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Now that I’ve had a couple of weeks to get started on my Masters of Letters in Museum Studies in Scotland at the University of Aberdeen, I thought it was time to wrap up my contribution to this blog.
Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart spent a lifetime collecting rare Asian paintings and textiles – a collection which they began generously donating to the University of Alberta in 2004.
Cleaning the fountains, which are in the shape of carp and are part of the Mactaggart Art Collection, was easily one of the most fun tasks I got to do this summer.