Category Archives: Conservation Project Support

Engaging with Elephants: The Ultimate Undergrad Research Experience

By Maggie Blake Biology Student, Rhodes College In 2011, the Memphis Zoo received a grant from IMLS to fund changes to the African elephant enclosure. The zoo wished to change the flooring of the indoor elephant enclosure from concrete to a more resilient … Continue reading

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From the Bench: Team Pachacamac Triumphs, Making Peruvian Collections Accessible

This post is part of the “From the Bench” series celebrating the work of conservators. Part scientist, part detective, they work to preserve the past for the future. This series features the voices of conservators who are working on IMLS-supported … Continue reading

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From the Bench: A 400-Year-Old Carpet is Restored to Show Original Persian Artistry

This post is part of the “From the Bench” series celebrating the work of conservators. Part scientist, part detective, they work to preserve the past for the future. This series features the voices of conservators who are working on IMLS-supported … Continue reading

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From the Bench: Upgrade of American Sculpture and Decorative Arts Storage

This post is part of the “From the Bench” series celebrating the work of conservators. Part scientist, part detective, they work to preserve the past for the future. This series features the voices of conservators who are working on IMLS-supported … Continue reading

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From the Bench: Preservation Project Protects 65 Million-Year-Old Fossilized Leaves for Scientific Study

This post is part of the “From the Bench” series celebrating the work of conservators. Part scientist, part detective, they work to preserve the past for the future. This series features the voices of conservators who are working on IMLS-supported … Continue reading

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