Entries by Claire Winfield

Conserv at the OZ Museum

At CONSERV we care about collections AND the people who care for collections. In this series of blogs we dive into the stories of some of our favorite customers, what brought them to their current place in their careers, and the unique ways they’re using Conserv. Today, we take a closer look at the OZ […]

The Small Collections Monitoring Program – What is it?

M. Susan Barger of the Conserv Community Board introduces the Small Collections Monitoring Program (SCMP). Read on to learn about how you can trade in your old data loggers to small collections just getting started with monitoring. What is the Small Collections Monitoring Program? You did it! Your institution is going to join Conserv and […]

Windows to the past: Shutter conservation on the Winterthur estate

This guest blog about shutter conservation at the Winterthur estate features a summary of a Summer Work Project by Riley Cruttenden, a graduate fellow at the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. Conserv provided funding to support student projects with a focus in preventive conservation. Learn more about our partnerships here. ​Over an eight-week […]

Conserv Welcomes Susan Barger

The team at Conserv is growing! This week we are introducing a member of our Community Board: M. Susan Barger, PhD. Susan has had a long career in conservation and preservation and has been a research scientist and a professor of materials science. She grew up in the West and after a long period in […]

Working On-Site from Far Away: Remote Environmental Monitoring with Conserv

This guest blog features a summary of research by Allison Kelley, a graduate fellow studying preventive conservation at the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. For her research, Conserv provided access to their analytic tools and wireless sensors. Banner image courtesy of the Golf Museum at James River Country Club   Rarely in the […]

Conserv Welcomes Claire Winfield

The team at Conserv is growing! This week we are introducing: Claire Winfield. She is our new Conservation Liaison and a painting conservator. Before joining Conserv, Claire worked in private practice in New Orleans, Louisiana and for seven years at the Saint Louis Art Museum, where she led the institution’s light monitoring efforts. She graduated […]