All posts by Jakki Godfrey

Jakki Godfrey

Jakki Godfrey is an assistant conservator of objects at the Brooklyn Museum. She received her Master's Degree in Conservation from the Winterthur / University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. Before working at Brooklyn she interned at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and the National Museum of African Art in Washington, DC, the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.


A Tree Blossoms in Brooklyn

In preparation for the exhibition Sanford Biggers: Sweet Funk—An Introspective, conservators took part in preparing and installing Blossom, 2010, a recent acquisition to the collection….

Read More

When Lions and Dragons Fly

In preparation for renovation to the glass corridor roof, two of the museum’s exterior architectural elements, a stone dragon and a zinc lion, needed to…

Read More

Newly on View: Herald Tribune Owls

The next time you enter the Grand Lobby of the museum, make sure you cast your eyes upwards. In one of the openings in the…

Read More

Time to Clean the Pegasi!

Over a few days each summer the object conservators and the conservation summer interns get to venture out to the sculpture garden to treat the…

Read More