ofMichael Landsbergen Facility Management Service CivilizationPowerhouse Museum LTD 100 Laurier Street ENGLAND500 Harris Street, Ultimo 45 Maryland Place SW P.O. Box 3100 Station “B”Sydney Calgary, Alberta Gatineau, Quebec John DeLucyAustralia T2V 2E6 J8X 4H2 British LibraryNSW 2007 Canada Canada 96 Euston Roadmichael@phm.gov.au fmsltd@fmsltd.com pierre.lepage@civilization.ca London, England NW12DBRobert Webb Toby Greenbaum Ian MacLean john.delucy@bl.ukPowerhouse Museum/Applied Portrait Gallery of Canada Canada Science & Technology Arts & Sciences Birks Building Museum Corporation Peter Fotheringham500 Harris Street Ultimo 107 Sparks Street 2421 Lancaster Rd. National Gallery, LondonP.O. Box K346 Haymarket 1238 6th floor, Station 624 P.O. Box 9724 Station T Trafalgar SquareSydney Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa, Ontario London, EnglandAustralia K1A 0N3 K1G 5A3 WC2N 5DNNSW 207 Canada Canada peter.fotheringham@ng- toby.greenbaum@pwgsc.gc.ca imaclean@technomuses.ca london.org.uk Richard Harding Terresa McIntosh Graham Pellow CANADA Black & MacDonald Limited Portrait Gallery of Canada & Natural History Museum 100 Laurier Street National Archives of Canada Crownwell Road Gatineau, Quebec 344 Wellington Street London, EnglandJean Allard J8X 4H2 Ottawa, OntarioNational Archives of Canada SW75BD Canada K1A 0N3 g.pellow@nhm.ac.ukLibrary Room 132 Canada344 Wellington Street Chan Hung Do tmintosh@archives.caOttawa, Ontario Canadian Museum ofK1A 0N3 Civilization Jose-Luis OliverosCanada 100 Laurier Street THE NETHERLANDS Canadian Center fordmcaron@archives.ca Gatineau, Quebec Architecture J8X 4H2 1920 Bailes Karen KeemanCarole Beauvais Canada Montreal, Quebec Rijks MuseumNational Archives of Canada chan.do@civilization.ca H3H 2S6 P.O. Box 74888Corporate Services/Services Canada 1070 DN Amsterdam Corporatifs Jean-Guy La Jeunesse jolivero@cca.qc.ca Amsterdam344 Rue Wellington Canadian Museum of The NetherlandsRoom 5076 Civilization Christian Page k.keeman@rijksmuseum.nlOttawa, Ontario 100 Laurier Street Canadian Museum ofK1A 0N3 P.O. Box 3100, Station”B” CivilizationCanada Gatineau, Quebec 100 Laurier StreetCaroleBeauvais@archives.ca J8X 4H2 Gatineau, Quebec NEW ZEALAND Canada J8X 4H2Dale Cameron jean-guy.lajeunesse@ Canada Patricia MorganNational Archives of Canada – civilization.ca christian.page@civilization.ca Auckland Art Gallery – Preservation Branch Toi O Tamaki344 Wellington St Lucie Lanctot Ed Richard P.O.Box 5449Room 5080 Canadian Museum of Nature National Gallery of Canada Auckland, New ZealandOttawa, Ontario P.O. Box 3443 Station D 380 Sussex Drive morgan@akcity.govt.neK1A 0N3 Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa, OntarioCanada K1P 6P4 KIN9N4dcameron@archives.ca Canada Canada erichard@gallery.ca 9
  • 10. IAMFA Members Directory 2004 Joe Brennan Oren Gray Randy Murphy SCOTLAND San Francisco Museum of J. Paul Getty Trust Museum of Contemporary Art – Modern Art 1200 Getty Center Drive Los Angeles 151 Third St. Suite 100 250 S. Grand Ave.Robert Galbraith San Francisco, CA Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CANational Galleries of Scotland 94103 90049-1678 9001273 Belford Road Dean Gallery USA USA USAEdinburgh, Scotland jbrennan@sfmoma.org ogray@getty.edu rmurphy@moca.orgEH4 3DSrobert.galbraith@ James Bullock Jim Hartman Mary Omotto natgalscot.ac.uk J. Paul Getty Trust Fine Arts Museum of Japanese American National 1200 Getty Center Drive San Francisco MuseumJack Plumb Suite 100 233 Post St. 369 East First St. Los Angeles, CA 4th Floor Los Angeles, CANational Library of Scotland 90049-1678 San Francisco, CA 90012George IV Bridge USA 94102 USAEdinburgh, Scotland jbullock@getty.edu USA momoto@janm.orgEH1 1EW jhartma@famsf.org Brenda Cobb-Williams Michael Orth Asian Art Museum Andy Hirshfield J. Paul Getty Trust 200 Larkin Street Exploratorium 1200 Getty Center Drive SPAIN Room 2211 3601 Lyon Street Suite 100 San Francisco, CA San Francisco, CA Los Angeles, CA 94102 94123 90049-1678Rogelio Diez USA USA USAMuseo Guggenheim-Bilbao bwilliams@asianart.org andyhh@exploratorium.edu morth@getty.eduAbandoibarra 2Bilbao, Viz Caya John Coplin Sherin Kyte Ann Roche48001 Santa Barbara Museum of Art Fine Arts Museum of Rutherford & ChekeneSpain 1130 State St. San Francisco 427 13th Street, 2nd floorRdiez@guggenheim-bilbao.es Santa Barbara, CA Lincoln Park P.O.Box 2068 92101 100 34th Avenue Oakland, CA USA San Francisco, CA 94612 jcoplin@sbmuseart.org 94121 USA USA USA aroche@ruthchek.com John Donohoe skyte@famsf.org J. Paul Getty Trust Ronald Romo 1200 Getty Center Drive Joseph May J. Paul Getty Trust ARKANSAS Suite 100 J. Paul Getty Trust 1200 Getty Center DriveJohn Pagan Los Angeles, CA 1200 Getty Center Dr. Los Angeles, CAArkansas Art Center 90049-1678 Suite 100 90049-1678 USA Los Angeles, CA USAP.O.Box 2137 jdonohoe@getty.edu 90049-1678 rromo@getty.eduLittle Rock, AR USA77023-2137 Michael Falarski jmay@getty.edu Will SpencerUSA Computer History Museum J. Paul Getty Trustjpagan@arkarts.com 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. Mike McCaughin 1200 Getty Center Drive Mountain View, CA Edward Pike Company/ Los Angeles, CA 94043 ProPM, Inc. 90049-1678 CALIFORNIA USA 3470 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Ste.A205 USA falarski@computerhistory.org Lafayette, CA wspencer@getty.eduGordon Bailey 94549Asian Art Museum Jennifer Fragomeni USA Leonard Vasquez200 Larkin Street Exploratorium mike.m@propminc.com Charles M. Schulz MuseumRoom 2211 3601 Lyon Street 2301 Hardies LaneSan Francisco, CA San Francisco, CA Bill Milny San Rosa, CA94102 94123 Oakland Museum of Art – 95403USA USA California USAgbailey@asianart.org jfrago@exploratorium.edu 1000 Oak Street leonard@schulzmuseum.org Oakland, CA Mitchell Gaul 94619 Yerba Buena Center for theDonald Battjes San Diego Museum of Art USA ArtsLos Angeles County Museum P.O. Box 12-2107 bmilny@museumca.org 701 Mission St. of Art San Diego, CA San Francisco, CA5905 Wilshire Blvd 91112-2107 941123Los Angeles, CA USA USA90036 mwgaul@sdmart.orgUSAdbattjes@lacma.org10
  • 11. IAMFA Members Directory 2004 CONNECTICUT Richard Kowalczyk William Caddick MASSACHUSETTS Smithsonian-National Air & Art Institute of ChicagoErnest Conrad Space Museum 111 South Michigan David GeldartLandmark Facilities Group,Inc. Independence Avenue at Chicago, IL Museum of Fine Arts – Boston252 East Avenue Sixth Street NW 60603 465 Huntington AvenueNorwalk, CT Washington, DC USA Boston, MA06855 20560-0303 wcaddick@artic.edu 02115USA USA USAeconrad@lfginc.com richard.kowalczyk@nasm.si.edu Paul Huber dgeldart@mfa.org Advantage OperationsGeorge Conte Eugene Ramatowski 3906 N. Monticello Ave James LabeckYale Center for British Art U.S. Holocaust Museum Chicago, IL Isabella Stewart GardnerP.O. Box 208280 100 Raoul Wallenburg Pl SW 60618-4128 MuseumNew Haven, CT Washington, DC USA 2 Palace Road06520-8280 20024 pshuber@telocity.com Boston, MAUSA USA 02115george.conte@yale.edu eramatowski@ushmm.org Charles Ingles USA Advantage Operations jlabeck@isgm.org DELAWARE Kurt Sisson 111 S. Michigan Ave Emily Mikolayvus National Gallery of Art – Chicago, IL Eric Carle Museum of PictureJohn Castle Washington 60603-6110 BookWinterthur Museum Butler’s 6th & Constitution USA 125 West Bay Rd. House Washington, DC chcuk_ingles@msn.com Amherst, MARoute 52 20565 Anthony McGuire 01002Winterthur, DE USA McGuire Engineers USA19735 k-sisson@nga.gov 300 S. Riverside Plaza emilym@picturebookart.orgUSA Chicago, IL James MoissonMichael Dixon GEORGIA 60606 Harvard University ArtWinterthur Butler’s House Kevin Streiter USA MuseumsRoute 52 High Museum of Art tony@mcquireng.com 32 Quincy St.Winterthur, DE 1280 Peachtree NE Cambridge, MA19735 Atlanta, GA Don Meckley 02138USA 30309 Museum of Contemporary Art USAmdixon@winterthur.org USA – Chicago james_moisson@harvard.edu kevin.streiter@ 220 E. Chicago Ave.Michael Downs woodruffcenter.org Chicago, IL Robert MonkHagley Museum & Library 60611 Peabody Essex MuseumP.O. Box 3630 USA East India SquareWilmington, DE HAWAII dmeckley@mcachicago.org Salem, MA19807-0630 01970 Robert WhiteUSA USA27299@udel.edu Honolulu Academy of Arts INDIANA 900 South Beretania Street robrt_monk@pem.org Honolulu, HI Steven Ernest DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 96814 Indianapolis Museum of Art David Roth USA 4000 Michigan Road Children’s Museum – BostonMichael Giamber rwhite@honoluluacademy.org Indianapolis, IN 300 Congress StreetNational Gallery of Art- 46208 Boston, MA Washington USA 022106th & Constitution ILLINOIS sernest@ima.art.org USAWashington, DC roth@bostonkids.org Thomas Barnes20565USA Art Institute of Chicago MARYLANDm.giamber@naa.gov 111 South Michigan Ave NEVADA Chicago, IL Alan Dirican 60603 Baltimore Museum of Art Kenneth ChristianFletcher Johnston 10 Art Museum Drive Nevada Museum of ArtHirshhorn Museum & Sculpture USA tbarnes@artic.edu Baltimore, MD 160 West Liberty St. Garden 02128-3898 Reno, NVIndependence Ave at 7th St. SW USA 89501 Brendan BerryWashington, DC adirican@artbma.org USA Advantage Operations20560 christian@nevadaart.org 125 East MonroeUSA Robert Marino, P.E. Chicago, ILfletchj@hmsg.si.edu Mueller Associates, Inc. Aurore Giguet 60603 1401 S. Edgewood UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum USA Baltimore, MD 4505 Maryland Parkway bberrjci@artic.edu 21227 Las Vegas, NV USA 89154 Rmarion@MuellerAssoc.com USA gigueta@ unlv.edu 11
  • 12. IAMFA Members Directory 2004 Stanley Zwiren Robert Morrone VIRGINIA USA (cont’d) Brooklyn Museum of Art Philadelphia Museum Of Art 200 Eastern Parkway P.O.Box 7646 Tom Peck NEW HAMPSHIRE Brooklyn, NY Philadelphia, PA Colonial Williamsburg 11238 19101-7646 FoundationDavid Grimard P.O.Box 1776 USA USACurrier Museum of Art Williamsburg, VA zwiren@brooklynmuseum.org rmorrone@philamuseum.org201 Myrtle Way 23187-1776Manchester, NH USA Peter Poncheri Jr.03104 OHIO Foundation for the Reading tlpeck@cwf.orgUSA Tom Catalioti Public Museumdgrimard@currier.org Cleveland Museum of Art 500 Museum Rd WASHINGTON 11150 East Blvd Reading, PA NEW JERSEY Cleveland, OH 19611-1425 Jeffery Tosh 44106 USA Seattle Art MuseumRichard Stomber pete356@aol.com 100 University Street USANewark Museum Seattle, WA catalioti@cma-oh.org49 Washington Street Richard Reinert 98101-2902Newark, NJ Affiliated Building System USA Ian Herron07102-3176 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Cleveland Museum of ArtUSA Philadelphia, PA 11150 East Blvd WISCONSINr.stomber@newarkmuseum.org 19130 Cleveland, OH 44106 USA Larry Bannister NEW YORK USA Milwaukee Public Museum herron@cmaoh.org SOUTH CAROLINA 800 W. Wells StreetCiro Bottacavoli Milwaukee, WIIEN Magazine David Leach William Taylor 532335 Penn Plaza Columbus Art Museum Cultural Facilities Management USANew York City, NY 400 East Broad St. Group bannister@mpm.edu10001 Columbus, OH 385 S. Spring StreetUSA 43215 Spartanburg, SC Lezlee Kryszewskicab@pmgnet.com USA 29306 Milwaukee Public Museum dleach@cmaohio.org USA 800 W. Wells StreetWilliam Esposito bitay@spartanarts.org Milwaukee, WIAmbient Group, Inc. 5323355 W 39th St. PENNSYLVANIA USA12 Floor TENNESSEE kryszewski@mpm.eduNew York City, NY Douglas Bowerman10018 Allentown Art Museum Steve Kirby Fifth and Count Street First Center of the Visual Arts Spence StehnoUSA Milwaukee Public Museum P.O. Box 388 919 Broadway Allentown, PA Nashville, TN 800 W. Wells StreetDaniel Gelman 18105-0388 37203 Milwaukee, WILighting Services Inc. USA USA 532332 Kay Fries Drive operations@ skirby@firstcenter.org USAStony Point, NY allentownartmuseum.org spence@mpm.edu10980-1996USA TEXAS Carnegie MuseumsMark Malekshahi 4400 Forbes Ave. Bruce CauseyCosentini Associates Pittsburg, PA Corporate Care2 Penn Plaza 15213 3800 Distribution Blvd. This list reflectsNew York, NY USA Houston, TX membership dues paid10121 77018 as of July 9, 2004.USA Walt Crimm USA Ewing Cole Cherry Brott bcausey@corporatecare.com Although we do our best toThomas Scally 100 North Sixth St.Metropolitan Museum Of Art 6th Fl ensure that our Directory Henry Griffin1000 5th Avenue Philadelphia, PA Museum of Fine Arts-Houston information is as up-to-dateNew York City, NY 19106 PO Box 6826 as possible, errors and10028 USA Houston, TX omissions can always occur.USA wcrimm@ewingcole.com 77265-6826 If you would like to maketom.scally@metmuseum.org USA any changes to your listing, Vince DiPiero hgriffin@mfah.orgHarry Soldati Allied Security please contact LezleeBrooklyn Museum of Art 3606 Horizon Drive Kryszewski at200 Eastern Parkway King of Prussia, PA kryszewski@mpm.edu.Brooklyn, NY 19406 Thank you very much.11238 USAUSA vince.dipiero@alliedsecurity.comsoldati@brooklynmuseum.org12
  • 13. Become a Member of the IAMFA and Get a Friend to JoinOn behalf of the membership and Board, we invite you to Membership Opportunitiesjoin with other museums and cultural organizations through-out the world in becoming a member of the only organization Join the IAMFA at any of the following levels and enjoy fullexclusively devoted to museum and cultural facility admin- benefits of membership:istrators: the International Association of Museum Facility Regular Member — $150 annually. A regular memberAdministrators (IAMFA). As a member, you will join a growing holds the position of principal administration in directlist of museum and cultural facility administrators in their charge of the management of facilities, and represents theirefforts to provide a standard of excellence and quality in institution(s) as a member of the association.planning, development and design, construction, operationand maintenance of cultural facilities of all sizes and varieties Associate Member — $50 annually. An associate memberof programming. is a full-time facilities management employee (professional, The Association currently has representation in several administrative or supervisor), below the level of the facilitycountries on three continents. Our goal is to increase administrator of the member association.membership in institutions throughout the world. Affiliate Member — $50 annually. An affiliate member is Your involvement in the IAMFA will continue the growth any full-time employee of a member institution who is notof the organization and provide you with excellent educational directly involved in the facilities management department.and networking opportunities. As your colleagues, we lookforward to welcoming you to membership in the IAMFA. Subscribing Member — $300 annually. A subscribing member is an individual, organization, manufacturer ofCordially yours, supplier of goods services to the institutions who ascribesThe Board of the International Association to the policies and programmes of the Aassociation, andof Museum Facility Administrators wishes to support the activities of the Association. Send in your membership dues by using the convenient form below. Don’t forget to make a copy to give to a colleague. ¡ YES! I would like to join the IAMFA as a: Ⅺ Regular Member $150 Ⅺ Associate Member $ 50 Ⅺ I am interested in joining. Ⅺ Affiliate Member $ 50 Ⅺ Subscribing Member $300 Please have a member contact me. Institution: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Name: ______________________________________________________________________________ Title: ________________________________ Address: ____________________________________________________________________________ City: _________________________________ State/Province: _______________________ Zip/Postal Code: _______________________ Country:_____________________________ Phone: _____________________________________ Fax: ____________________________________ E-mail: ______________________________ Please remit to: ALL FEES ARE PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS International Association of Museum Facility Administrators c/o Kevin Streiter, High Museum of Art Ⅺ I enclose a check in the amount of $ ____________________ 1280 Peachtree Street N.E. Ⅺ Please invoice me Atlanta, Georgia 30309 U.S.A. Website: www.iamfa.org 13
  • 14. Regional Chapters Toby Greenbaum, Chairperson, Regional Chapter, Ottawa-Gatineau CanadaAs summer starts to amble into our to connect with either Patricia Morgan As you all know, we are looking tolives, the IAMFA chapters are gearing (patricia.morgan@aucklandcity.govt.nz) develop networks of like-minded cul-down for the summer and gearing up or Kim Reason (kreason@museum.vic. tural organizations in order to strengthenfor trips to Boston in September. There gov.au) please feel free to drop them our knowledge and membership baseisn’t a lot of new information to share an e-mail. and provide a network of informationfrom the chapters, but we do know In my last Papyrus update, I men- that will be useful to all of our members.that the newly-formed New England tioned the untimely demise of the When you are out visiting otherchapter is busy putting the final touches New York chapter. Since then I have museums and cultural institutions,on the IAMFA conference, which we spoken to Dale Gregory (American remember to toot IAMFA’s horn. Ifare all looking forward to attending. Folk Art Museum, Lincoln Center) who you would like additional copies ofJoe Brennan, Chair of the Northern has been the co-chair of a New York Papyrus, or some updated copies ofCalifornia chapter, has an update that organization called the Museum, Library the IAMFA pamphlet, please let meI will share with you below. I promise and Cultural Properties Facility Group know and I will forward them to you.a fuller update of chapter activities in of Greater New York. It seems that a They are great tools for explainingupcoming issues of Papyrus. For now, I number of our members (now mostly what IAMFA is to perspective members.would like to let you know a little more retired) were also part of this loosely- continued on page 15about several chapters in the making. knit organization that meets on a regular As I mentioned in the Spring issue, basis to network, share information ChairpersonsPatricia Morgan, our member in and organize learning sessions, much of Regional ChaptersAuckland (Auckland Art Gallery, like our existing regional chapters do.New Zealand), has undertaken orga- We are in the midst of seeing how we Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter, Canadanizing a chapter. She and a colleague can reactivate the New York Chapter, Terresa McIntoshare visiting sister organizations in perhaps through an alliance with this Portrait Gallery of Canada & NationalNew Zealand and Australia in July on vital organization. They are holding their Archives of Canadamuseum business, and will use that next meeting on July 20 at the Society Northern California Chapter, USAopportunity to sell those organizations of Illustrators. Please get in touch with Joe Brennanon IAMFA. I will have an update on their Dale at dgregory@folkartmuseum.orgefforts in the next issue. I have also just for more information. San Francisco Museum of Modern Artheard from Kim Reason at Museum Those of you who have colleagues New England Chapter, USAVictoria (Melbourne, Australia), who in Southern California, let them know James Labeckis interested in establishing a chapter about Joe May’s quest to start a chapter Isabella Stewart Gardner Museumdown under! With all this interest, I in Southern California (jmay@getty.edu). Jim Moissonam sure we will soon have a couple He has committed, in his Performance 2004 IAMFA Conference Chairof active southern hemisphere chapters Accord no less, to do a whole lot Harvard University Art Museumsin the works. Sounds like a great des- of outreach and develop an IAMFAtination for a conference! If you are in chapter in Los Angeles and beyond. New York Chapter, USAthe southern hemisphere and would like We will collectively hold him to it! Looking for a new Chairperson United Kingdom Chapter Peter Fotheringham Expect news from the National Gallery, London UK, Ottawa/Gatineau, Washington, and New England Washington/Baltimore Chapter, USA chapters in the next issue of Papyrus. Fletcher Johnston Hirshorn Museum & Sculpture Garden14
  • 15. A Word from Your Treasurer Kevin Streiter Treasurer, IAMFAGreetings from your 2004 IAMFA is a particularly rewarding time, as I conference registrations and fees thustreasurer. I hope everyone is enjoying get to review everyone’s membership far. Please don’t wait until the lastthe summer and that your respective records, etc. and re-visit all the names minute to take care of your duesmuseums are doing well this season. of you, my fellow museum colleagues, and fees, and also take note that thisThe summer is often a good time to and remember all of the great times year there is a late charge of $50.00catch up on projects, and many of us we’ve shared in conferences past. I for conference fees received afterhave fiscal years ending, budgets to look forward to visiting with all of you, September 1.wrestle with, and so on. Here in Atlanta, and participating in the wonderful Be well, everyone. It has beenI am busy with all of the above, in networking that occurs at our annual a pleasure serving you as IAMFAaddition to a large construction project gatherings. treasurer for the last two years.that takes up much of my time. But Our finances continue to be robust, See y’all in Boston!busy schedules aside, I know that I due to the support of our membersam not alone in excitedly anticipating as well as our generous sponsors. A Kevin Streiterthe 2004 IAMFA conference in Boston hearty thanks to all of you who have Treasurer, IAMFAthis September. As your treasurer, this sent in your membership dues andRegional Chapters — continued from page 14Also, don’t forget the IAMFA website and back-of-house. We were also treatedat www.imafa.org! Do not hesitate to to a docent tour of David Ireland’s work Future Chaptersget in touch with me (toby.greenbaum@ on display. This was well attended by Southern California Chapter, USApwgsc.gc.ca — 819-775-7317) for 18 people. Joe Mayadditional information. The second was March 19, hosted J. Paul Getty Trust I wish you all a wonderful summer by San Francisco’s Moscone Centre. We(or winter, if you’re in the southern saw their massive rooftop Photovoltaic New Zealand Chapterhemisphere) and look forward to installation and the huge new Moscone Patricia Morganseeing you in Boston in September. Auckland Art Gallery — Toi O Tamaki North addition building to the complex bringing their total size to over a Australia ChapterToby Greenbaum million square feet. This was sparsely Kim ReasonVice-President attended by five people. Museum VictoriaRegional Affairs, IAMFA Our two meetings to close out 2004 will be at the Computer History Museum Atlanta Chapter, USASouthern California in Mountain View on August 18 and Kevin Streiter High Museum of ArtChapter Report the old San Francisco Mint, soon toThe Northern California Chapter has become home of the San Francisco Bilboa Chapter, Spainconvened two quarterly meetings this Museum and Historical Society, with Rogelio Diezyear. The first, on February 18, was a tentative date of November 17. Museo Guggenheim-Bilbaohosted by Bill Miny at the OaklandMuseum of California where we toured Joe Brennan Chicago Chapter, USAtheir new conservation lab, recently- SFMOMA Director of Facilities William Caddick The Art Institute of Chicagoinstalled energy conservation equipment Jbrennan@SFMOMA.org 15
  • 16. Letter from the Editor and an appetite to feast at some of the venues afterwards. IAMFA/ Papyrus The Annual Conference also brings SUMMER 2004 Larry Bannister, Editor, Papyrus us together for our membership meeting and election of officers to the Board Editor of Directors. This year there will be two Larry Bannister vacancies on the Board to be filled, so Papyrus CorrespondentsNow after being enlightened by our come prepared to nominate or to be a Bill CaddickPapyrus articles, we should be gearing nominee. All nominees must consent Art Institute of Chicagoup for our Annual Conference in Boston. prior to being placed on the ballot.Jim Moisson, the Director of Facilities Those of you who have served as board Rogelio Diez Museo Guggenheim-BilbaoOperations for Harvard University Art members can already attest to the factMuseums, and Chairperson of the con- that it is a fun and stimulating way to Toby Greenbaum Library & Archives of Canada & theference, has tantalized you with points serve your colleagues, and a prestigious National Museumsof interest and photos of what’s in store international organization like IAMFA. James Moissonthis year. Boston, a city rich in colonial Now is the time to reserve your place Harvard University Art Museumspast, makes it a bastion for museums at the conference and book one of theand historic settings, and I am certain rooms at the Back Bay Hilton that was Spence Stehno Milwaukee Public Museumyou will not be able to pass up this held just for you. Come early and join inyear’s conference. the fun by attending the Benchmarking Kevin Streiter High Museum of Art The conference will be filled with Survey Workshop before the conferencemany activities, both fun and informa- on Sunday morning, September 19. Production Coordinationtional. This year, our presentations will I’m looking forward to seeing you at Lezlee Kryszewskibe formatted in a roundtable panel the conference and workshop. I’ll be Milwaukee Public Museumdiscussion style. Come prepared. I there for both events, so stop by and Design and Layoutdon’t want to put anyone on the spot, let’s compare stories. Phredd Grafixbut we will be asking for your partici- Looking forward to our next issue,pation on relevant issues that we all it is always important for me to hear Editingencounter. Our invited experts will from our membership and readers of Artistic Licenseshare knowledge on topics ranging from Papyrus. The articles you see in theseHVAC system design and operation, to pages are a direct result of your inquiries Printed in the United States bylighting control, to facility management and submissions. One way to help Graphicolor, Inc.systems and security. There will be more plant a seed for future topics, might ISSN 1682-5241than enough topics to season the pot be to have your staff walk the floorsfor even the most hardened Museum of your facility and take note of aFacility Administrator. What Facility particular problem situation or difficultManagement System (FMS) do you task. Write their observations downutilize at your facility? What are its capa- and send them to me for review andbilities? Can you access your system possible feedback from an expert inover the Internet? What is the most the next issue of Papyrus. Another Statements of fact and opinion are madeproductive use of your FMS? And of idea: do you have an expansion or on the responsibility of authors alone and do not imply an opinion on the partcourse, we cannot forget: how does renovation taking place at your of the editors, officers, or members ofyour FMS help your bottom line? This facility? We are always looking for IAMFA. The editors of IAMFA Papyrusis all food for thought, and remember new and stimulating articles, and the reserve the right to accept or to reject any Article or advertisement submittedthat most FMS programs can tie your best places to find them are from you, for publication.HVAC, lighting and security together. our members and readers.Which leads me to my next question: While we have made every attempt to ensure that reproduction rights have been acquiredis this a good idea? Start thinking of See you in Boston, for the illustrations used in this newsletter, please let us know if we have inadvertentlythe questions you can bring to the overlooked your copyright, and we will rectifytable. The sessions will be stimulating Larry N. Bannister the matter in a future issue.only if you bring an inquiring mind Secretary, IAFMA16