About Me

Meet Barbara Appelbaum

Barbara Appelbaum and her firm, Appelbaum and Himmelstein, consult for museums and other collections-holding institutions in the United States and around the world.  Based in New York, Appelbaum was trained at New York University and began her career as a conservator at the Brooklyn Museum. In addition to her museum-consulting activities, Appelbaum  has worked on innumerable masterwork paintings and objects of all kinds.  Projects of note have included George Washington's leather portfolio, a Marcel Duchamp urinal, and a Marilyn Monroe dress.

#Collections care #Historic preservation #House museum #Museology #Museum studies