Contrary to popular perception, fine art conservators are not all alchemists working in seclusion in their studios. At Restoration Division, the working life of a conservator is socially active and regularly engaged with public projects and organizations. Restoration Division consider themselves custodians of art and culture in general. In addition to the preservation, conservation, and restoration of art and artifacts, it is their mission to spread awareness about the importance of caring for our material and cultural heritage. You don’t need to be a conservator to be a custodian. The conservation field not only provides the opportunity to meet like-minded people versed in history, art, and culture, it gives exposure to artworks and historical artifacts of a vast and diverse scope, more so than any art gallery or antique store. One of the most satisfying aspects of being a conservator is the ability

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