Sharjah Museums, United Arab Emirates


Conservation Project Co-ordinator for Sharjah Museums Department 2011-2015. This role included the conservation treatment and cataloguing of a wide variety of artefacts forThe Museum of Islamic Civilisation, Kalba Museum, Sharjah Heritage Museum, Bait Al Naboodah, Sharjah Maritime Museum and Sharjah Archaeology Museum, . Primary tasks included:

 

 

  • Conservation treatment of extensive collection of archaeological and ethnographic artefacts
     

  • Condition assessments and digital recording of collections
     

  • Implementation and maintainance of preventative conservation techniques including environmental monitoring and pest management
     

  • Design and construction of mounts and enclosures for artefacts on display and in storage
     

  • Research and writing of museum information display boards
     

  • Planning and design of interactive displays

  • Organisation of storage using conservation grade materials

 

  • Use of ADLIB database to search and modify object records
     

  • ​Trans-site transportation of objects
     

  • Research and identification of unidentified artefacts
     

  • Investigation and identification of fakes within museum collections
     

  • Production of record photography and treatment reports for all objects