Exhibitions Articles

Forming a custom book mount
Museum Mountmaker Emily Meyer forming a custom book mount.Heather Brown, Mellon Fellow in Paper ConservationThere are seven books in the Ed Ruscha and the Great American West exhibition, which provided...
A painted pot sits on a riser while a female technician adjusts its base
The Thomas Weisel Family’s recent gift of Native American art is comprised in large part of pottery, including rare Mimbres pieces that date back to the 11th century. Approximately 50 pieces of Mimbres and Pueblo pottery...
Debra Evans and Superman
The sheriffs of the conservation team were back on patrol this year for the annual invasion of the flowers at the de Young, Bouquets to Art.Sheriff Debbie Evans examining her favorite bouquet. Critters were found in...
Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico is the perfect exhibition to show the range of artworks an objects conservator can work on. The pyramid from Complex C at the Olmec site of La Venta is first object...
Shi Guorui photograph
The Chinese artist Shi Guorui produced this photograph of the Donner Pass by creating a pinhole camera obscura. The photographic method is just like the oatmeal container pinhole camera you might have made in grade school,...