Foreign tools and family treasures came to America like stowaways in immigrants’ baggage. Trish Balderson retraces migration’s story through museum objects.
Tangible expressions of grief keep lost loved ones close. Curator Kim Ivey explains the customs of mourning art.| Transcript
Modern-day curators focus on reversible restoration techniques. Conservator Shelley Svoboda describes the renewal of the Carolina Room.| Transcript
Four flags survive through battle and time against equally long odds. Curator Erik Goldstein talks about a compelling new exhibit at the Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.| Transcript
Fakes and phonies are stopped with a squint. Curator John Davis discusses the subtleties of form.| Transcript
Two artists collaborate across the centuries: one working with a brush, and the other with a micro spatula. Curator Barbara Luck and conservator Pam Young describe the restoration of a rare watercolor.| Transcript