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Preservation Services

Preservation Services supports long-term collections preservation and access by managing programs in conservation treatment, documentation, and research; providing preservation training and guidance on collections care; partnering with the Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations to monitor environmental conditions, and managing collections disaster response.

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Conservator of Exhibitions & Loans
Senior Costume Conservator
Senior Paper Conservator

Dawn Wallace

Objects Conservator