UVA Alumna Joins African Art Conservation Team at VMFA

April 11, 2017

Sydney Collins, a UVA alumna and former intern at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, has joined the staff at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts as the Mellon Conservation Photographer/Technician. In this role, she is part of the team working on the Conservation Initiative in African Art. This Conservation Initiative is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and aims to support in-depth technical examination, conservation, and art historical studies of the museum's African art collection.

Read more at https://vmfa.museum/pressroom/news/mellon-grant-puts-african-art-at-center-of-research-and-conservation-project/