The do-it-yourself craze isn’t just for weekend hobbyists as John Adams, Head of Fabrication at Brigham Young University Museum of Art, can attest. Over a decade ago, the Museum was faced with the challenge of framing art works to the tune of $250,000, but lacked the funds. They decided to do it themselves. That ingenuity ended up saving the Museum $300,000 in framing costs. In-house framing is a practice they continue today at the Museum, with John leading his team of BYU students.
The original post, MOA Behind-the-Scenes: Framing Art, takes a deeper look at how and why the Museum builds their own frames. You can read the full article here.