avatar for Olha Yarema Wynar

Olha Yarema Wynar

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Associate Conservator
New York, New York
Olha Yarema-Wynar, Associate Conservator, is responsible for the conservation of textiles from the Department of Arms and Armor and the Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Art's tapestries collection. She holds an MFA in decorative and applied arts from the Lviv National Academy of Arts. In 2012, she defended her PhD in museology and cultural studies at National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv. Her thesis topic was "Western European Tapestries of the 16th–19th Centuries from the Collection of the Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum of Art: Manufacturing Technology and Methods of Conservation, Preservation, and Museumification." She was appointed associate conservator in 2013. As of 2017, she is a Fulbright Specialist in museology with a concentration on textiles.