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Sarah Nunberg

Adjunct Associate Professor


Sarah Nunberg, principal of The Objects Conservation Studio, LLC, has been working as a conservator since 1989. She specializes in conservation of archaeological, ethnographic, decorative and contemporary sculpture and artifacts, treating objects made of wood, ceramic, stone, metal, glass, skin, leather and bone, and preventive care including collections storage and maintenance, environmental monitoring, and collection surveys. She has spearheaded research of art conservation and museum practices and their resulting environmental impact, and serves as a Principal Investigator of a National Endowment for Humanities Grant, Building a Life Cycle Assessment Tool & Library of Preventive Conservation Methods, extending from 2020-2022.
She began her career in archaeology at Yale University where she studied pre-Columbian ceramics and art history and received her M.A. in Archaeology from Yale University in 1990. She then continued her education at New York University Institute of Fine Arts where she achieved a Master in Art History and an Advanced Certificate in Conservation of works of art in 1997. Ms. Nunberg is a Professional Associate of the American Institute of Conservation (AIC).

Masters Archaeology Yale University
Masters Art History, Certificate in Conservation, New York University Institute of Fine Art and Conservation Center