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Dawn Walus

Boston Athenaeum
Cambridge, MA
Dawn Walus is the Chief Conservator at the Boston Athenæum. Previously, she worked as a book conservator at the Weissman Preservation Center, Harvard Library and has held conservation internships and positions at The Preservation Society of Newport County in Newport, RI; The Brooklyn Museum of Art; The New York Academy of Medicine; Rieger Art Conservation (Works on Paper) in New York City; and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, CA. She received an MA/CAS in art conservation from the Buffalo State College Art Conservation Graduate Program in 2009 and a BA in fine arts from Rutgers University in 1995. She is a member of the American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), and the Guild of Book Workers, New England Conservation Association (board member since 2017), and the Society of Printers (elected 2017).