Rachel Greenberg


  • Conservation

Rachel Greenberg started as a contract conservator at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in 2015 and has recently transitioned to the position of objects conservator. She holds a BA in Art History from Mount Holyoke College, a MA in Classical Art and Archaeology from University College London (UCL), and went on to earn her MA in Principles of Conservation and MSc in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums, also from UCL. As a graduate student, she completed an internship in the Ceramics, Glass, and Metals Section of the British Museum. Rachel worked as the objects conservator for the Mass Digitization Project at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum preparing the Product Design and Decorative Arts collection for photography. At the National Air and Space Museum, Rachel worked on the Conservation Triage Project stabilizing objects moving into new permanent storage, and is currently working on the Transformation Project preparing a wide range of objects and materials for display. Rachel also serves as a director for the Washington Conservation Guild organizing meetings for the local conservation forum.