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Dawn Kriss

Associate Objects Conservator
The Metropolitan Museum of Art


New York, NY, USA


Dawn Kriss is an associate objects conservator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She helps care for items in the Met’s Native America collections as well as works from the Ancient Americas, Oceania, and Africa. Dawn’s work has focused on understanding materials and technologies as they relate to use, creation, and item care, and she is passionate about professional and community collaboration within and outside of the Met. She received her degree from the UCLA/Getty Conservation Program in the Conservation of Cultural Heritage.

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