Meet the Conservator

Clare Manias is the conservator of the Rare Bible Collection @ MOBIA. She has 12 years of experience in conservation and has worked for several major institutions around New York City including, the New York Academy of Medicine, The New York Botanical Garden, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Union Theological Seminary, and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum as well as in private practice. Her interests include historical book structures and materials.