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What to Do with a 50-Foot Canoe?—The Care, Conservation, and Installation of Oceanic Art

Learn more about Oceanic art at the Met: http://www.metmuseum.org/Works_of_Art/arts_of_africa_oceania_and_the_americas The second of two lectures celebrating the 2007 reopening of the Museum's galleries for Oceanic Art, this talk highlights the processes of gallery design and object conservation. It touches on the storage of the objects, wing de-installation, demolition, construction, casework, and installation that took place throughout the course of the three-year renovation project. Christine Giuntini, conservator, Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, and Amy Jones, assistant conservator, Department of Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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