Baylee Hughes joined the Museum as an anthropology collections assistant in June 2019. She is responsible for preparing the archaeology collections for a move to a new space in the Museum. In this role, Baylee focuses on storage mount construction, collection rehousing, and updating catalog records and locations in the Museum’s database. Born and raised in Colorado, Baylee earned her BA in art history and art practices with a focus in ceramics, and she recently received her master’s in museum and field studies with an emphasis on collections management. Though her area of expertise is art history, Baylee has had the chance to care for anthropology, paleontology, art, and history collections. She has served as a collections assistant for a number of places, such as the CU Natural History Museum, the CU Art Museum, the Denver Art Museum, and the City of Thornton Arts and Culture Division.