Wildfires and Caring for Collections
Registrar’s Quarterly, Spring 2020
by Rosa Lowinger
Collections specialists who work in the Western United States have long been used to planning for natural disasters.
Originally a late summer and early autumn dry season phenomenon, climate change driven droughts have now turned wildfires into year-round hazards.
In this article, Rosa Lowinger details the considerations involved in the restoration and preservation of fire-damaged artworks.