Art Break | Mingei International Museum

Annabelle Camp is the Kress Conservation Fellow at Balboa Art Conservation Center and for this Art Break, she will introduce textile conservation as a profession. In her talk, Annabelle will highlight case studies from her work and detailed guidance on how individuals can care for the textiles in their homes to ensure they are preserved for future generations. The talk will be informative for all, especially textile enthusiasts, makers, and collectors!

More About Annabelle Camp

Annabelle Camp is a textile and organic objects conservator. She has an MS from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation and bachelor’s degrees in Anthropology and Art Conservation from the University of Delaware. She has trained in some of the world’s leading textile conservation labs, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Abegg-Stiftung, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. 

Annabelle strives to make community collaboration an integral part of her conservation practice. She has led numerous collaborative programs and repatriation projects and published widely on the value of community engagement in cultural heritage preservation. At BACC, in addition to treating textiles, she is assisting in ongoing efforts to demystify and democratize the field. 


Diana Benavidez

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