ABM 2021 MEETING
The virtual ABM 2021 meeting aims to bring together a balanced community of experts for a dynamic forum for exchange. The goal of the ABM 2021 meeting is to nurture and grow the community that was established in 2018. Key to the meeting is the development of an updated website, which will serve as a communication hub to identify connections between advanced scientific approaches (e.g., DNA, mass-spectrometry, and antibody-based) and open research questions, thereby fostering focused and mutually beneficial collaborations, as well as providing educational resources.
Join us at ABM 2023 July 19-21, 2023 in NYC!
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NEA Book Fellow,
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
Nylah Byrd is a NEA Book Fellow at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts. She received her B.A. with Honors in Archaeology from Stanford University in 2018 and her M.S. in Art Conservation from the Winterthur/ University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation in 2022. She is currently a Core Group member of the AIC Ethics Core Documents Revision Task Force and a founding member of the Black Art Conservators group. Her research interests include equity and inclusion in conservation, preserving ephemera, and fabrication of inorganic objects. She is particularly passionate about public engagement and community connections within art conservation and cultural heritage institutions in the United States. Her long-term career goal is to practice people-centered conservation as a community conservator. She wishes to offer her conservation skills to a local marginalized community (especially if Black and/or Indigenous) for the preservation and continuation of their culture through caring for objects.