COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT + SARAH PATTERSON PAGELS RISK ASSESSMENT INTERN FOR COLLECTIONS, May 2014 to July 2017

Smithsonian Institutitons Affiliation

  • Researched and developed Collection’s preservation plan to map out future conservation projects and related funding, staffing, and resource allocations, including mapping funding opportunities and timelines.
  • Developed risk management plan to anticipate risks to collections and their conservation posed by controllable and uncontrollable agents of deterioration.
  • Researched national UV window film varieties and specifications for collections department to choose the best film to guard against light damage to objects by the window wall in the museum’s central core gallery. 

 

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