Ann Shaftel

Ann Shaftel MA, MS

Ann Shaftel MA, MS

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Ann Shaftel
6201 Shirley Street
Halifax, NS B3H 2N3


Phone: 902 422-2327
Phone: 902 222-1467
Fax: 902 422-2327
Website: annshaftel.com
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Museum and Church Collections Assessments, and Art Conservation and Education Programs

Digital Monastery Project Treasure Caretaker Training
Ann Shaftel is Director of this project: Buddhist Monk and Nun Treasure Caretakers training to create digital inventories and preservation measures for their monastery treasures @DigiMonastery

Ann Shaftel is a Fellow of the International Institute of Conservation, a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation, and a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Conservators. She has an MS degree in Art Conservation and MA degree in History of Art. She has written and published many scholarly and practical articles, including in the Journal of Art Theft. Ann’s clients include governments, museums, universities and churches worldwide. In

Thangka restoration: University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology

Thangka restoration: University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology

Restoration of wall panel, inpainting project

Restoration of wall panel, inpainting project

Thangkas

Thangkas are a specialty of Ann's, and she works with private collectors, museums, universities and monasteries on the preservation and restoration of thangkas. Ann offers pre-purchase examination, post-purchase preservation and restoration services and advice on storage, display and handling of thangkas.
Ann has worked with conservation of thangkas for decades.

Ann advising in Bhutan after fire damage

Ann advising in Bhutan after fire damage