Category Archives: From the Bench Series

See Civil War Uniforms in the Conservation Process in a Live Webcast

By Paige Myers Textile Conservator, North Carolina Museum of History The bloodied coat of  Lt. Col. Thomas Hart Ruffin has a storied history. A lawyer and U.S. Congressman from Franklin County, North Carolina, Ruffin commanded Company H of the 1st North Carolina … 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: Trellised Garden with Animals on View at Memorial Art Gallery Thanks to Tapestry Initiative

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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