Curator of Decorative Arts
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
Winterthur, Delaware, USA
Overlooked Organics in Decorative Arts: Cataloging Skin-Based, Skeletal, and Hard Keratinous Animal Tissues
Ann K. Wagner, curator of decorative arts, is responsible for approximately 20,000 objects of silver, metalware, and related composite materials such as lighting, firearms, and organics at Winterthur Museum in Delaware. She joined the curatorial staff immediately following her master’s degree from the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture. Ms. Wagner previously was the curatorial assistant for the department of European and American decorative arts at the Seattle Art Museum.