Carolyn Sirett, Emerging Conservator Award Recipient 2012

Carolyn Sirett is currently the Assistant Curator at the Transcona Historical Museum in Winnipeg, Manitoba. After graduating from the University of Manitoba, in 2008 with an Advanced Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Carolyn’s passion for the preservation of arts and heritage furthered her ambition to pursue education in heritage studies. She took courses in Cultural Resource Management from the University of Victoria and in the fall of 2010, she was accepted into the Collections Conservation and Management Program at Fleming College in Peterborough, Ontario where she will be graduating with a diploma specializing in Conservation.  Carolyn has completed volunteer work for the Manitoba Museum and Peterborough Museum & Archives as a Conservation/ Collections Assistant where she was involved in preventative conservation, exhibit installation, and photography.  In addition, she has also completed an internship at the Parks Canada Agency, Western and Northern Services Centre, and later worked on contract as a Conservator for Parks Canada in the Inorganics and Composite Materials Laboratory.