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Sarah Barack

Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt
Head of Conservation/Sr. Objects Conservator
New York, New York
Sarah Barack studied art history and art conservation at the Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. She worked at various museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Oriental Institute Museum before founding a private studio, where she treated a wide range of media. She concurrently co-organized and managed several advanced technical art history workshops at the Conservation Center and Yale University Art Gallery. Sarah recently joined the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum as Head of Conservation and Senior Objects Conservator. Sarah is also the current Treasurer of the boards of the American Institute for Conservation and the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation.