BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Sarah Owens moved to Alaska in 2013 to take up the position of Conservator at the Anchorage Museum. She has been fortunate to travel around the state, providing assistance in her specialist area of textile conservation and working with many Alaska artists to better understand materials used in the manufacture of a variety of objects. Sarah completed a fellowship in conservation at the National Museum of the American Indian (2011-2013), during this time she first came to Alaska which cemented the dream of living here. She has held textile conservation positions at National Museums Scotland, Historic Royal Palaces, Scottish Conservation Studio, and Metropolitan Museum of Art. Sarah earned her B.A. in Textiles/Fashion from the University of Southampton and an M.A. from the Textile Conservation Centre, University of Southampton (United Kingdom).