ABOUT KAREN KROSLOWITZ

Karen has been with the Museum since 2007, when she first began consolidating the collections into offsite storage. A self-proclaimed museum geek, she holds several degrees including a Masters in Museum Studies and has published in the journal Museums and Social Issues. As director of collections, Karen advocates for the health and well-being of CHM’s artifacts, attends to the legal aspects of acquisitions and loans, and collaborates with a wide range of people on a daily basis.

KAREN KROSLOWITZ ARTICLES (3 )

The race is on! The Computer History Museum was recently awarded a prestigious two-year federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to catalog 10,000 backlogged physical objects (hardware and ephemera). That’s a lot Read More ...

Q: What do a lame fox, loose disk drive reels and J.M. Jacquard’s dirty face have in common?   A: They all need health insurance.   A few months ago, the Museum was the recipient of Read More ...

No doubt, my dad’s interest in old stuff is one of the reasons I’m so passionate about museums. My dad was a tinkerer. Buying, restoring and selling antique clocks was only his hobby. But you’d never Read More ...