RPArenstein is the username for Rachael Perkins Arenstein
After working at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, the American Museum of Natural History and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rachael moved into private practice and four years later co-founded A.M. Art Conservation, LLC] in 2009. Visit A.M. Art Conservation's entry in the AIC wiki History of Conservation.
Rachael completed internships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the British Museum and the Israel Museum as well as other international institutions.
Rachael’s degree in art conservation is from the University of London where she studied at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL. She received her B.A. in Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology from Cornell University where she wrote her honors thesis on Dendrochronology, and excavated at Tel Miqne-Ekron in Israel.