Susan Maltby, BA, MAC

Maltby & Associates Inc.

Susan Maltby has a Masters of Art Conservation from Queen’s University specializing in artifact conservation and has been in the field for over 30 years. Her consulting firm was established in 1988 after having worked for the Canadian Conservation Institute for four years. Her firm offers a variety of services including artifact treatment, training seminars, collection surveys, advice on collections care and management, and conservation guidelines for exhibits, museums and heritage structures. Susan has extensive experience working with a variety of museums and museum collections.

In addition to her consulting work, Susan is adjunct faculty in the Faculty of Information/Museum Studies Program at the University of Toronto where she teaches a graduate seminar, Museum Environment, an introduction to preventive conservation. Previously, she has team-taught Collections Management and Conservation and Preservation of Recorded Information for the Faculty. She also teaches Collections Care for the University of Victoria’s Cultural Resource Management Programme. Susan has taught in the Art Conservation Program at Queen’s University and was an instructor at the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies, Mt. Carroll, Illinois. She also writes a regular numismatic conservation column – “Preserving Collectibles” – for Coin World and has been a regular contributor to Old-House Journal.