LOUIS M. GOLDICH

P.O. Box 151073
San Diego, CA 92175 U.S.A.
Toll Free In USA 1-877-463-4404 & Telephone/Fax +619-463-8474
goldich@earthlink.net
www.timeriver.net/goldich

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Louis M. Goldich and Associates - Consulting Registrar, April 2004 to present.

 

Chief Registrar , San Diego Museum of Art, Balboa Park, San Diego, California; October 1998 to April 2004. Registrar, (Department Head), September 1978 to October 1998.

Acting Registrar, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; July 1978 to September 1978.

Assistant in the Registrar's Department, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; 1975 to June 1978.

 

EDUCATION

Master of Arts in History in Art, University of Victoria; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; 1977. Graduate Scholarships: 1976 and 1977.

Concurrent Studies in Art History, University of California, Davis; Davis, California; 1974-1975.

Bachelor of Arts in English, California State University, Sacramento; Sacramento, California;1973. Dean's Honor List; 1969 - 1971 and 1973.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

CLIENT LIST

Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC - "Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art" - exhibition courier services

Artist, La Jolla, CA - consulted on exhibition packing, shipping, insurance and coordinated same to New York, NY

Artist, La Jolla, CA - consulted on exhibition packing, shipping and coordinated same to Las Cruces, NM

California Association of Museums, "Identifying Risks and Protecting Your Collection from Natural Disasters" - organized a collections care workshop in San Diego, CA

City of Vista Parks and Community Services Department - Rancho Buena Vista Adobe, Vista, CA - authored a collections care and site assessment report

Congress of History of San Diego and Imperial Counties, "Identifying Risks and Protecting Your Collections from Natural and Man-Made Disasters" - organized a collections care workshop in San Diego, CA

County of San Diego, Department of Parks and Recreation - Sycamore Canyon, Goodan Ranch Open Preserves Ranger Station and Visitor's Center, Poway, CA - exhibition development consulting

County of San Diego, San Dieguito River Park - Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, Escondido, CA - collections care and exhibition development consulting

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH - Alan and Fannie Leslie Trust, Palms Springs, CA - physical inventory verification, records management and collection dispersal coordination & supervision

Family Trust, San Diego, CA- collection care and storage consulting

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN - "Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior" - exhibition courier services

Jennifer Garey, Art and Antiquities, Inc., San Clemente, CA - U.S. Department of Navy Collection at Liberty Station (NTC), San Diego, CA - collection relocation supervision

La Jolla Historical Society, La Jolla, CA - authored an archives storage assessment report

Original Fine Arts Management, Pittsburgh, PA - "The Gospel According to Henry Ossawa Tanner" - exhibition facility's development consulting

Private Collector, La Jolla, CA - packing and shipping coordination to NY auction house

Private Collector, La Mesa, CA - collection storage consulting

Private Collector, Palm Springs, CA - collection cataloging and documentation project

Private Collector, Rancho Mirage, CA - seismic mount consultation

Private Collector, San Diego, CA - consulted on packing and shipping client's art collection to Chiang Mai, Thailand

Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch & Gardens, Los Alamitos, CA - shipping coordination

San Diego Branch of the American Society of Appraisers, San Diego, CA - keynote speaker on safeguarding private collections

School of Music and Dance, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA - "Kathara" by Harry Partch - installation design consulting

State of California Department of Parks and Recreation, San Diego Coast District, Old Town, San Diego, CA - authored an off-site storage facility assessment report

University Art Gallery, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA - "Luis Gispert: loud IMAGE" - exhibition condition reporting

 

 

COURIER EXPERIENCE

Coordinated logistics and accompanied exhibitions and individual loans via land, air and sea throughout the United States and to the following international destinations:

Canada: Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver

China: Hong Kong, Wuhan

France: Lodeve, Nice, Paris

Germany: Frankfurt

Great Britain: Greenwich, London

Greece: Athens

Israel: Jerusalem

Italy: Florence, Milan, Rome, Rovereto, Verona

Mexico: Mexico City

Netherlands: Amsterdam

Scotland: Edinburgh

Spain: Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, Valencia

Switzerland: Geneva

U.S.S.R.: Moscow

 

 

LECTURES ON THE CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF COLLECTIONS

 

"Smoke & Leaks, Tar & Bees: Protecting Your Collections," session speaker at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Western Museums Association (WMA), San Diego, California, October 28, 2009.

"Preparing for the Worst - Coping With the Unexpected," session speaker at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), Phoenix, Arizona; September 14, 2006.

"How to Protect Your Collections Before the Earthquake: Identifying Risks and Protecting Your Collections from Natural and Man-Made Disasters." I gave a full day hands-on workshop sponsored by the Congress of History of San Diego and Imperial Counties, held at the Veterans Museum and Memorial Center, Balboa Park, San Diego, California; June 17, 2006.

"Preparing for the Worst - Coping with the Unexpected," session speaker at the 24th Annual Conference of the Museum Association of Arizona (MAA), Flagstaff, Arizona; May 18, 2006.

"Keep Your Valuables Safe! How to Protect & Preserve Your Antiques & Artworks," keynotespeaker at the April 2006 meeting of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), San DiegoBranch, San Diego, California; April 18, 2006.

"Identifying Risks and Protecting Your Collection from Natural Disasters," organizer and primary presenter at a workshop sponsored by the California Association of Museums (CAM), held at the San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park, San Diego, California; August 18, 2005.

"Storage on a Shoestring and Disaster Mitigation," presentation at the annual training course for designated California State Park collection managers, held at Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California; March 2, 2000.

"Protection for Museum Collections from the Effects of Earthquakes," speaker at a seminar on "The New Madrid Fault: Earthquake Preparedness for Museums" sponsored by the St. Louis Area Museum Collaborative and hosted by the Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri; October 18, 1990.

"The Protection of Collections from Earthquakes and Their Effects," speaker at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Society of California Archivists, held in San Diego, California; April 28, 1990.

"Safeguarding Museum Collections," keynote speaker at a Los Angeles County Museum of Art Operations Division Training Meeting for the Technical Services Section and the Registrar's Office, Los Angeles, California; June 28, 1989.

"Safeguarding Collections in Storage," presentation as part of a session on "Expanding Collections Care," at the 1988 Western Museums Conference (WMC) Annual Meeting, held in San Diego, California; November 3, 1988.

"Earthquake Preparation for Collections," speaker at the 4th Annual Workshop of the Inland California Museum Consortium, held at the San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, California; June 18, 1988.

"The Protection of Museum Collections from Disasters and Their Effects, " keynote speaker for the P.M. Art Series at the San Diego Museum of Art, Balboa Park, San Diego, California; September 29, 1987.

"Safeguarding Your Collection from Disasters: Storage and Exhibit Techniques," speaker at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA), held in New York City; September 5, 1987.

"Methods and Techniques for Protecting Objects in Storage," speaker at a workshop organized by the National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME) and the Registrars Committee-Western Region (RC-WR), sponsored in part by The J. Paul Getty Museum, and hosted by the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, California; April 27, 1987.

"Practical Techniques for Safeguarding Collections in Storage," presentation as part of the program, "Protecting Collections from Earthquake Damage," organized by the Northern California Branch of the Registrars Committee-Western Region (RC-WR) and hosted by The Stanford University Museum of Art, Stanford, California; January 20, 1987.

"Methods of Protecting Artifacts in Storage from Earthquake Damage," presentation as part of a session on "Designs for Protection and Recovery from Fire, Earthquake and Pollution," at the 1986 Western Museums Conference (WMC) Annual Meeting, held in Los Angeles, California; September 26, 1986.

"Safeguarding Your Collection from the Primary and Secondary Effects of Earthquakes," at a workshop organized by the Southern California Branch of the Registrars Committee-Western Region (RC-WR) and hosted by the San Diego Museum of Art, Balboa Park, San Diego, California; January 24, 1986.

"Safeguarding Your Collection in Storage," presentation at the "International Meeting on Disaster Planning for Cultural Property," organized and hosted by The J. Paul Getty Conservation Institute at The J. Paul Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, Santa Monica, California; October 28, 1985.

"Measures to be Taken before and during a Disaster and Post-damage Responses for Three-Dimensional Collections," presentation at a seminar on "Emergency Planning for Museums,
Galleries and Archives," organized and hosted by the British Columbia Provincial Museum, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; October 18, 1984.

"The Preventative Measures Taken at the San Diego Museum of Art to Protect Collection Objects from Damage by Earthquakes," presentation at a symposium organized by The J. Paul Getty Museum in cooperation with the California Association of Museums (CAM) and held at The J. Paul Getty Center for the History of Art and Humanities, Santa Monica, California; January 16, 1984.

 

ACADEMIC COURSE LECTURES

"Museum Studies," Southwestern Commuity College, Chula Vista, California, 2003.

Curatorial Practices," Art 140, University of San Diego, California, 2000 - 2003.

"Museum Literacy," EDAS/E503, California State University, San Marcus, 2000 - 2001.

"Museum Studies," San Diego Mesa College, California, 2000.

"Exploring the San Diego Museum of Art." Extension Course No. X407.3, University of California, San Diego: 1987, 1989, 1993, and 1995.

"Exhibition Design" Art 144, University of San Diego, California, 1987.

 

CONFERENCES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

"ARCS Inaugural Conference," organized by the Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists, Chicago, Illinois; October 31 - November 3, 2013.

"28th Annual California Indian Conference and Gathering," sponsored by California State University, Sacramento; October 3 - 5, 2013

"27th Annual California Indian Conference," sponsored by California State University, San Marcos; October 5 - 7, 2012.

"26th Annual California Indian Conference," sponsored by the Center for Regional and Continuing Education, California State University, Chico; October 27 -29, 2011.

"VI European Registrars Conference," sponsored by the Swiss Registrars Committee, Basel, Switzerland; November 10-11, 2008.

"NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act) Training," organized by the National Park Service, presented in San Diego, California; October 10, 2008.

"23rd Annual California Indian Conference," organized by the University of California, Riverside in conjunction with the California Center for Native Nations, UCR and California State University, San Bernardino. Conference pressented at UCR Palm Desert Graduate Center; October 3-4, 2008.

"National Conference of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums: Guardians of Language, Memory and Lifeways," Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Octover 22-25, 2007.

"California Alliance for Response Forum on Cultural Heritage and Disaster Management," organized by the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, San Diego, California; May 22, 2007.

"California Alliance for Response Forum on Cultural Heritage and Disaster Management," organized by the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, San Diego, California; September 21, 2006.

"International Registrars Symposium," sponsored by the Registrars Committee of the American Association of Museums (RC-AAM), New Orleans, Louisiana; May 4-5, 2004.

"Soft Packing for Storage and Transit," workshop co-sponsored by the Packing and Crating Information Network (PACIN) and The Registrars Committee - Western Region (RC-WR), in conjunction with the 2003 Western Museums Association Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, October 19, 2003.

"Disaster Preparedness," course presented by the San Diego Safety Council, San Diego, California, December 8, 2000.

"Collections Management: Getting Your Policies and Practices in Order," workshop sponsored by the California Association of Museums, San Diego, California; January 24, 2000.

"Disaster Preparedness," presented at the San Diego Natural History Museum Library, San Diego, California; October 28, 1999.

"And the Creeks Don't Rise," Disasters, Health, and Safety Issues, and Museum Collections Workshop, in conjunction with the Second Partnership Opportunities and Federally-Associated Collections Conference, San Diego, California, November 17, 1998.

"Art Handling/Rigging 101: A Refresher on the Basics," PACIN-PIC Workshop, in conjunction with the 1998 AAM Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California; May 9, 1998.

"Administrative Skills for Successful Leaders" and "Interpersonal Skills for Successful Leaders," seminars sponsored by San Diego State University, College of Extended Studies, San Diego, California; March 28, 1998.

"International Conference on the Packing & Transportation of Paintings," hosted by the National Gallery of Art, London, England, September 9-11, 1991.

"Earthquake Symposium: Surviving the Quake of '89," workshop sponsored by the Northern California branch of the RC-WR, hosted by the University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley; December 11, 1989.

"Conservation Awareness - Working with Materials in Your Collection," workshop sponsored by the RC-WR, Phoenix, Arizona; October 24, 1989.

"San Diego Regional Earthquake Conference," sponsored by the San Diego County Unified Emergency Services Organization and the San Diego Earthquake Preparedness Committee, San Diego, California, April 29, 1988 and March 19, 1989.

"Disaster Recovery Planning," workshop sponsored by Hewlett-Packard, San Diego, California; May 10, 1988.

"Emergency Planning for Museums, Galleries and Archives," seminar organized by the British Columbia Provincial Museum, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; October 16-19, 1984.

"Collections Management" seminar sponsored by the Center for Museum Studies of John F. Kennedy University and the Western Museums Conference; October 13-15, 1985.

"Building an Effective Museum Personnel Management Program" seminar sponsored by the Center for Museum Studies of John F. Kennedy University in collaboration with the Western Museums Conference; October 7-9, 1984.

"Seminar on The Protection of Historic Architecture and Museum Collections from Earthquake and Other Natural Disasters," organized and hosted by the National Academy of Science, Washington, D.C.; March 29-30, 1982.

"Museum Registration Methods Workshop" conducted by the Office of Museum Programs at the Smithsonian Institution; January 14-18, 1980.

 

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