2017 Vancouver Conference

Welcome to beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada home of the 2017 ARCS biennial conference held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, November 3 - 5, 2017.

Schedule

  • 02 November
  • 03 November
  • 04 November
  • 05 November

Registration

09:00 AM 06:00 PM

Les Bénévoles - Volunteer Event

10:00 AM 04:00 PM

Registration

07:30 AM 05:00 PM

Networking Breakfast for Attendees

08:00 AM 09:00 AM

Conference Opening Remarks

09:00 AM 09:15 AM

1. Helping Heritage Survive - using collections care training to build bridges between communities

09:15 AM 10:15 AM

Helen Merrett

Miriam Orsini

Exhibit Hall

10:00 AM 05:00 PM

2. Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Collection Priorities at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

10:15 AM 10:45 AM

Gina Irish

Coffee Break

10:45 AM 11:15 AM

3. But Wait - There's More! The Valuation and Legal Aspects of Charitable Contributions

11:15 AM 12:15 PM

Karin Gross

Lela Hersh

Lunch

12:15 PM 01:30 PM

4. Complicated Loan Negotiations: Informal Study of Various Industry Requirements and Solutions

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Frank Avila-Goldman

Michelle Bennett Simorella

Mary Pontillo

Elayne Rush

5. The Collection Inventory Handbook for Museums and Historical Societies

02:30 PM 02:45 PM

Bethany Romanowski

Sandra Vanderwarf

PACCIN Announcements

02:45 PM 03:00 PM

Coffee Break

03:00 PM 03:30 PM

6. Copyrighted Material in the Museum: A Path to Fair Use

03:30 PM 04:30 PM

Peter Jaszi

Todd Lamkin

Hunter O'Hanlan

7. What is Connecting to Collections Care?

04:30 PM 04:45 PM

Danielle Bennett

ARCS Seminar, Mexico City-Report

04:45 PM 05:00 PM

Opening Reception

06:30 PM 08:00 PM

Breakfast

07:30 AM 08:30 AM

Registration

07:30 AM 05:00 PM

8. Balancing Act: Providing Access While Preserving Historic Spaces and Traditions

08:30 AM 09:30 AM

Becky Bacheller

Martina Caruso

Ann Stegina

Danielle Swanson

9. Shipping Tales: Italia

08:30 AM 09:30 AM

Antonio Addari

James Bradburne

Jacqueline Cabrera

Floriano Fornasier

10. To Tweet or not to Tweet And other Social Media from the Collections Point of View

08:30 AM 09:30 AM

Danielle Currie

Amy Gibson

Travis Puterbaugh

Erin Robin

Bianca Ruthven

11. Beyond the Hard Drive: A Primer on Acquiring Digital Artworks

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Meredith Reiss

12. Old Loans: Out of sight, Out of mind

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Andrea Gardner

Andrea Perez

Adrienne Reid, CIC

Rose Wood

13. When your collection moves of it's own accord: International cooperation among zoo collections managers and registrars

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Krista Adelhardt

Menita Prasad

Suzanne Quigley

Marla Waddell

Exhibit Hall

10:00 AM 05:00 PM

Coffee Break

10:45 AM 11:15 AM

Good Vibrations: Hands-On Demonstrations of Vibrations and How They Can Affect Museum Collections

10:45 AM 11:45 AM

Mohamed ElBatanouny

Arne Johnson

14. Straight from the Source: Providing Collections Access for Object Based Research

11:15 AM 12:15 PM

Linda Endersby

Rachael Faust

Caitlin Rumery

Britt Scholnick

15. Shipping to and from Cuba without a "Crisis"

11:15 AM 12:15 PM

Jay Brickman

Elspeth Patient

Judy Steinberg

16. Condition Reports: There's an App for That! Or Ten.

11:15 AM 12:15 PM

Kelli Bodle

Barbara Campisi

Liz Furhman-Bragg

Benjamin Peery

Lunch

12:15 PM 01:30 PM

Good Vibrations: Hands-On Demonstrations of Vibrations and How They Can Affect Museum Collections

12:15 PM 01:30 PM

Mohamed ElBatanouny

Arne Johnson

17. Come Home: Access for Indigenous Communities and Practical Implications of Ceremonial Use of Collections

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Gail Joice

Sue Rowley

Andrew Washburn

18. Latin America Shipping Q & A

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Bruno Lopes

Jason Losh

John Thomas Robinette III

Leticia Vilalta

19. Working with Living Artists: from Contract to Close

01:30 PM 02:30 PM

Beth Bahls

Roberta Fray Gilboe

Rebecca Parker

20. Viewing a museum's diverse collections as materials types: Working toward best practices of collection stewardship

02:45 PM 03:15 PM

Julianne Snider

21. 3-D Scanning on Loans for Your Incoming Exhibition Loans

02:45 PM 03:15 PM

Jacqueline Cabrera

BJ Farrar

Mark Mitton

22. A Tale of Two Museums: Documenting "The Refusal of Time"

02:45 PM 03:15 PM

Grace Weiss

Coffee Break

03:15 PM 03:45 PM

Good Vibrations: Hands-On Demonstrations of Vibrations and How They Can Affect Museum Collections

03:15 PM 04:15 PM

Mohamed ElBatanouny

Arne Johnson

23. Nomenclature Online: A New Reference Resource for Museum Cataloguers (Coming Soon!)

03:45 PM 04:00 PM

Heather Dunn

24. The Egyptian Museum Registrar Training Project: Ten Years Later

03:45 PM 04:00 PM

Rachel Maudlin

25. Collections Abroad: Australasian Registrars

03:45 PM 04:00 PM

Greg Hunter

26. Repatriation: Building Bridges between Nations

04:15 PM 05:15 PM

Racine Berkow

Briana Fiandt

Terry Snowball

Russell D. (Tim) White

27. Collection Care with Materials Substitution in Thailand

04:15 PM 04:45 PM

Ploypailin Thapepong

28. Lighten Up: Enhancing the Visitor Experience

04:15 PM 04:45 PM

Linda Edquist

29. Shining a Light on Energy Efficiency: LED Conversion at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

04:45 PM 05:15 PM

Kathryn Haigh

Vancouver Art Gallery Reception

06:30 PM 09:00 PM

Breakfast

07:30 AM 08:30 AM

Les Benevoles Recap

08:30 AM 08:45 AM

30. A Registrar, a Broker and an Underwriter Walk into a Bar... : Advanced Topics in Insurance

08:45 AM 09:45 AM

Erika Franek

Diane E. Jackson

Richard Northcott

31. Legal Issues: An Update on CITES Law Regarding Ivory Imports/Exports

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

JG John Goldman

John O'Halloran, LCB

Irene Taurins

Coffee Break

10:45 AM 11:15 AM

32. How to Evaluate Collection Risk

11:15 AM 11:45 AM

Shannon White

Christopher Wise

33. Art of the 4th Dimension: Working with Time-Based Media

11:45 AM 12:45 PM

Caitlin Grames

Stephen McLallen

Raina Mehler

Marisa Szpytman

European Registrars Conference Announcement and Closing Remarks

12:45 PM 01:00 PM

Sponsors

Corp Members

Speakers

Antonio Addari

Managing Director
Arteria srl
Antonio Addari has been the Managing Director of Artería srl since 2010, working mainly in Milan and Rome. He began work in the fine art shipping business in 1975 and in 1988 joined Propileo Transport as partner and manager of operations. In 2000, with the merging of Propileo Transport with Artería srl, he began working on the organization and development of Artería srl, the leading company in Italy for fine art packing and shipping. From 2001 to 2009 he was the general director of Artería srl with the responsibility of coordinating all IT systems, operations, procedures, logistics, quality development, personnel training, and activities of all offices. Antonio has been a teacher and consultant in various universities and training courses for packing and handling of works of art, logistics and shipping. He was a speaker at IRS2 2007, AAM 2010, Prep Con 3 2013, ARCS 2013, and Prep Con 4 2017.

04 November

Krista Adelhardt

Animal Management Registrar
Woodland Park Zoo
Krista Adelhardt is the Animal Management Registrar at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. As a zoo registrar, her responsibilities include managing the zoo’s animal records; coordinating animal transfers; maintaining federal, state and local wildlife permits; training staff on data entry procedures; assisting staff with data searches; and many “other duties as assigned.” Krista holds a BS in Biology, a MS in Instructional Design, and a graduate certificate in Museum Studies. Her background includes experience in the fields of animal care, records management, and museum studies. Krista’s zoo career began in 2007 when she accepted the assistant registrar position at Saint Louis Zoo. Since that time she has been an active member of both the Zoological Registrars Association (ZRA) and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).


04 November

Frank Avila-Goldman

Associate Registrar / Copyright Associate
Estate of Roy Lichtenstein
Frank Avila-Goldman, Associate Registrar and Copyright Associate for the Estate of Roy Lichtenstein, has over fifteen years of experience with fine arts collections management. After graduating from the School of Visual Arts, with a BA in Photography, Frank started his career as an artist’s assistant working in production development and archive maintenance. Over the years he has been a Studio Manager for artists Richard Misrach and Carroll Dunham and has worked as a registrar for fine art galleries such as Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery, Pace Gallery, and Pace/MacGill Gallery. Since 2013, Frank has co-managed the art collections of the Estate of Roy Lichtenstein and traveled extensively for exhibitions on the work of Roy Lichtenstein. His expertise includes artist estate and reproduction rights management, as well as developing and implementing policies for the care and maintenance of high valued collections.

03 November

Becky Bacheller

Collections Technician
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Becky Bacheller is currently the Collections Technician at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Becky has worked on a number of collections moves and photography projects, including work at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Becky graduated from George Washington University's Museum Studies Program, specializing in collections management.

04 November

Beth Bahls

Registrar for Exhibitions & Loans
New Orleans Museum of Art
Beth Bahls is currently the Registrar for Exhibitions & Loans at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA). Prior to working at NOMA, she held positions at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Premier Exhibitions, and Pace/MacGill Gallery. She holds a BFA in Environmental Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art and an MS in Historic Preservation from Eastern Michigan University.

04 November

Danielle Bennett

President / Associate Registrar
ARCS / Walters Art Museum
Danielle Hall Bennett is the Associate Registrar for Collections Management at the Walters Art Museum where she manages all aspects of collections management of objects, both in storage and on view. Between 2007 and 2014 Danielle was the assistant registrar for loans and exhibitions at the Walters, managing incoming/outgoing loans and exhibitions. Danielle became ARCS President in 2017. She has served as chair of the ARCS Workshop Task Force and of the Electronic Professional Development Committee. Danielle joined the Connecting to Collections Care Webinar Committee in 2015, and currently serves as chair. Danielle has served as an adjunct professor at Towson University, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses on Museum Collections Management. In 2012, she established a local group for Baltimore-area collections professionals, organizing discussions, tours, and networking events.

03 November

Michelle Bennett Simorella

Head of Collections Management and Registration
Rubin Museum of Art
Michelle Simorella is the Head of Collections Management and Registration at the Rubin Museum of Art, which focuses on the art and culture of the Himalayas. While day-to-day supervision of the care and risk management of the 3500+ works in the collection and 500+ loans per annum is her main focus, she also oversees strategic planning of exhibitions and collections focused projects, including several collection moves. Before joining the Rubin she was assistant registrar at the Kimbell Art Museum. She has a graduate degree in Asian Arts from SOAS, University of London and lived in Nepal for several years.

03 November

Racine Berkow

President
RBA--Racine Berkow Associates
Racine Berkow is the Founder and President of RBA - Racine Berkow Associates, an international freight forwarding, customs broker, and full service fine art services provider based in Long Island City, NY. Prior to founding RBA in 1987, she was the Registrar at The Jewish Museum in New York. During her tenure at the museum, Racine was a founding member of the Registrar's Committee of the American Association of Museums and a regional officer. She is the author of the chapter on "International Shipping" in the university text book Museum Registration Methods, published by The American Association of Museums, and is an adjunct instructor at New York University. Racine holds a BFA in Design from Ohio State University and certificates in Air Cargo Transport, and Customs Brokerage from The World Trade Institute in New York. She is a member of the Women Presidents Organization, Arttable, and serves on the art committee of DIA, Beacon.

04 November

Kelli Bodle

Assistant Registrar
Boca Raton Museum of Art
Kelli Bodle is the Assistant Registrar at the Boca Raton Museum of Art (BRMA) in Boca Raton, Florida, where she has been employed since 2008. Kelli is a writer who has contributed texts to a number of publications including the books Hidden Treasures: What Museums Can’t or Won’t Show You, Transformations: The Art of Yvonne Palmer, Outsider Visions: Self-Taught Outsider Artists of the 20th Century, and most recently an exhibition review of “Champions: Caribbean Artists Breaking Boundaries in South Florida.” She has curated multiple exhibitions for the BRMA as well as for ArtPrize (Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2015). An established speaker, she has presented papers at both the Southeastern College Arts Conference and the Association of Art Museum Curators. For this panel, Kelli will discuss the app Art Reports created by Art Services.

04 November

James Bradburne

Director General
Pinacoteca di Brera and Biblioteca Braidense
James M. Bradburne is an Anglo-Canadian architect, designer, and museologist who has designed world expo pavilions, science parks, and international art exhibitions. He was educated in Canada and in England, graduating in architecture at the Architectural Association and receiving his doctorate in museology from the University of Amsterdam. Over the past 30 years he has produced exhibitions and organized research projects and conferences for UNESCO, national governments, private foundations, and museums in many parts of the world. From 2006 until March 2015 he was the director general of the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi. In October 2015 he became director general of the Pinacoteca di Brera and the Biblioteca Braidense in Milan.

04 November

Jay Brickman

Vice President - Government Services and Cuba Service
Crowley Maritime
Jay Brickman is Vice-President of Government Services for Crowley Liner Services. Presently based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jay has lived and worked in Latin America for over 40 years. He has initiated and directed Crowley's operations in the Eastern Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela and Cuba, managing Cuban operations for the last 15 years. Jay received an MA from the School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University, specializing in international economics and Latin American affairs. Jay has served on the Latin American Trade Committee of the U.S. Department of Commerce. He is a founding member of the Cuban Studies Fund and serves on the Cuban Studies Program Advisory Group of the David Rockefeller Center at Harvard University. He has co-authored the book Cuba: It Matters. In April 2016 he was inducted into the Florida Customs Brokerage and Forwarders Association (FCBFA) Hall of Fame.

04 November

Jacqueline Cabrera

Principal
Cabrera Art Management
Jacqueline Cabrera is currently Principal at Cabrera Art Management and a Founding Board Member of the Association of Registrars and Collection Specialists, which she served as President from 2014-17. From 1996-2016 she worked at the J. Paul Getty Museum, first as associate registrar for the Getty Villa and then as associate registrar for Exhibitions. Prior to joining the Getty, she was the registrar at the Long Beach Museum of Art and a Painting Department assistant at Sotheby’s. She has served on boards for many organizations, including the Western Museum Association, the Registrars Committee Western Region (chair), the Registrars Committee of the American Association of Museums, the Irvine Valley College’s Advisory Forum Committee for their Collections & Exhibitions Management Technician Program, and Urban Art, Inc. She has conducted training for the new Registrar’s Department at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt, and has been a guest lecturer for the UCLA/Getty’s Master’s Program.

04 November

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Barbara Campisi

Principal, Consultant and Collections Manager
Campisi Art Collections Management
Barbara Campisi is an independent collections manager and consultant, and a practicing artist. Her BS in Studio Art, with a minor in art history, comes from Skidmore College, and her MA in Painting from Adelphi University. Barbara began her 20+ years in collections care as a packer / crater and transit coordinator. For more than 15 years she was the collections manager for the Arthur M. Sackler Estate and Collections Trust. Currently, as a private consultant, contract registrar and collections manager, Baebara manages both very large and small private collections and consults for museums, galleries, auction houses, art transport companies, Estates, Trusts, and Foundations. In addition to these occupations, making art, dancing, and rescuing cats, Barbara writes a LOT of condition reports.

04 November

Martina Caruso

Collections Manager and Registrar
South Street Seaport Museum
Martina Caruso joined the South Street Seaport Museum as Collections Manager and Registrar in the summer of 2015. Prior to that, she was the director of CYNTHIA-REEVES and Ferrin Contemporary gallery, located on the campus of MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts. Prior her time in Western Massachusetts, Martina collaborated with several New York City institutions, including The Drawing Center, International Center of Photography, and Steven Kasher Gallery as assistant registrar, collections specialists, and gallery assistant. A native of Italy, Martina moved to the United States in 2010. She received her BA in Cultural Heritage Studies from University of Milano, and her MA in Art History from University of Bologna. Outside work, Martina is passionately involved in social media networking, and she actively engages with #ARCSchat and #ITweetMuseums initiatives.

04 November

Danielle Currie

Rights and Reproductions
Vancouver Art Gallery
Danielle Currie is the Rights and Reproduction Coordinator at the Vancouver Art Gallery. As the Gallery's copyright representative, she manages external and internal reproduction requests, licensing images for reproduction, and liaising with rights holders and staff. She works closely with the curatorial and marketing departments, sourcing images for publications and publicity materials, and ensuring that reproductions are used appropriately. Danielle has worked at the Vancouver Art Gallery since 2003 and holds a BA in Art History from the University of British Columbia.

04 November

Heather Dunn

Heritage Information Analyst - Standards
Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN)
Heather Dunn has been involved with the management and documentation of museum collections for almost 30 years. After working in a wide range of museums and galleries across Canada and the UK, she completed an MA in Museum Studies. She has been a member of the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH) Nomenclature Task Force since 2010, and was co-editor of Nomenclature 4.0. She has been with the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) since 1995, and is now working with CHIN and the AASLH Nomenclature Task Force to develop the new Nomenclature + Online.

04 November

Linda Edquist

Conservator, Head of Preservation
Smithsonian Institution's National Postal Museum
Linda Edquist has served as the Head of Preservation at the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum since 1995. Linda began work at the Smithsonian Institution at the National Museum of American History in 1989 working with the First Ladies costume collection. She joined the staff of the Postal Museum in 1993 where she was part of the conservation team that moved the collection to the museum's permanent home at the Postal Square Building. Linda is trained as a conservator and holds an MBA in the Management of Non-Profits from Walden University. She is a member of the Washington Conservation Guild, where she served in numerous positions, including president. She is a professional associate of the American Institute of Conservation; member of American Alliance of Museums; co-chair for the publication of the "Conservation Resources for Art and Antiques;" co-organizer of the International Institute for Conservation conference in Baltimore, MD, and local committee chair for AIC conferences. In her spare time she is traveler, weaver, and sewer.

04 November

Mohamed ElBatanouny

Associate III - Janney Technical Center
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Mohamed ElBatanouny is a structural engineering associate at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates in Northbrook, Illinois. He received a BS in Civil Engineering (valedictorian) from Helwan University, Egypt, and an MS and a PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina. His experience includes vibration testing and monitoring, condition assessment of in-service structures, and structural evaluation. Since joining WJE, Mohamed has worked on a variety of vibration testing, analysis, and monitoring projects at art museums and other structures. He has presented numerous lectures and authored over 50 publications, including two book chapters. He is a member of ACI Committees 444 and 437: "Structural Health Monitoring and Instrumentation" and "Strength Evaluation of Existing Concrete Structures." He is a contributing author to the upcoming ACI 444 "Report on Structural Health Monitoring Technologies for Concrete Structures."

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Linda Endersby

Registrar/Collections Manager
Museum of Art & Archaeology, University of Missouri
Linda Endersby currently serves as Registrar and Collections Manager for the Museum of Art and Archaeology at the University of Missouri. The Museum is in the process of a major database upgrade (including a public portal component), which she oversees. She previously worked at both the Michigan History Center and the Missouri State Museum, where she oversaw collections as well as exhibits and operations. She has also worked for the Thomas Edison Papers at Rutgers University. Prior to her shift to public history, she obtained an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and a graduate degree in the History of Science and Technology. This background has made the digitization of collections and making them available online a priority in her work with collections. She has also presented many collections training sessions over the last 15 years.

04 November

BJ Farrar

Senior Mountmaker
J. Paul Getty Museum
BJ Farrar has been a museum professional for almost 30 years and is currently a Senior Mount Maker in the Department of Decorative Arts and Sculpture Conservation at the Getty Museum, specializing in seismic mount making. He has also worked in the Museum’s Antiquities Conservation department as a senior mount maker and as a senior preparator in the Preparations Department. Prior to the Getty, he worked at the Seattle Art Museum as a mount maker/preparator. BJ has presented multiple times on the subject mount making and seismic mitigation, including The Advances in the Protection of Museum Collections from Earthquake Damage symposium series, WAAC, PACCIN and The International Mount Making Forum (of which he is a co-founder).

04 November

Rachael Faust

Manager of the Artist Initiative
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Rachael Faust is Manager of the Artist Initiative at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She supports the Artist Initiative interdisciplinary collection research projects and manages art operations at the museum's Collections Center. With a background in collections management and museum education, she is focused on making museum collections more accessible through innovative programming and new technologies. She also actively investigates the care and management of contemporary artworks that challenge traditional collection and exhibition practices. Prior to joining SFMOMA, Rachael worked as the assistant curator of collections at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle where she managed the museum's Study Center and online collections presence. She has also worked at the Portland Art Museum and the University Art Gallery at the University of California San Diego. She holds an MA in Museum Studies from John F. Kennedy University and a BA in Art History/Criticism from the University of California San Diego.

04 November

Briana Fiandt

Curator of Collections
Richard I Bong Veterans Historical Center
Briana Fiandt, Curator of Collections, was hired at the Richard I Bong Veterans Historical Center in Superior Wisconsin in June 2014. In this position she manages collections and coordinates exhibits for a museum honoring veterans. She earned her MLIS in Library Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2007. Prior to this position she was the Archivist Librarian at Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Librarian at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. She is active with statewide digitization efforts, serving on the steering committee for Recollection Wisconsin.

04 November

Floriano Fornasier

Director
Arteria srl
Floriano Fornasier began working in the fine arts shipping business in late 1987, based in Venice. Initially he was an exhibition coordinator, and in February 1990 became Manager of Operations. In May of 1995 he moved to Rome to take the position of director of the Rome Branch Office of the same company, where his main responsibilities included day-to-day operational management, budgeting, planning, and business development. From May 1992 to July 2004 he was on the Board of Directors of that company. In October 2004 Floriano started working at Artería srl as estimate office manager based in Rome, managing budgeting and business development for the whole company. In January 2010 he accepted the position of Director of Operation of Artería srl and since 2013 he has held the additional positions of Director of both Rome and Milan Branch Offices.

04 November

Erika Franek

Head Registrar
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Erika Franek is the Head Registrar at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. She currently manages the Registrar’s Office and Risk Management departments. Erika has administered LACMA’s art insurance program since 2014 and has served as the lead registrar on multiple international touring exhibitions. Before coming to LACMA in 2010, Erika worked as the registrar for outgoing loans at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston for nine years. Prior to that she worked for the registrar and conservator at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas.

05 November

Liz Furhman-Bragg

Registrar
Evansville Museum
Liz Fuhrman-Bragg has been the Registrar at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science in Evansville, IN, for the past ten years, after having been curator at the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY. She earned a BA in Studio Art and Graphic Design with a minor in Art History from the University of Southern Indiana and an MA in Critical and Curatorial Studies from the University of Louisville. As a staff of one, she oversees all new gifts and loans to and from the museum and manages the collection and the installation of over ten exhibitions a year. Liz manages an active internship program, accommodating up to six interns and volunteers at one time, coordinating collections management projects and instructing them on proper storage and handing techniques. She currently co-edits the newsletter for the Midwest Museum Association and serves on their board in this capacity.

04 November

Andrea Gardner

Registrar/Assistant Information Officer
Toledo Museum of Art
Andrea Gardner (previously Andrea Mall) received her undergraduate degree in Classical Art and Archaeology and Latin from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. She went on to receive her MA in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin with a focus in ancient art. Andrea moved to Toledo in 2006 to work with Dr. Sandra Knudsen on the exhibition “In Stabiano,” featuring frescoes from villas located on the Bay of Naples. After her internship, she took a permanent position at the Toledo Museum of Art as the assistant registrar for domestic loans and exhibitions. Andrea has taught introductory art history courses at the University of Toledo and is one of the authors of the Toledo Museum of Art's Masterworks catalogue. She was promoted to the head registrar position in July 2012 and took on the additional responsibilities of assistant information officer in January 2013.

04 November

Amy Gibson

Marketing, Communications & Events Coordinator
Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC
Amy Gibson is the Marketing, Communications & Events Coordinator with the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the University of British Columbia. Amy has a BA in Communications and ten years of marketing experience, spending the past three at UBC. Her career has developed alongside professional social media use, resulting in her often launching and developing channels. Amy started working with the Beaty Biodiversity Museum in May 2016 and is responsible for all of the museum's social media, in addition to running the museum's special events, website, blog, promotional activities, and more (her job title is not an exaggeration). This year, she is working on implementing an integrated communication strategy with the goal of increasing engagement rates across all social media channels.

04 November

Roberta Fray Gilboe

Chief Registrar, Collections & Exhibitions
University of Michigan Museum of Art
Roberta Frey Gilboe is currently the Chief Registrar for Collections and Exhibitions at the University of Michigan Museum of Art in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She began her career as a curatorial cataloguing coordinator at The Historic New Orleans Collection. She has worked as a senior registrar at the Detroit Institute of Arts and head registrar at Cranbrook Art Museum. She received her BA in Classics and History at Michigan State University and received her MA in Museum Studies from University College London at the University of London.

04 November

JG

John Goldman

Supervisory Wildlife Inspector, Pacific Northwest
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement

05 November

Caitlin Grames

Museum Technician
Detroit Institute of Arts
Caitlin Grames is a Museum Technician at Detroit Institute of Arts. She is responsible for collections care, the management and execution of gallery projects, and art handling. She is also a member of the Time-Based Media Team, an interdepartmental work group whose responsibility is the management, care, and conservation of time-based media artworks. Caitlin earned a BFA in Painting from Western Michigan University, where she was also a teaching assistant for the Department of Art History. She is a Detroit-based artist who enjoys exploring the relationships between time, the self, and place through mixed media.

05 November

Karin Gross

Special Counsel
Internal Revenue Service
Karin Gross is a Special Counsel in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in Washington, DC, where she is a National Office specialist in the area of the charitable contribution deduction. She has worked closely with appraisers in the IRS Office of Art Appraisal Services. She speaks widely at professional conferences regarding the laws relating to the charitable contribution deduction.

03 November

Kathryn Haigh

Chief Operating Officer
Indianapolis Museum of Art
As Chief Operating Officer, Kathryn Haigh oversees and directs the day-to-day operations of the Indianapolis Museum of Art which are specific to the Collections, Exhibitions and Facilities division, including oversight of the following departments: Collection Support (Packing, Installation and Storage), Conservation, Conservation Science, Exhibitions Administration, Facilities, Historic Preservation, Registration, Rights and Reproduction, and Security. Kathryn initiates and oversees major IMA collections, exhibitions, and capital projects as well as maintenance of all buildings and infrastructure on the 152-acre IMA campus, the director’s residence and the Miller House and Garden in Columbus, Indiana. The chief operating officer is a member of the senior leadership team who works with the director and related board committees to develop the vision and strategic operating plan for the organization. Prior to her arrival at the IMA in 2007, Kathryn served as the chief registrar at the Cincinnati Art Museum from 1998-2007. Haigh studied Art History at the University of Cincinnati.

04 November

Lela Hersh

Senior Accredited Appraiser and Art Consultant
Museum and Fine Arts Consulting, LLC
Lela Hersh, ASA of Museum of Fine Arts Consulting, LLC, is an accredited senior appraiser with specialties in Fine Arts and Fine Arts Photography. Lela is also a museum consultant, art advisor, and researcher. She lectures at the School of the Art Institute, Chicago, and for 20 years served as the Director of Collections & Exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

03 November

Greg Hunter

Collections Registrar
Melbourne Cricket Club (National Sports Museum)
Greg Hunter has been part of the Registration and Collections team at the Melbourne Cricket Club since 2010. In his current role as Collections Registrar he is responsible for managing inward loans and overseeing access, retrieval and use of the museum, library and archives collections held by the Melbourne Cricket Club, His duties include conservation and care of collections and collection environments. He has a First Class Honours degree in Australian History and a Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies from Deakin University (Australia) and holds a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice. He also holds a Diploma in Law and Collections Management from the Institute of Art and Law (UK). Greg is a Council member for the Australasian Registrars Committee (ARC) and is currently responsible for ARC's membership management and communication. He has been a member of ARCS since 2013.

04 November

Gina Irish

Registrar
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu
Gina Irish leads the registration team at Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand. The team are responsible for core collection management tasks and contribute to the successful delivery of exhibitions. Prior to her appointment at the Gallery in 2006, Gina worked at Christchurch’s Ara Institute where she managed the collection. Gina has lectured in both New Zealand and Australia about collection law and the Gallery's response to disaster, with a focus on priority lists and seismic risk management (storage and display). Gina has an MA in Art History from the University of Canterbury and a Diploma in Law and Collection Management from the Institute of Art & Law (UK). Gina is the President of the Australasian Registrars Committee.

03 November

Diane E. Jackson

COO and Director of Finance
Huntington T. Block Insurance Agency, Inc.
Diane Jackson has 30 years of inland marine insurance experience, working exclusively on fine art risks. In addition to her responsibilities as COO of Huntington T. Block, she continues to place insurance for large accounts, including museums, municipalities and universities, and corporate and private collections. She has also placed insurance for some of the largest exhibitions in the United States. Diane also helps museums negotiate premiums and terms with European museums that are also insured with Aon. She is a six-time recipient of Risk and Insurance Magazine’s Power Broker Award for Fine Art.

05 November

Peter Jaszi

Professor of Law
American University - Washington College of Law
Peter Jaszi is an Emeritus Professor at American University, Washington College of Law who writes and lectures about copyright law in historical and cultural contexts. At American, he was a founder of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic and the Program on Intellectual Property and Information Justice. Having served as a Trustee of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Professor Jaszi remains a member of its journal editorial board. Since 2005, he has been working with Prof. Patricia Aufderheide to help creative communities develop fair use guidance documents that reflect their particular problems and practices. In 2007, he received the American Library Association’s L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award. A second edition of his book (with Patricia Aufderheide), Reclaiming Fair Use (2011) will be published next year by the University of Chicago Press.

03 November

Arne Johnson

Principal Structural Engineer
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Arne Johnson is a structural engineer and Principal with 28 years of experience at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates in Northbrook, Illinois. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering (highest honors ) from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an MS in Structural Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. His areas of practice include vibration testing and monitoring, structural evaluation, and rehabilitation. He has served as vibration expert for over a dozen museums, including The Art Institute of Chicago, Saint Louis Art Museum, Clark Art Institute, Oriental Institute, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, and Neue Galerie New York. Mr. Johnson is principle author of "Vibration Control During Museum Construction" (JAIC 2013), "Vibration Limits for Historic Buildings and Art Collections" (APT 2015), and "U.S. Practice in Vibration Control During Museum Construction" (ICOM-CC 2016). Arne co-presented on museum vibrations with Mervin Richard of the National Gallery of Art at the ARCS New Orleans conference in 2015.

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Gail Joice

Supervisory Collections Manager
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Gail Joice is the Supervisory Collections Manager for the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in three museum facilities: Washington, DC; Suitland, MD; and New York, NY. She has worked at the NMAI-DC since its opening in 2004, serving previously as senior deputy director and head registrar at the Seattle Art Museum for 25 years. Gail is an instructor in collections management through workshops with the Smithsonian and the NMAI. She serves on the Smithsonian's Collections Advisory Committee and the Collections Emergency Management Working Group. She has been a site reviewer for the American Alliance of Museums’ Museum Accreditation program and a grant reviewer for the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Native American and Hawaiian Museum Programs.

04 November

Todd Lamkin

Director of Collections Services
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University
Todd Lamkin is Director of Collections Services and Chief Registrar at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University, where he has worked since 2000. The Collections Services office cares for the museum's artwork collection of more than 20,000 objects, its collections records, artwork imaging, rights and reproduction, collections databases, virtual exhibits platforms, and a growing Twitter and Instagram presence. The Collections Services office coordinates exhibitions planning, legal matters, and logistics, including insurance and indemnity, contracts, transportation, and customs. Todd leads the museum's team of registrars, collections managers, conservators, and preparators and represents the team in the museum's administration. He was previously registrar at the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum and curatorial assistant at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. He has an MA in Anthropology from the University of New Mexico and a BA in International Studies from American University. Todd has proudly served on the ARCS education committee since 2013.

03 November

Bruno Lopes

Sales Director
ArtQuality Chenue do Brasil
As the Sales Director and Global Business Manager for Art Quality – Chenue do Brasil, Bruno Lopes has seven years of fine art shipping experience. Chenue do Brasil started the market development three years ago when they understood that Brazilian participation in the international market and their procedures and standards for fine arts shipping had been the same since the beginning. At that time, Bruno searched for published articles and procedures and was surprised to find that the last publication was in June of 1990, organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC He decided to change the Brazilian way/culture and started to develop with Chenue a commercial partnership focused on these issues. Today ArtQuality is part of Chenue group. In his current position, Bruno has partnered with the major Brazilian museums to develop new standards and procedures for packing and export customs processes.

04 November

Jason Losh

Los Angeles Operations Manager
Dietl International Services
Jason Bailer Losh received his MFA from the School of Visual Art and started working with Dietl International in New York City in 2007. He was the operations manager for Dietl Los Angeles and Dietl West Coast for six years, and recently became the director of business development and marketing.

04 November

Rachel Maudlin

Principal
Rachel Mauldin Art Services, LLC
Rachel Mauldin is an independent registrar and the Principal at Rachel Mauldin Art Services, LLC. Based in San Antonio she serves Central and South Texas and beyond. She has over 20 years of experience working with cultural non-profits. From 2005 until 2016, she worked for the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE). Prior to her time with ARCE, she was the head registrar at the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) from 1993 to 2005, as well as head of exhibitions, 2004-2005. Rachel has a BA in Art History from Trinity University, San Antonio, and an MA in Public Administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

04 November

Stephen McLallen

Time-Based Media Collection Specialist
Detroit Institute of Arts
Stephen McLallen leads the Time-Based Media Team at Detroit Institute of Arts. The team is comprised of an interdepartmental work group whose responsibility is the management and care of time-based media artworks. Stephen specialized in performing arts at Wayne State University and has worked with presenting time-based media art for 15 years.

05 November

Raina Mehler

Registrar, Office of the Executive Vice President
Pace Gallery
Raina Mehler is a Registrar at Pace Gallery, New York, specializing in time-based media. She works on Pace’s Art + Technology exhibitions, a program that launched in 2016 dedicated to showing interdisciplinary art groups whose works explore the confluence of art and technology. She is also a freelance writer and independent curator committed to exhibiting works by emerging artists who utilize digital media. Raina has been published in Sculpture Magazine and in the Arts in Bushwick blog. A member of AAM and ARCS, she received her MA in Art History at Hunter College in 2013. Raina is based in Brooklyn, New York.

05 November

Helen Merrett

Collections Officer
Horniman Museum and Gardens
Helen Merrett has worked in Collections Management for over ten years with a range of museum, library, and archival collections at both national and local government institutions, including the National Maritime Museum, Royal Navy Submarine Museum, and the Glamorgan Archives. She gained her MSc in Care of Collections at Cardiff University in 2004, training in preventative conservation and museum management. She has been part of the Collections Management team at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in London since 2009, mainly based at the Museum's offsite storage facility where she deputizes management of the Study Collections Centre, coordinates the Museum's loan program, and works on their busy exhibitions program. Helen has volunteered twice for Heritage without Borders in collaboration with Cultural Heritage without Borders at their Regional Restoration Camps in Mitrovica (Kosovo).

03 November

Mark Mitton

Senior Mountmaker Decorative Arts and Sculpture Conservation
J. Paul Getty Museum
Born in Chicago, Mark Mitton visited the Field Museum as a small child. There was no sense that this visit would lead to a career in the profession but it was part of a lifelong interest in architecture, film, and art. This interest led to the study of studio art at Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles. After graduation Mark went to work at the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles which led to working in the Decorative Arts and Sculpture Conservation Department at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Working in conservation with a specific emphasis on mount making has led to his employing a variety of methods for gathering information about artwork in situ. Obtaining information about artwork prior to its arrival and installation at the J. Paul Getty Museum has been done by a variety of means over the last 20 years. The current technique of 3-D scanning for these purposes will be covered in this presentation.

04 November

Richard Northcott

Director, High Value Cargo
Ironshore
Richard Northcott joined Ironshore in September 2011, as Director of the High Value Cargo Division. He has substantially changed the profile and business mix of the division, concentrating on core specialties of Fine Art, Mining, Specie, Classic Car, High Net Worth, and Motorsport businesses. Richard previously served as executive director of the Art, Jewelry, Specie, and Private Client Division of Heath Lambert, overseeing a wide range of niche accounts and managing a significant portion of the Lloyd’s binding authorities for the company. His industry tenure spans more than 20 years with Heath Lambert, throughout its history of mergers and acquisitions, where he specialized in creating innovative solutions for its executive fine art, jewelry, cash in transit, and high net-worth customer base. Whilst at Heath Lambert, Richard had full binding authority from underwriters at Lloyd’s continuously since 1993.

05 November

John O'Halloran, LCB

President, Fine Arts and Security Group
Masterpiece International
John O’Halloran is President of Fine Arts and Security Services at Masterpiece International Ltd. and has been with the company since 1990. Masterpiece, headquartered in New York, was founded in 1989 and over the last 28 years has developed a leading market position in fine arts logistics, providing customs brokerage and international logistics services to museums, art galleries, art fairs, and private collectors through 15 offices throughout the U.S. John has spoken at numerous industry conferences and meetings in both the United States and abroad on varied topics, most recently around the United States and in Europe on US Fish and Wildlife regulation changes. John holds a BS in Economics from Binghamton University (1987), and is a licensed customs broker.

05 November

Hunter O'Hanlan

Executive Director and CEO
College Art Association
Hunter O'Hanian is Chief Executive Officer of the College Art Association. Previously, he led the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, the Foundation for Massachusetts College of Art and Design, the Anderson Ranch Arts Center, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. O'Hanian is past board chair of the Alliance of Artists Communities. He holds a law degree from Suffolk University and an honorary doctorate from the Art Institute of Boston.

03 November

Miriam Orsini

Ceramics and Glass Conservator
British Museum
Miriam Orsini is an objects conservator currently working at the British Museum (London, UK). Prior to joining the British Museum staff, she worked for the Pitt Rivers Museum (University of Oxford, UK) as an ethnographic and archaeological materials conservator, and at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (London, UK), conserving objects and anatomical specimens preserved in fluid. Miriam trained at University College London (UCL), obtaining two MA in Conservation degrees, and at the Florence Fine Arts Academy (L.A.B.A) where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Art Conservation and Restoration. She also collaborates with Heritage without Borders (UK) and Cultural Heritage without Borders (Sweden), two non-profit organizations dedicated to building capacity in practical and preventive conservation in museums in post-conflict and developing countries. She has worked on two projects with these groups: the Regional Restoration Camp in Kosovo (2014-17), and the archaeological excavation in Otrar, Kazakhstan (2015).

03 November

Rebecca Parker

Chief Registrar
Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art
Rebecca Parker is currently the Chief Registrar at the Zuckerman Museum of Art in Kennesaw, Georgia. She previously held the positions of associate registrar at the High Museum of Art and registrar and curator at Premier Exhibitions. She obtained a BA in Art History from Northern Arizona University and an MA in Museum Studies/Collections Management from John F. Kennedy University.

04 November

Elspeth Patient

Senior Assistant Registrar, Exhibitions
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Elspeth Patient works as Senior Assistant Registrar for Exhibitions at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She has worked extensively with museums both nationwide and internationally. Most recently Elspeth installed "Adios Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art" at the MFAH, collaborating with artists, galleries, and private collectors of Cuban art from across the world.

04 November

Benjamin Peery

Registrar
Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center
Benjamin Peery has been the registrar at the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center since 2015. He began at the Schulz Museum as a project registrar developing customized, field-fillable PDF condition report forms for a series of travelling exhibitions that have since been adapted for in-house use. He has overseen condition report training for couriers in the methods developed and software used. Prior to his time at the Schulz Museum, Benjamin has been involved in collections and exhibitions roles in a wide range of institutions as an emerging museum professional, including SUNY Potsdam’s Art Museum, the Guggenheim, Morris County Parks Commission, and the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum. In addition to condition reporting, Benjamin particularly enjoys developing and implementing rehousing, mounting, and matting/framing projects. He holds an MA in Museum Professions with a concentration in Registration from Seton Hall University.

04 November

Andrea Perez

Attorney
Kessler Collins, P.C.
Andrea Perez is an attorney at Kessler Collins, P.C., concentrating her practice in the fields of art law, intellectual property, and business law. She works closely with museums, galleries, artists, and other art professionals to assist them with their unique art law matters. Outside of her law practice, Andrea devotes substantial time to arts-related organizations. She is a board member of Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts, a committee member of the Dallas Bar Entertainment, Art and Sports Law Section, a mentor for the Cedars Union Artist Residency, and a mentor at the Dallas Entrepreneurial Center.

04 November

Mary Pontillo

Senior Vice President
DeWitt Stern/A Risk Strategies Company
In her current position as Senior Vice President and National Fine Art Practice Leader, Mary Pontillo handles and produces fine art accounts including fine art dealers, private collectors, and museums, among others, along with the property and casualty policies associated with these accounts. Before joining DeWitt Stern in May 2006, Mary worked at Huntington T. Block Insurance Agency/Aon for over three years as a Fine Art Insurance Underwriter and Account Manager, handling large line fine art accounts, as well as maintaining binding authority through Lloyd's of London. In addition, she taught art in Norfolk, VA, for two years and served as a docent at the Smithsonian Institution's Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC. Mary earned her BA in Fine Art and MA in Art History from James Madison University. She also completed the Appraisal Studies and Art Business Certificate courses at New York University.

03 November

Menita Prasad

Animal Care Manager
Greater Vancouver Zoo
Menita Prasad obtained her BA in Conservation Biology and Management from the University of Alberta. In 2004, her career as an animal keeper began at the Greater Vancouver Zoo where she managed the zoo's reptile and amphibian collection for just over six years. In 2010, she became the animal care manager, taking on a much broader role as part of the zoo's management team overseeing the animal care staff and the daily operations of the animal care department. This includes curatorial duties and management of the record keeping systems. Menita is currently a member of Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA), the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK), the Oregon Spotted Frog Recovery Team, the Western Painted Turtle Recovery Team, and the Garry Oaks Ecosystems Recovery Team, working specifically with Taylor's Checkerspot Butterfly.

04 November

Travis Puterbaugh

Curator
World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum
Travis Puterbaugh is the curator of the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum in St. Augustine, Florida. A 1998 graduate of Loyola University of New Orleans (BA in Communications) and a 2003 graduate of the University of South Florida (MA in History), Travis has worked in collections and exhibits for 14 years, with prior experience as collections manager and curator of collections and research at the Tampa Bay History Center and senior collection manager at the Chicago History Museum. He currently manages the official Twitter account for the Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation, seeking to engage new audiences with behind-the-scenes looks at artifacts and photographs relating to Hope’s career in show business.

04 November

Suzanne Quigley

Arts Management Consultant
Art & Artifact Services
A founding board member of ARCS, Suzanne Quigley is President of Art & Artifact Services (AAS), established in 2005. AAS provides full collection management services to artists, estates, foundations, and private and corporate collections. Previously, Suzanne was the head registrar at the Whitney Museum. She had the same role at the Guggenheim Museum during the years when Guggenheim Bilbao and Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin were inaugurated. Prior to that, she was head registrar at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Suzanne has organized panels and workshops on a wide range of topics, such as: 'difficult' art works, computerization, exhibition budgeting, time-based media, copyright, shipping by sea, and collection inventories. Her service to the profession includes participation as an NEH and IMLS review panelist and as a member of the board of the Museum Computer Network. She was section editor on computerization for Museum Registration Methods, 4th Ed.

04 November

Adrienne Reid, CIC

Vice President
Huntington T. Block Insurance Agency, Inc.
Adrienne Reid is Vice-President at Huntington T. Block and has been with company since 2004. She provides fine art insurance brokerage services, loan agreement review, and risk management consultation to museums, universities, private collectors, and corporate clients. Adrienne regularly presents at fine art insurance training seminars for museums. Prior to joining Huntington T. Block, Adrienne worked in the field of ocean marine cargo insurance. Adrienne holds an MBA from Tulane University, a BA in Politics and Art History from the University of Dallas, and a CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation from the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research.

04 November

Meredith Reiss

Collections Manager, Department of Photographs
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Meredith Reiss holds an MA in Library & Information Science from the University of Arizona and an MA in Photographic Preservation & Collections Management from the joint program between Ryerson University and George Eastman Museum. Since 2011 she has been collections manager for the Department of Photographs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has also held positions at the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, AZ, and at the New York Public Library. Meredith is a co-chair of the Museum's Time-Based Media Working Group and serves on the Collections Emergency Team.

04 November

Erin Robin

Chief Registrar
Delaware Art Museum
Erin Robin is currently the Chief Registrar at the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington, DE, where she has worked since 2007. She is responsible for management and preservation of this regional art museum's permanent collection, temporary loans, and exhibitions. She is the museum's TMS database administrator and supervises the manager of rights and reproduction. Previously, she was associate registrar at The Jewish Museum and assistant registrar at the American Federation of Arts, both in New York. Erin holds an MFA from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, and a BA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

04 November

John Thomas Robinette III

Manager of Storage and Installation
Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
John Robinette III attended the University of Texas at Austin and received a degree in art history with a minor in business. He spent three years at the Blanton Museum of Art as a researcher in the Latin American department as well as an art handler with the installation crew. He later spent time vagabonding around the world in a band whilst installing artwork in galleries and residences throughout New York. When it came time to put down his drumsticks, he settled into his current position at the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros in 2010. As the manager of storage and installation, he oversees all storage facilities and locales where the family maintain their collection and handles most of the logistics for their extensive international loan program. John sits on the planning committee for the upcoming ARCS conference in Mexico City – the first in Latin America – and on the ARCS board.

04 November

Bethany Romanowski

Head Registrar
National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Bethany Romanowski is Head Registrar at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City. She holds an MA in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago and has over ten years' experience managing museum collections at New York City institutions, including the South Street Seaport Museum and the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. She has lectured on the topic of collections management and inventory at New York University's MA in Museum Studies program and Seton Hall University's MA in Museum Professions program. Bethany is currently overseeing the National September 11 Memorial and Museum's first wall-to-wall collection inventory.

03 November

Sue Rowley

Associate Professor and Curator
Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia
Susan Rowley is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology and a curator at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at the University of British Columbia. She holds a PhD in Archaeology from Cambridge University. Sue has worked with Inuit elders on historical research and with Inuit youth on archaeology projects. She is currently working with First Nations communities in British Columbia. Since 2005 she has been the Museum of Anthropology’s representative on the Steering Group of the Reciprocal Research Network (www.rrncommunity.org). In 2015 she was a member of the curatorial team for “cəsnəm, the city before the city” and co-curated the exhibition at MOA. Her research focuses on public archaeology, material culture studies, representation, repatriation, intellectual property rights, and access to cultural heritage and museums.

04 November

Caitlin Rumery

Registration and Collections Management Assistant
Denver Art Museum
Caitlin R. Rumery is a collections and registration professional who currently works at the Denver Art Museum in the Registrar's Office, as well as the Collections Management Department. Caitlin has worked at a variety of museums in the Denver area, including the University of Colorado Boulder Art Museum, where she coordinated extensively with faculty and staff to make the collection accessible in a dedicated space but without any online, public collections access portal. While at the CU Art Museum, she managed a database migration to Argus.net and the implementation of the program specific, online, public access portal. In addition to her work in Colorado museums, Caitlin worked for almost two years at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as a registrar for the permanent collection.

04 November

Elayne Rush

Registrar
The Willem de Kooning Foundation
Elayne Rush, Registrar for The Willem de Kooning Foundation and the Johanna Liesbeth de Kooning Trust, has 17 years of registration experience. Prior to her current position, she was associate registrar at the Museum of Arts and Design, NY, and the Dallas Museum of Art, primarily serving as registrar for exhibitions and outgoing loans. Currently, she oversees all aspects of registration and collections management for two active collections, focusing on facilitating access for research purposes, managing various aspects of the outgoing loans program, overseeing physical preservation of the works, and maintaining corresponding collection data. She received her BA in Art History from the University of North Texas in Denton.

03 November

Bianca Ruthven

Collections Management Associate, European Paintings Department
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bianca Ruthven is the Collections Management Associate in the European Paintings Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Prior to starting this position, she worked in the Registrar's Office at the Yale University Art Gallery and assisted the Registrar's Office and Art Preparation and Art Installation departments at the Carnegie Museum of Art. She holds a BA in Arts Management from Chatham University and a MA in Arts Management from Carnegie Mellon University. While a student, she worked and interned at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, the National Museum for Women in the Arts, the National Building Museum, and the Bead Museum. Bianca currently volunteers with the ARCS Education Committee and serves as the Board Treasurer for PACCIN.

04 November

Britt Scholnick

Associate Registrar and Collections Manager
CU Art Museum, University of Colorado, Boulder
Britt Scholnick is the Associate Registrar | Collections Manager at the University of Colorado Art Museum. Her primary responsibilities include managing the Argus.net collection database and online public portal as well as facilitating many of the visits to the collections study center. She graduated in 2012 from University of Colorado Boulder with an MA in Classics and a professional certificate in museum studies. Britt has previously held positions in the collections department at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and at History Colorado; she interned with the Denver Art Museum and with the Anthropology Collection at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Britt is the previous annual meeting program chair and communications chair of the Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums Board.

04 November

Julianne Snider

Assistant Director of Collections and Exhibitions
Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum & Art Gallery
Julianne Snider has more than 25 years’ experience working with museum collections in positions as assistant director at the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum & Art Gallery (Penn State), collections manager at the Illinois State Museum, site conservator for the National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine and Mammoth Site, Hot Springs, SD, and curator of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators traveling collection. She has taught graduate-level museum studies and scientific illustration courses and has been associate editor of Collection Forum, the journal of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC). She has presented at meetings of American Alliance of Museums, Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, Pennsylvania Federation of Museum and Historical Organizations, Society for American Archaeology, and SPNHC. Julianne holds a BA in Art History from Indiana University-Bloomington and a Graduate Certificate in Museum Collections Management from George Washington University. She is a candidate for a PhD in Science Education at Penn State.

04 November

Terry Snowball

Repatriation Coordinator
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Terry Snowball, Wisconsin Ho-Chunk/Prairie Band Potawatomi, Repatriation Coordinator, has worked at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) for the past 21 years and has worked with indigenous groups in the Western Hemisphere through the NMAI’s mission-based initiatives in repatriation, cultural preservation, and special events. Terry attended the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM, pursuing degrees in Museum Studies and 2-Dimensional Arts. In his career he has served at the Harvard Divinity School’s Center for the Study of World Religions, Senior Fellow, the Harvard Divinity School’s Leadership Council, and as a member of the Arts Advisory Council for the Fetzer Institute, Kalamazoo, MI. He currently remains as an Advisory Council Member for the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, and also serves as an external affiliate for the Purai Global Indigenous and Diaspora Research Studies Centre, University of Newcastle, Australia.

04 November

Ann Stegina

Collections Manager
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Ann Stegina is the Collections Manager at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum where she oversees loans, incoming donations, and artifact care. She previously worked as registrar at the South Street Seaport Museum inventorying the collection. Ann has a background in archaeology with a BA in Anthropology and Spanish from New York University. She received her MA in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University. Ann is interested in the preservation of maritime history and historic sites.

04 November

Judy Steinberg

Collection and Exhibition Manager
American Folk Art Museum
Judy Steinberg is a New York City-based museum professional with over 20 years of experience managing collections and exhibitions for museums and private collectors. Currently Judy is Collection and Exhibition Manager at the American Folk Art Museum where she is overseeing the inventory of the Museum’s collection of over 8,000 objects, in addition to co-managing loans and organizing and supervising exhibition installations. From May 2013 to November 2015 Judy was registrar at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, managing the permanent collection, loans and exhibition installations. She oversaw the museum's historic collaboration with the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de la Habana which culminated in the transport and exhibition of over 200 works of art to the Cuban capital. Judy continues to assist museums and collectors.

04 November

Danielle Swanson

Collections Manager
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Danielle is the Collections Manager at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum where she oversees the care of all permanent and study collection objects, as well as the preservation of the historic tenement building. Her various responsibilities include accessioning new acquisitions, installation of the new exhibition “Under One Roof,” implementing IPM procedures and monthly conservation monitoring, and overseeing researchers at the Museum's institutional archives. Danielle has previously worked as a collections management assistant in the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art where she helped mount the shoe and accessory collections. She also worked as an inventory technician at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, surveying over 35,000 objects as part of a team. Danielle holds a BA in Art History and Art Conservation from the University of Delaware, and an MA in Museum Studies, concentrating in Collections Management, from The George Washington University.

04 November

Marisa Szpytman

Assistant Registrar
Detroit Institute of Arts
Marisa Szpytman is the Assistant Registrar at Detroit Institute of Arts. She has worked in the Registrar Department since 2014, processing acquisitions and deaccessions, managing the permanent collection files, and addressing various cataloging and storage projects. Currently, her focus is on cataloging the DIA's Time Based Media collection, making the registrar’s archival documents more easily accessible to staff, and furthering her education on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). Marisa received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan, earning a BA in Near Eastern Studies, and an MS in Archives and Records Management, with a certificate in Museum Studies.

05 November

Irene Taurins

Director of Registration
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Irene Taurins is Director of Registration at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. As senior registrar, she maintains all permanent records pertaining to over 240,000 works of art, oversees the movement of works of art into, out of, and within the Museum, negotiates and administers the fine arts insurance policies of the institution, and oversees shipping, packing, and customs documentation. She has been on panels and chaired several sessions at Mid Atlantic Association of Museums and American Alliance of Museums on Fine Arts Insurance, and organized and chaired a packing workshop for NEMC (the present day Mid Atlantic Association of Museums). She wrote the chapter on “Shipping” for The New Museum Registration Methods, in 1998 and again for MRM5 in 2010. She is a founding director of ARCS (Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists) and served as their Corresponding Secretary from 2014 to 2017.

05 November

Ploypailin Thapepong

Registrar and Collection Management
Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles
Ploypailin Thapepong has worked as a registrar at the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles since 2010. She holds an MA in Thai History of Art from Silapakorn University. She is responsible for acquisitions, loans, photography, documentation, packing, shipping, and computer database. She also deals with storage and collection management. Her interests are storage mounting and material substitution in the locality. She participated in a textiles conservation workshop hosted by Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Project in Archaeology in Fine Art (SEAMEO-SPAFA) in Thailand and gave a talk about storage mounting to attendees from Southeast Asia. She is now a special speaker who informs visitors about basic collection care and museum storage.

04 November

Sandra Vanderwarf

Senior Research Fellow
National Museum of Mongolia
Sandra Vanderwarf is a senior research fellow with the National Museum of Mongolia. At the museum’s request, she recently spearheaded a collections barcode inventory initiative. A response to several cases of unlawful possession and sale of Mongolian cultural heritage, the collaboration will make it easier for Mongolian museums to inventory collections with the frequency Mongolian law now requires. Her inventory expertise draws on a decade of practice as a collections manager and conservator in the New York City area. She is co-authoring a collections inventory manual for museums and historical societies.

03 November

Leticia Vilalta

Executive Director
Morillo Shk.
Leticia Vilalta was born in Mexico City in 1986. She received her BA in architecture
from Belgrano University in Buenos Aires. In her native Mexico she founded Bixba Architecture Studio, an architectural firm. with a focus on innovative interior design. Her passion for fine art led her to open an experimental art gallery and bookstore, Kiria Koula, in San Francisco. In addition to emerging artists’ exhibitions, the space offered free lectures and events with
scholars, cultural producers, and writers. Back in Mexico she pursues her vision as a director of joségarcía,mx one of the most dynamic contemporary art galleries in Latin America. While working at an art gallery she identifies the opportunity to innovate and provide a higher quality of services than those offered by traditional logistics companies. Therefore, in 2017 she teamed with Brax group to launch Morillo Shk, a company specialized in fine art logistics.

04 November

Marla Waddell

Registrar & Hospital Administrator
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Marla Waddell’s career began at the Saint Louis Zoo in 1979 where she worked as a keeper. She met her husband there and in 1984, they relocatedto the Pacific Northwest where she started as a lead keeper at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Marla moved to administration in 1985 when she saw the need to improve records for the animals. Early on, her responsibilities also included food and supply purchasing (medical and animal related), animal records, and payroll. Through many transformations of those jobs, registrar has remained the constant, and she has held that position for 33 years. Marla is a current member and past board member of the Zoological Registrar's Association (ZRA) which brings together registrars worldwide with a common passion for animal record keeping.

04 November

Andrew Washburn

Museum Registrar
Alaska State Museum
Originally from the Chicago area, Andrew T. Washington has lived on the West Coast for much of the last 16 years. He has a BA in History from Kenyon College and an MA in Museum Studies from San Francisco State University. He has served as staff or contractor in museums and heritage organizations in Washington, California, Montana, and now Alaska. Some of these institutions include the Yellowstone National Park, The Center for Wooden Boats, and Ketchikan Museums. He is now the museum registrar at the Alaska State Museum in Juneau. While educated in traditional museum practice, Andrew's decidedly non-traditional experience as a program manager for The Center for Wooden Boats in Washington State opened his eyes to ways of using significant cultural objects in creative and active ways. Curiosity about all the ways in which objects can inform our lives and inspire both continuance and innovation drives his passion for museum work.

04 November

Grace Weiss

Assistant Registrar, Media Arts
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Grace T. Weiss is Assistant Registrar for the Media Arts collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). During her tenure at SFMOMA, Grace has organized a range of exhibitions, including “William Kentridge: The Refusal of Time” (2016-17), “Runa Islam: Verso” (2016-17), and “Soundtracks” (2017-18). In 2015, Grace graduated from New York University with an MA in Museum Studies. She received dual BA in Art History and Communications from Fordham University in 2012. Specializing in media arts, Grace's work investigates how museums collect and preserve the art of our time.

04 November

Russell D. (Tim) White

Director of Collections
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
Tim White joined the staff of Yale University's Peabody Museum of Natural History in the fall of 1983 as the first professional level collections manager at the museum. Tim has been an officer in the Natural Science Collections Alliance, Paleontological Society, and the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, including president of SPNHC from 2006 to 2008. Tim has published in paleontology, collections management and database initiatives, and lectures on natural history collections management and care. He has served on a number of steering committees and advisory boards including the Smithsonian's advisory panel on collections stewardship, Heritage Preservation's Heritage Health Index for the natural sciences and The Paleontology Portal. Among his many accomplishments during his tenure at the Peabody, he directed the inventory and return of more than 45,000 Machu Picchu artifacts to the President of Peru, Alan Garcia, the government ministries, and the People of Peru.

04 November

Shannon White

Director of Collections
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Shannon White has been the Director of Collections at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, NC, for six years. During her tenure at the Bechtler, Shannon has worked on a number of exhibitions and collections projects and facilitated the museum’s participation in the Museum Assessment Program (MAP) and the accreditation program through the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). Recently, she oversaw the move of museum collections from one off-site facility to another. Before taking the position at the Bechtler, she worked as a contract registrar for the Harvey B. Gantt Center in Charlotte, and she was keeper of the Near Eastern Section for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia. Shannon holds a BA in History from the University of Southern California, an MA from the University of Chicago, and a graduate certificate in Museum Studies from the George Washington University.

05 November

Christopher Wise

Vice President
DeWitt Stern/A Risk Strategies Company
Christopher Wise has over 15 years’ experience managing large and complex fine art operations. As Vice-President, Christopher is responsible for expanding DeWitt Stern’s practice with a broad spectrum of fine art clients, including private collections, galleries, museums, artists and estates, and foundations. Prior to joining DeWitt Stern, Christopher was executive vice-president at UOVO. He played a key role on the leadership team, launching a globally recognized fine art storage firm that developed over 500,000 sq. ft. of real estate and a specialized transportation company with a fleet of vehicles, nearly 100 employees, and the management of over $2billion of customer-owned artwork. Christopher developed the risk management program for UOVO, including contracts, terms of service, and the placement of insurance coverages. Prior to UOVO, he was director and co-founder of SD Fine Art Storage, an owner and developer of fine art storage properties in New York City. Christopher is a frequent speaker at professional organizations and in the press, including American Alliance of Museums (AAM), Association of Registrars & Collections Specialists (ARCS), American Institute of Conservators (AIC), The Aspen Institute of Artist-Endowed Foundation Initiative (AEFI), The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among others. He graduated with honors from Knox College with a dual degree in Studio Art and English Literature.

05 November

Rose Wood

Chief Registrar
Birmingham Museum of Art
Rose M. Wood is the Chief Registrar at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Prior to working with one of the largest art collection in the South, Rose worked for nineteen years in contemporary art at the Des Moines Art Center. Rose was raised in Jacksonville, Florida, but left after graduation to study international relations in Washington, DC. After obtaining a BA from the American University, she continued her education at Texas Tech University and graduated with an MA in Museum Studies. Rose was fortunate to secure a National Endowment of the Arts' registration internship at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. For about a decade this program was dedicated to training registrars to manage all collection care aspects. Rose in 2013 completed a MFCS (Master of Family and Consumer Sciences) in Family Financial Planning with a concentration on how families build art collections.

04 November

Axiell

Gold
With more than 3400 institutions in over 55 countries use an Axiell Collections Management System, Axiell is The Number 1 in Collections Management Software. As the leader for collections management, we provide the most sophisticated solutions on the market. Discover how our software can help you manage, conserve, exhibit, share and digitize your collections.

Artex Fine Art Shipping

Gold
Artex Inc. is a privately held corporation founded in 1990 by John K. Jacobs and Todd Herman offering fine art transportation, storage, crating/packing, and collection management to museum, gallery, private and commercial clients. Artex’s mission is, and always has been, to provide our clients with the highest standard of service to handle, pack, move and protect their artwork and antique collections.

Arteria

Gold
Museum Services and Art Exhibitions.
Packaging, handling, transportation, installation.
Customs formalities and fine arts.
Worldwide network of specialized agents.

Cookes Crating and Fine Art Transportation, Inc.

Gold
As one of the nation's oldest and most respected fine arts handlers and shippers, Cooke’s Crating and Fine Arts Transportation is the company that many of the greatest American museums, galleries and collectors turn to for their art moving needs.

With a background of more than 40 years of art handling experience, owner Bryan Cooke has recruited a team of highly creative and skilled individuals, many of whom are working artists with advanced degrees, to provide the highest level of professional fine art services.

Huntington T. Block

Gold
Huntington T. Block is the oldest and largest managing general underwriter of Fine Art Insurance in the United States. Founded in 1962 by Mr. Huntington T. Block, HTB is credited with crafting the original ‘all risk’ fine art insurance policy that provides ‘wall-to-wall’ coverage; from the wall in your museum in Manhattan to the wall of an exhibit in London, and every step in-between.

Our #1 priority is to help ensure that the insurance needs of our clients are properly served. With HTB's unique staff of art and insurance professionals, you can be assured of receiving responsive service and the peace of mind that the appropriate coverage is in place.

ICEFAT

Gold
ICEFAT is an official, worldwide democratic organization representing 71 of the finest
independent art transportation firms
from 33 countries. Each member specializes in handling and shipping works of art, artifacts and antiquities for museums, galleries and dealers, corporate and private collectors and the premier auction houses.

U.S. Art

Gold
U.S.Art is the largest fine art handler domestically and throughout the world. As a 3rd generation family business, U.S.Art’s commitment to the safe transportation of artwork is unparalleled.

With origins in the E.F Lank Company, founded in 1954 by Ellsworth Lank, Sr., the company gained immediate recognition for high quality and innovation in packing techniques and crate design. We have been propelled over the last 30 years by President and CEO Mark Lank, COO Mark Silverman, VP Frank Marcotti and a talented group of senior executives including Ellsworth Lank Jr., and the most experienced workforce in the industry. We are now joined by the 3rd generation, Stephen Ellsworth Lank and Michael T. Lank, who are continuing U.S.Art traditions and have helped us grow to an international company with domestic offices throughout the United States and international affiliates around the world.

Bonsai Fine Arts

Silver
Is a company composed of highly experienced art service professionals, serving museums and art communities up and down the eastern seaboard. Services provided include expert crating & packing, secure climate-controlled transit, art installation, museum level storage, and every type of art handling. Client satisfaction remains our number one goal.

BoxArt

Silver
Working closely with the world’s most renowned institutions, museums, and galleries for over 25 years, Boxart has set the industry standard for fine art services. We’re known for our distinct crating design and construction methods, packing solutions, seamless delivery coordination, and supportive management staff. Whether it’s a single work of art or an entire exhibition, the Boxart team brings the same care and attention to the handling process that artists bring to creating their piece.

Cordova Plaza

Silver
Córdova Plaza, S.A. de C.V. was founded in 1987. It is the first company specialized in transporting art in Mexico, leader in its field.

From its origins, Córdova Plaza SA de CV has transported numerous art collections for both national and international exhibitions, collaborating with most museums, galleries and collectors from all over the world.

Crystalizations Systems, Inc.

Silver
The mission of Crystalizations Systems, Inc. is to provide solutions that enable cultural institutions to preserve our heritage for the education and appreciation of future generations.

They are fully committed to the design, manufacturing and custom installation of advanced, conservation-safe storage solutions on behalf of our colleagues in museums, foundations and private collections the world over.

Dietl Internatonal

Silver
Established in 1991 and headquartered in New York City, we have grown to include regional offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Washington DC, and Dallas.

Dietl International Services continues to provide the same customarily excellent service to its agent partners world-wide as well as our clientele of collectors, galleries, auction houses and museums.

LP Art

Silver
Our company, wich was setup in 1992, now occupies a dominant position on the market for transportation of works of art.

As a carrier, packer, customs broker, air freight agent and authorized agent for freight security, we offer the best guarantee of discretion, security and efficiency for any transport request from a museum, gallery or private owner.

Masterpiece International

Silver
Masterpiece International Ltd. was founded by David Epstein and David Cohen in New York in August, 1989, as a U.S. Customs Broker, International Freighter Forwarder and logistics provider specializing in the movement of works of art and antiquities. Our mission is, and always has been, to provide our clients with the best possible service to move their art work at a fair cost. Over the past 22 years we have expanded to 16 offices in the U.S. with a staff of over 200 employees, and have separate divisions that specialize in providing top level services to museums, galleries, art fair participants, auction houses and private clients.

Willis Towers Watson

Silver
Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries.

We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance.

Liberty International Underwriters

Silver
Liberty International Underwriters (LIU) is a leading provider of specialty risk insurance for the Fine Art & Specie industry. Our dedicated team of experienced underwriters, risk engineers, and claims professionals work closely with you to offer consistent global capacity with products, policy cover, and services that are designed to meet your clients’ needs. LIU benefits from the full .financial strength of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, a Boston-based US Fortune 100 company rated ‘A’ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s and ‘A’ (Excellent) by A. M. Best.

ANECOM

Bronze
Anecom’s leadership works together to position us as the premier technology solutions firm for Art Industry business leaders.

They foster a "clients first" culture and develop a company-wide environment of honesty, integrity, competence and mutual respect that attracts, rewards and retains talented and motivated people.

Global Specialised Services – Australia – New Zealand – Singapore

Bronze
Global Specialised Services is a prestigious fine art logistics company providing art storage, Local, National and International transportation, packing and installation services for museums, galleries, collectors and artists.

Established in Australia in 1994, GSS also has offices in Singapore and New Zealand. Our teams of coordinators in each country are the most experienced and dedicated in the region and are committed to providing our customers with a completely integrated, confidential and personalised service locally, nationally and internationally.

GSS is a member of the peak industry body ARTIM which promotes excellence in fine art logistics through a worldwide network of specialist art logistics agents

Interlinea Srl – Fine Art Services – Italy

Bronze

Total Fine Arts

Bronze
For over 20 years our professionals have been providing high end services. Today TOTAL is known across Canada as one of the finest companies providing an array of services to the art world. TOTAL Fine Arts are dedicated to aiding Museums, Galleries, Artists, Corporate & Art collectors &, Worldwide art shippers.

APICE

Professional Development
The APICE Group is able to guarantee a series of integrated services uniquely dedicated to the art works’ safeguard during their movement, transport, show and storage by employing highest quality means, resources and technologies.

With four operational branch-offices ( Florence, Milan, Rome and Venice), APICE avails itself of a team of specialized professionals in logistic co-ordination, in art transportation and handling, it uses vehicles specially equipped to transport works of art (pneumatic control, hygrometric and satellite) and has big storage areas, for their custody (hygrometric control and safety).

Berkley Asset Protection

Professional Development
Berkley Asset Protection was created to provide jewelers block, fine art, package, and specialized product lines for individuals and companies with high value asset exposures.

Berkley Asset Protection writes on behalf of five W.R. Berkley Corporation member companies for domestic risks, utilizing StarNet Insurance Company, Berkley Regional Insurance Company, Carolina Casualty, and Tri-State Insurance Company on an admitted basis, and Gemini Insurance Company on a non-admitted basis. These companies’ ratings are among the highest in the industry.

Cooke's Crating and Fine Arts Transportation Inc.

Professional Development
As one of the nation's oldest and most respected fine arts handlers and shippers, Cooke’s Crating and Fine Arts Transportation is the company that many of the greatest American museums, galleries and collectors turn to for their art moving needs.

With a background of more than 40 years of art handling experience, owner Bryan Cooke has recruited a team of highly creative and skilled individuals, many of whom are working artists with advanced degrees, to provide the highest level of professional fine art services.

303 Gallery

Corporate Member

ACLA

Corporate Member

Advance Relocation Systems

Corporate Member

Alliant Insurance Services

Corporate Member

André Chenue SA

Corporate Member

Anecom, Inc.

Bronze Sponsor

APICE S.c.r.l.

Corporate Member

Artech

Corporate Member

Arteria srl

Gold Sponsor

Artex, Fine Art Services

Gold Sponsor

Art Handling Spedition GmbH

Corporate Member

Articheck

Corporate Member
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ArtQuality Chenue do Brasil

Corporate Member

Art Shipping International

Corporate Member

Art Work Fine Art Services

Corporate Member

ArtWorks San Diego

Corporate Member

Atelier 4

Corporate Member

Atelier Fine Art Services

Corporate Member

Atthowe Fine Arts Services

Corporate Member

Aurora Storage Products

Corporate Member

Axiell

Gold Sponsor

Berkely Asset Protection

Corporate Member

Beweship Oy

Corporate Member

Bonsai Fine Arts Inc.

Silver Sponsor

Bovis Fine Art

Corporate Member

Boxart

Silver Sponsor

Collector Systems, LLC.

Corporate Member

Connect Art International

Corporate Member

Constantine

Corporate Member

Cookes Crating and Fine Arts Transportation Inc.

Gold Sponsor

Cordova Plaza, S.A. De. C.V.

Silver Sponsor

Crown Fine Art

Corporate Member

Crystalizations Systems Inc.

Silver Sponsor

DeWitt Stern/A Risk Strategies Company

Corporate Member

Dietl International Services

Silver Sponsor

Fink Mobility

Corporate Member

Fortress Storage

Corporate Member

Gander and White Shipping

Corporate Member

Global Specialised Services – Australia – New Zealand – Singapore

Bronze Sponsor

Hasenkamp Internationale Transporte

Corporate Member

Helu-Trans (S) Pte Ltd

Corporate Member

Hizkia Van Kralingen

Corporate Member

Huaxie Int'l Fine Art - Beijing GHQ

Corporate Member

Huntington T. Block Insurance

Gold Sponsor

ICEFAT

Gold Sponsor

Interlinea Srl – Fine Art Services – Italy

Bronze Sponsor

Ironshore

Corporate Member

Kortmann Art Packers & Shippers

Corporate Member

L.A. Packing, Crating and Transport, Inc.

Corporate Member

Liberty International Underwriters

Silver Sponsor

Logic Art Miami

Corporate Member

Loomis Artcare AG

Corporate Member

LP Art

Silver Sponsor

Lucidea

Corporate Member

Mallory Alexander International Logistics

Corporate Member

Martinspeed

Corporate Member

Masterpiece International Ltd

Silver Sponsor

Methods & Materials, Inc.

Corporate Member

Millenium Transportes

Corporate Member

Möbel-Transport AG

Corporate Member

Mobull

Corporate Member

MOMART Ltd.

Corporate Member

Morillo Shk. S.A. de C.V.

Corporate Member

MTAB Sverige AB

Corporate Member

MT ART Services

Corporate Member

Møbeltransport Danmark

Corporate Member

PACART

Corporate Member

RBA--Racine Berkow Associates

Corporate Member

Re:discovery Software, Inc

Corporate Member

Renwick Fine Art Services

Corporate Member

Schenker Deutschland AG

Corporate Member

Ship Art International

Corporate Member

SIT Grupo Empresarial, S.L.

Corporate Member

SmallCorp

Corporate Member

Star Worldwide Group

Corporate Member

Terry Dowd, Inc.

Corporate Member

Three Way Logistics

Corporate Member

Total Fine Arts

Bronze Sponsor

Transport Consultants International, Inc.

Corporate Member

Tti. Técnica de Transportes Internacionales

Corporate Member

U.S. Art Co., Inc.

Gold Sponsor

Unified Fine Arts

Corporate Member

UOVO

Corporate Member

Vault Fine Art Service LLC.

Corporate Member

VIP Transport, Fine Arts Services

Corporate Member

Vulcan, Inc.

Corporate Member

Willis Towers Watson

Silver Sponsor

Yamato Logistics Co., Ltd

Corporate Member

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09:00 AM 06:00 PM Regency Foyer

Volunteer Event

Les Bénévoles - Volunteer Event

10:00 AM 04:00 PM

French for The Volunteers, Les Bénévoles has become a treasured part of ARCS’ mission and service Five Vancouver institutions have identified projects that would greatly benefit from help from ARCS members. ARCS will provide lunch and transportation as needed.