Metropolitan Museum of Art conservator to present talk

March 22, 2013
Prothro Theatre, HRC/GEA 105

We are proud to welcome Sarah Scaturro, the Conservator in Charge of the conservation laboratory at The Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Ms. Scaturro will present a talk titled, “The Future of Textile Conservation and Museum Management” and will participate in a panel discussion centered on the topic of textile conservation.

She was formerly the Textile Conservator and Assistant Curator of Fashion at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution.  She teaches fashion archiving in FIT’s Fashion and Textiles Studies MA program and material culture studies in Parsons’ Fashion Studies MA program.  A member of the Board of Directors for the Textile Arts Center and the Costume Society of America, Sarah is also an independent fashion curator and lectures and publishes internationally.

The talk will be held Friday, March 22 at 9:00am in the Prothro Theater in the Harry Ransom Center.

The panel discussion will be held Friday, March 22 at 2:00pm in Gearing Hall room 105.

The university community and the general public is most welcome to attend.