Members & Donors Virtual Program with Rachel Mustalish, Ph.D., Conservator

Tuesday, February 27, 2024
5:30 – 6:30 pm

Current Museum Members and Donors are invited to join us on Zoom as guest speaker Rachel Mustalish, Ph.D., provides a fascinating look into her expertise in the conservation of artworks, particularly those on paper. In addition, she will speak about her original research on the work of American modernist Arthur Dove, who is featured in the exhibition, Salt Life: Arthur Dove and Helen Torr.

Dr. Rachel Mustalish is the Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Paper Conservation, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She works on drawings and prints across the Met’s collection with specializations in European and American modernism, international contemporary art, and prints. Her work focuses on treatment, examination, and research of materials and techniques used by artists. She teaches and lectures internationally and is a fellow of both the American Institute for Conservation and International Institute for Conservation. She received her BA in art history and environmental science from Wesleyan University, a MA in the history of art and a certificate of advanced study in conservation from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and a Ph.D. from the Courtauld Institute, University of London.

Please note: You must be a current Member or Donor of The Heckscher Museum of Art or the The Dove Block Project, Geneva to register for this event. Advance registration is required. The Zoom link and password for this free virtual event will be provided upon registration.

 Contact Caitlynn Schare at or 631.380.3229 ext. 710 to register, check your membership status, or join/renew.

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