March 4: Curator Talk on Preserving Family Heirlooms with Carolyn Fisher, Curator of Collections at The Mob Museum
Have you ever wondered about a family heirloom and how best to care for and preserve it for future generations?
Join Carolyn Fisher, Curator of Collections at The Mob Museum, to learn about historic objects in your family collections. Carolyn will discuss preservation issues that affect historical collections as well as standard practices used by museums and how these lessons can be applied to preservation at home.
It’s a wonderful and educational way to discover more about your valued personal treasures, and it’s free with museum admission.
Carolyn Fisher, Curator of Collections, has been taking care of the artifact collection at The Mob Museum since 2012. Carolyn received her bachelor’s of science with an emphasis in public history from Appalachian State University in North Carolina. She has attended several curator seminars at conferences sponsored by the American Alliance of Museums and the National Park Service and has led workshops at The Nevada Museum Association. Prior to coming to The Mob Museum, she was a Museum Technician at Death Valley National Parks. She also spent five years traveling the U.S. as while working with the National Park Service.