Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
University of Delaware
Catherine Matsen is a conservation scientist at Winterthur Museum’s Scientific Research and Analysis Laboratory (SRAL). She performs analysis on all types of decorative arts in the museum collection using a variety of spectroscopic and chromatographic instrumental techniques. Catherine teaches in the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC), and guest lectures about the role of materials analysis in material culture research to students in the Winterthur Program in America Material Culture (WPAMC).