Owner, Lara Kaplan Objects Conservation, L.L.C.
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Lara received her M.S. at the Winterthur/University of Delaware
program in Art Conservation in 2003, majoring in objects conservation.
While in the program, she developed an interest in ethnographic
conservation. She was able to broaden her experience in this area by
interning at the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka, Alaska, the Arizona
Sate Museum and the National Park Service Western Archeological and
Conservation Center, both in Tucson, Arizona. Upon graduating, she held a
Mellon Fellowship at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American
Indian in Washington, D.C. the year the Museum opened their new building
on the National Mall.
Since 2005, Kaplan has been in private
practice in Baltimore, Maryland. She works with institutions and private
individuals throughout the Baltimore and DC areas. In addition to
providing teaching assistance to the Winterthur Art Conservation
program, she also has taught a class on the care and handling of art at
Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland.
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