Emma Griffiths, M.A.C. Candidate

Emma Griffiths

M.A.C. Candidate

Art Conservation Program

Stream: Treatment
Specialization: Artifacts
Areas of interest: archaeological conservation, ancient glass and ceramics, preventive conservation.

Emma graduated from the University of Kent in 2010 with a combined bachelor’s degree in Classical & Archaeological Studies and History & Philosophy of Art. In her final year of study, she interned with English Heritage, where she cleaned and catalogued archaeological objects at Dover Castle. Upon graduation, Emma volunteered at the Bristol City Archives, cataloguing historical photographs of the city for an online public database, and at the Holburne Museum in Bath.

Prior to joining the Master of Art Conservation program at Queen’s University, Emma worked towards a Fine Art Foundation Diploma at George Brown College, and completed courses in general and organic chemistry with Athabasca University. She also volunteered at Casa Loma monitoring the level of soiling and relative humidity of the collections on permanent display, and this past summer she completed an internship at the New Brunswick Museum.