Nora Kennedy. – نورا كينيدي

is the Sherman Fairchild Conservator of Photographs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City where she established a lab devoted to the conservation of photographs. During her tenure at the Met she has worked on over ninety photography exhibitions and continues to expand the Museum’s initiatives in education and research.
Kennedy also serves on the adjunct faculty of the New York University Institute of Fine Arts Conservation Center.
Kennedy received her BFA from York University in Toronto, and her Master of Science degree in conservation from the University of Delaware / Winterthur  Museum art conservation program in 1986.
In 2003 the University awarded her a Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement and in 2006 she was awarded the American Institute for Conservation’s Sheldon and Caroline Keck Award recognizing a sustained record of excellence in the education and training of conservation professionals.
She is the 2011 recipient of the HP Image Permanence Award for her work with the Mellon Collaborative Workshops in Photograph Conservation, the development of the Digital Sample Sets, as well as her contributions to the establishment of the Photograph Information Record.

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