Tag Archives: Golden Boy

Golden Boy: A Conservation Conversation

For our Golden Boy, the journey from the old Egyptian Gallery to the new building includes a visit to Conservation.

Notes from Golden Boy’s Curator

The first in the series of posts following our “Golden Boy” on his way to the new building comes from Dr. Caroline Rocheleau: In ancient Egypt, it was essential that an idealised representation of the facial features of the deceased be present on the exterior of the mummified body so that the soul might recognise its body after [...]

The Adventures of the Golden Boy

These are exciting times for the works of art in our collection. So much is happening as we prepare to move the permanent collection into the new building–the conservation lab, photography studio, exhibition design, art handlers, carpentry shop and curators are running on all cylinders to get everything ready. There are some works of art [...]