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Heidi Swierenga, Department Head

Heidi Swierenga is an object conservator specializing in the care and use of Indigenous belongings. She is Senior Conservator at the Museum of Anthropology and Head of the Collections Care and Access Department. She is an associate in the department of Anthropology at UBC where she teaches the conservation of organic and inorganic materials. She holds a bachelor of fine art from Concordia University and a master of art conservation from Queen’s University (2000).