Three women in Conservation laboratory The Carlos Museum’s conservation program is unique in the Southeast. In addition to conducting scientific analysis and treatment of museum collections, the Carlos Conservation Laboratory also offers teaching and training opportunities for students interested in pursuing careers in art, conservation, preservation, and science. Combining scholarly research, scientific practice, and faculty collaborations, the conservation lab is a center of interdisciplinary inquiry and a place where art meets science. Highly-trained conservators, student interns, scientists, and scholars work together to ensure that precious historical treasures and works of art are preserved for the benefit of future generations.