The Kick Off Meeting of the Project ART CHERIE took place in Brussels on the 15th December 2016. Representatives of all the partners participated in the meeting and took the chance to discuss on technical project management and implementation issues.
The first technical meeting of the ART-CHERIE project took place in Prato, Italy, on 4-5 July 2017. Representatives of all the partners participated in the meeting. This meeting aimed at analyse the huge and impressive textile and costumes heritage of the Textile Museum and its archives and to select a part of the materials for the development of experimental training activities.
The meeting took place in London on 18-19 January 2018 at the UAL facilities. Discussions revolved around the first outline/draft of the e-learning units LCF, digitalisation process of the Prato Museum, set up and development of the platform as well as the project management issues and the dissemination activities/outputs. A visit of Lime grove site (textile department of UAL) is was also foreseen.
The third technical meeting was organised by the Prato Museum and took place on 2-3 July 2018. Partners had the opportunity to further discuss the digitalization process and the online courses developments. Project management & finances issues was touched upon.
As part of the project , London College of Fashion has developed two online course units to help designers explore and use digital archives effectively and creatively in their design process. Both units illustrate how to access digitized collections for inspiration, and gaining skills for technical know-how and historical information.
On 13th December in London, UAL – London College of Fashion launched and demonstrated these new online tools to designers.
The Final Conference of the ART-CHERIE project took place in Brussels on 24 April 2019, as part of the Annual Conference of the Textile European Technology Platform “Circular – Bio-based – Digital: the keys to Europe’s Textile Future”.