Powdered saffron, simmering roots, crushed leaves…no, it’s not what’s cooking in the kitchen, but what’s been cooking at the Getty Villa this quarter for... Read More
Author: Vanessa Muros
I'm an objects conservator and research associate with the UCLA/Getty Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials. I spend most of my time managing the conservation training labs and providing teaching support for the faculty, but squeeze in some time to do conservation treatments and research and to get away on archaeological excavations. When I'm not working in the training labs, I like to unwind by watching TV (what exactly is that island?), breaking into impromptu performances of the choreography from Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” or just hanging out and enjoying the beautiful Southern California weather.