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Richard Barden


Master of Arts and Certificate of Advanced Studies in Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, State University College at Buffalo. B.F.A. Sculpture, Western Michigan University

Role in Museum: 

Manage, develop, plan, and oversight of preservation and conservation services for the Museum.

Professional Affiliations: 
  • American Institute of Conservation
  • International Institute for Conservation