A museum conservator is someone who documents, restores and preserves artifacts that are on display in museum exhibits. They use chemical and physical tests to determine the age and make up of different artifacts, and use problem-solving to determine how to restore and preserve the objects as well as estimate how much it will cost to make those necessary preservations. (Sokanu).
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The University of Manitoba does not offer training in Art Conservation, but does offer pre-requisite courses and educational pathways for students applying to Art Conservation education programs. Please view the links below for information on U of M courses and other programs in North America. PLEASE NOTE: When considering institutions other than the U of M it is recommended that that you consult with their admissions office, review admission requirements, and consider any applicable transfer credits, for the program you are interested in.
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Date modified: August 20th, 2018