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Rachael Perkins Arenstein-[PA]

AM Art Conservation LLC
Scarsdale, NY
Rachael Perkins Arenstein is a Professional Associate member of the American Institute for Conservation. She is a principal of A.M. Art Conservation, LLC, the private practice that she co-founded in 2009. She has worked at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem, the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, the American Museum of Natural History and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She completed internships at the British Museum and the Israel Museum as well as other international institutions. Rachael's degree in art conservation is from the University of London where she studied at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL. She received her B.A. in Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology from Cornell University where she wrote her honors thesis on Dendrochronology, and excavated at Tel Miqne-Ekron in Israel. She is also active in several professional organizations including positions as the e-Editor for the AIC, AIC's Collection Care Network, and Co-Chair of the MuseumPests Working Group.