Opportunities: 1 Sept 2016


Learning, networking, conference and employment opportunities in cultural property, art crime research, antiquities trafficking research, provenance studies, and related things. Postings are not endorsements.

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1. Possession: Antiquities and the Art Market, Talk, Toronto

Erin Thompson will discuss the effects of the art market on antiquities, particularly focusing on the motivations of collectors.

When: 16 October 2016, 1:30–2:30
Where: The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
Cost: Free with museum admission

More Info: https://www.rom.on.ca/en/whats-on/possession-antiquities-and-the-art-market

2. Risques et périls dans l’attribution des œuvres d’art, Conference, Geneva

Save the date! The Art Law Foundation and the University of Geneva will be holding a one day conference focused on the legal aspects and concerns of experts working in the authentication of art.

When: 8 November 2016
Where: University of Geneva
Cost: Unknown (Free?)

More Info: http://artlawfoundation.com/fr/fda-events/attribution-experts/

3. How to Commit an Art Crime, Talk, Auckland

Penelope Jackson will be talking about her new book on art crime in New Zealand. This is part of the Going West Festival’s Books and Writer’s weekend.

When: 16:15–17:00, 10 September 2016
Where: Q Theater, 305 Queen Street, Auckland
Cost: $15/$12 for the single session

More Info: http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/western-leader/83682385/author-says-new-zealanders-need-to-watch-out-for-art-crime
Register: https://www.iticket.co.nz/events/2016/sep/going-west-saturday

4. The Empty Frame, Exhibition, Hamilton, New Zealand

This exhibition explores New Zealand’s often quite recent history of art crime with curator Penelope Jackson.

When: 24 September–8 January
Where: Waikato Museum, 1 Grantham Street, Hamilton
Cost: Free

More Info: http://waikatomuseum.co.nz/exhibitions-and-events/view/2145882798