Curriculum Vitae

Menya Wolfe


Restorer of Ancient Works of Art
November 1995 - May 1996
Richard Tomkins Conservation and Restoration, London
Restored works in terracotta, bronze and stone. Cleaned, assembled, filled and made good objects from Classical Greece, Rome, Egypt and the surrounding area. Primary achievement was the restoration of two Etruscan terracotta sarcophagi.
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Ceramic Restorer
April 1995 - June 1995
Marlene Wilson Ceramic Restoration, Toronto

Evaluated and restored art and functional objects in ceramic, glass, stone, metal and wood to museum and industry standards.
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Managerial Assistant/Intern
May 1992 - August 1992, February 1994
Archaeological Resource Centre, York, England

Assisted the manager in administrative duties including compilation of attendance figures, interpreted exhibits to the public, and researched finds in the collection of the York Archaeological Trust.

September 1988 - December 1989
Toronto Board of Education (Saturday Morning Program)

Designed and implemented a course on medieval history for gifted 10- to 14-year-olds using AV, crafts and discovery learning with artifacts and replicas.

Excavation Assistant
May 1988 - July 1988
Canterbury Archaeological Trust, England & University College Cork, Ireland

Worked on excavations in an Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Canterbury and a Neolithic site at Lough Gur, Co. Limerick.

Historical Interpreter
July 1986 - October 1987
Toronto Historical Board & Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto

Demonstrations and school programs in historic houses, and maintenance of the buildings and collections.


1995 University of Toronto

Master of Museum Studies
Thesis title: Experimental Archaeology as an Interpretive Method and a Research Tool

1989 University of Toronto

Honours Bachelor of Arts
Majors in History and Celtic Studies and minors in Anthropology and English
Graduated with distinction

1983 Northern Secondary School, Toronto

Secondary School Honours Graduation Diploma
Level 6 (Gifted) Programme
Graduated with high distinction

Academic Awards

1992 1988 1986 1983

Skills and Languages

Research Interests

Other Experience and Interests


Menya Wolfe, March 28, 1997