The Art of the Appraisal: Art and Artifacts

  • Thursday, September 21
  • 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
  • McDougall Room

Presenter(s): 

Elizabeth von Habsburg, Managing Director, Winston Art Group
Chanelle Mandell, Registration Assistant, Permanent Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Caroline Posynick, Senior Registrar, Royal BC Museum.

Moderator: 

Jacqueline Cabrera, President, Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS)

Track: 

  • Collections
This session will explore issues such as setting the value for an outgoing loan, determining the monetary loss in cases of damage or theft, gift giving, and confirming the price of a new acquisition. Participants will learn what an appraisal is, how to read an appraisal, how to choose a certified appraiser, and how to review museum policies and both American and Canadian tax forms.