With over 45 years of experience, ArtCare Resources is an independent museum and collectors consultant group that has worked with a wide variety of museums, private collections, tribal associations, and government agencies.  We undertake implementing conservation treatments and strive to help clients best preserve and protect their fine art and historic collections through collections care initiatives tailored to resources and programming goals.  We integrate preservation needs into an organized vision for long-term collections care and management to insure the integrity of collections and their histories into the future.


Alexandra Allardt, Principal and Managing Director, established ArtCare in 1978. She has over 45 years of conservation experience working in the museum and private sectors, including ten years as the laboratory director the Pacific Regional Conservation Center and Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography.  She has been extensively published, has been recognized with regional and national awards, and speaks frequently at museum and conservation conferences. Alex is a professional associate of the American Institute for Conservation, and is one of one hundred certified members of the National Heritage Responders team. She is a graduate of the Cooperstown Conservation Program