Sarah Scaturro


Eric and Jane Nord Chief Conservator and Interim Cochief Curator

Sarah Scaturro is the Eric and Jane Nord Chief Conservator and interim cochief curator at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Previously, she was the head of the fashion conservation laboratory in the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the textile conservator and assistant curator of fashion at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Sarah has curated seven exhibitions on fashion and textile history at institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Most recently she cocurated the 2022 exhibition Cycles of Life: The Four Seasons Tapestries at the Cleveland Museum of Art. She has an MA from the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice program and an MPhil from Bard Graduate Center in design history and material culture studies and is completing her doctoral dissertation on the history of fashion conservation, also at Bard Graduate Center in New York City. Sarah is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation and an elected Fellow of the International Institute for Conservation.