MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Deputy Director

Rafał Pióro

Conservator. At the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum since 2002. Graduate in the conservation and restoration of works of art and the protection of cultural property at the Institute of Monument Studies and Conservation of the Mikołaj Kopernik University in Toruń.

Creator of the conservation workshops and laboratories at the Oświęcim Museum – its workspaces and equipment. He was also responsible for recruiting the staff of professional conservators working at the Museum. He introduced proffessional preservation solutions into Museum practice.

In 2002 he became the chief of the Conservation Section and in 2006 the head of the Preservation Department.