Our Services

Holbrook & Hawes LLC offers museum-quality conservation of objects. We specialize in the cleaning and restoration of fragile objects and we have extensive experience treating fire- and water-damaged artwork and restoring damaged gilded frames and furniture.

We work on all types of objects:

  • Furniture
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics and porcelain
  • Glass
  • Antiques
  • Frames and Mirrors
  • Ethnographic objects
  • Archaeological artifcacts
  • Leather, ivory, shell

We provide a full range of conservation services:

  • Insurance claims
  • Historic house interiors
  • Condition reports
  • Treatment proposals
  • Display mounts
  • Oversight for loans/exhibitions

We can custom-design the packing of artwork in any shape or size for local, domestic or international travel:

  • Custom-fitted interior foamcore boxes
  • Waterproof and shock-resistant exterior wooden crates
  • Archival packing materials
  • Micro-climates for sensitive materials
  • Exhibit travel crates for group pieces

We know how to handle valuable and fragile works of art to exacting aesthetic specification:

  • Installation of sculpture, objects, paintings, and framed artwork
  • Design and fabrication of mounts
  • Lighting and environment consultation
  • Custom display cases and pedestals
  • Gallery furniture: seating, display

We can advise you on the best care for your artwork, whether for single pieces or an entire institutional collection:

  • Collection surveys
  • HVAC/facility review
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Exhibit and storage conditions
  • Archival storage solutions
  • Collections management
  • Integrated pest management
  • Grant preparation assistance
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Damage loss surveys