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Christine Schaette

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Assistant Furniture Conservator
Boston, MA
Christine Schaette received her bachelor’s degree in furniture conservation from the University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany, in 2006. During this time she interned at the Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York. In September 2006 she started a two-year term as an assistant objects conservator for the Glasgow Museums’ Riverside Project, where she was responsible for the conservation of traditional furniture and plastic interior design objects, as well as research and documentation of two historic interiors. In January 2009 she joined the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as an assistant furniture conservator, where she has been primarily involved in the conservation of furniture for the new American wing and several European gallery renovations.