Kerith Koss is the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Objects Conservation at the Brooklyn Museum. She received her Master's Degree in Art History and Conservation from the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. Before joining the Brooklyn Museum in 2008, she was a Smithsonian Post-Graduate Fellow at the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Over the course of her conservation training, she has completed internships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Field Museum in Chicago and the Shelburne Museum in Vermont and has assisted in hurricane recovery efforts at several local museums on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi.
Elvis is at the Brooklyn Museum and not where you’d expect to find him—in the new installation of the Museum’s African galleries, African Innovations. Brooklyn’s…Read More