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Erin Murphy

The Field Museum
Assistant Conservator
Chicago, IL
Erin is an Assistant Conservator at The Field Museum. There she is working on the redevelopment of the Native North American hall and joined the Field Museum’s staff in August 2018. She recently served as the Marshall Steel Senior Conservation Intern, Archaeological Collections at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Erin completed internships at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in London, at the Arizona State Museum, at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, and at Chhairo Gompa in Nepal. Erin earned her MSc in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums and her MA in Principles of Conservation at the University College London. She earned her B.A. in art history and studio art at St. Olaf College.