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 )

Volunteers, start your laptops!

Volunteers, start your laptops!

 12 months ago
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
The Artifact Doctor Will See You Now

The Artifact Doctor Will See You Now

 1 year ago
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
Preservation, Conservation, Restoration: What’s the Difference?

Preservation, Conservation, Restoration: What’s the Difference?

 2 years ago
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