Conservator working on object

What is Art Conservation?

The conservation department preserves the museum collections for future generations to enjoy and study. Conservators work with others to ensure the proper physical care for artwork through ethical treatments and documentation, and advise on desirable environmental conditions including lighting, temperature, relative humidity, presentation, loans and general care. We also undertake scientific and other research activities to support preservation, scholarship and enjoyment of the collections.

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