Live Online Lecture: Collaborative conservation: behind the scenes at the Chester Beatty
This talk will examine the conservation work and interdisciplinary conversations that took place in the lab over the last (extraordinary) year. Sophie will discuss her ongoing internship experience and some of the projects she has focused on during and after lockdown.
This talk has been organised to mark Heritage Week.
Sophie Coulthard became the Heritage Council Intern in Conservation at the Chester Beatty in November 2019. Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, her internship was extended for a second year. She graduated from Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts, London in August 2019 with an MA in Conservation. In the past, Sophie has had work placements at a range of paper conservation studios including those at the British Museum, National Maritime Museum, Museum Conservation Services and Bristol Museum of Art. She also has a Co-ordinated BFA from Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and University of Pennsylvania in the USA.