Custodian J.W. Williams, who has worked at Carnegie Museums for 38 years, sanitizes the handrail leading up to the Scaife Galleries at Carnegie Museum of Art.

Photo: Joshua Franzos

The Caretakers

From conservators to custodians, a small and nimble team of museum staff kept Carnegie Museums’ treasures—and each other—safe during the extended COVID-19 closure.

By Julie Hannon

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