Northwest Museum Art & Culture Presents - The Secret Life of an Artifact

If you’re interested in museum sciences the Northwest Museum of Art and Culture has a current exhibit on how artifacts are processed at a museum to share with the public. Take a day and learn about the work the done at museums so ensure preservation of the past for the future.

A working Collections Lab opens for a public view behind-the-scenes. Topics include:

  • Artifact Boot Camp

  • Artifact Emergencies

  • Collection Intersections and Artistic Spirit

  • Visible Storage

  • The Science of Decay

“Museums enable people to explore collections for inspiration, learning and enjoyment. They are institutions that collect, safeguard and make accessible artifacts, art and specimens which they hold in trust for society.”  
-United Kingdom Museum Association Code of Ethics