P. Andrew Lins

Historic Preservation


B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Sir John Cass College, London
M.A., New York University
Diploma in the Conservation of Fine Arts, New York University

Getty Institute Scholar, Kress Foundation Fellow, British Museum Research laboratory and Conservation Laboratories, Conservator for UNESCO Mission to Iran. Head of Conservation Department, Philadelphia Museum of Art (1997–present). Responsible for planning and implementation of conservation, preservation and treatment for the Museum's collections. Section Head of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Senior Conservator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture (1979–present). Lecturer, Buffalo Conservation Program SUNY, Opleldung Restauratoren, Amsterdam; Adjunct Professor, University of Delaware/Winterthur, Art Conservation Program (1979–1992). Technical Consultant, Philadelphia Department of Public Works, Historical Commission, Arts and Culture, Fairmount Park; National Park Service, City of Philadelphia Art Commission Conservation Panel (1990–present).