S8, E2: Casey Mallinckrodt on the ethics of conservation

June 29, 2020

Mid-career, an artist discovers that she’s more excited about spending time exploring other people’s artwork than in creating her own.

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American Institute for Conservation
Casey Mallinckrodt
Wadsworth Atheneum

Casey Mallinckrodt is the Objects Conservator at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut, where she oversees a highly diverse collection. The Wadsworth is the oldest continuously operating museum in the United States. She has a master’s degree from the UCLA/Getty Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials, and an MFA in sculpture from Yale University. Her primary interest is the stewardship of material cultural heritage and the integration of specific and refined knowledge about the materials with cultural history and practice.

Casey Mallincrodt