Name: Thomas Braun
Address: Saint Paul, MN 55102-1903
Phone: (651) 259-3382
Membership Type: Professional Associate
Specialties: Archaeological Sites,Architectural Elements/Materials,Architectural Models,MonumentsArchaeological Sites,Architectural Elements/Materials,Architectural Models,MonumentsArt on Paper,Philatelic/Currency,Unbound DocumentsArchaeological Objects,Clocks/Watches,Decorative Arts,Dolls,Ethnographic Objects,Folk Arts,Furniture,Historic/Technical Objects,Musical Instruments,Natural Science Objects,Outdoor Sculpture,SculptureArchaeological Objects,Ethnographic Objects,Frames,Furniture,Historic/Technical Objects,Maritime,Wood Sculpture,Veneer/Marquetry/Boulle,Waterlogged Wood
Services: Treatment,Consultation-General,Analysis,Conservation Matting/Framing,Conservation Planning,Conservation Science,Disaster Planning,Disaster Recovery,Documentation,Duplication/Copying (library & archive),Examination,Exhibit Consultation,Materials Testing,Pest Control,Surveys-General,Surveys-Object Specific,Teaching/Lecturing
Materials: Bricks,Ceramics,Feathers,Fibers,Gilded Surfaces,Glass,Ivory and Bone,Lacquer,Leather/Skin,Metals,Modern/Contemporary,Painted/Polychromed Surfaces,Paper,Papyrus/Tappa/Amatyl,Plaster,Plastics/Synthetics/Rubber,Reeds/Grasses,Shell,Stone,Wood
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Willing to Travel: No

About Bio:

Tom Braun completed a BA in Art History at the University of Minnesota, an MA in Art History at Tufts University in Boston, and an MS in Art Conservation at the Winterthur Museum and the University of Delaware. During that time he completed numerous internships at institutions including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Field Museum of Chicago, and the Arizona State Museum in Tucson. He has participated in numerous archaeological excavations in Greece, Italy, Turkey, Pakistan, and the American Southwest. After finishing graduate studies in Conservation, Tom worked for the U.S. Army Corps of engineers preserving American archaeological collections for a year, and then accepted a position as an Objects Conservator with the Minnesota Historical Society, where he has now been since 2000. He has a small young family and also runs a private practice in objects conservation in his (limited) free time.

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