January 23, 2018

APAA London – Taming the Beast: Professionalising the Art World

On Thursday, February 15th from 8:30 am to 10:00 am, TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s most prestigious art fair, in partnership with APAA, Apollo Magazine and RICS, will present the first of its 2018 TEFAF Talk series Taming the Beast: Professionalizing the Art World featuring Thomas Marks, Editor of Apollo in discussion with Chairman of The ArtLoss Register, Julian Radcliffe, and independent Art Consultant and APAA member Sara Pearce.  Please click for the booking link 


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December 13, 2017

Coastal Exposures and Your Collection: Risk Management Tips

Join APAA for Coastal Exposures and Your Collection, a breakfast and a panel discussion about risk management with Kimberly Jones, Fortress; Mary Pontillo; DeWitt Stern, A Risk Strategies Company; Michelle Impey, Chubb; Lisa Austin, Art Advisor and Tom Burns, Fortress, moderator. Hosted by Fortress and Risk Strategies on Thursday, January 11 at 10 am at Fortress Miami.   RSVP to lhopkins@riskstrategies.com by Monday, January 8, 2018


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December 13, 2017

John White Alexander, An American Artist in the Gilded Age, a new biography by Mary Anne Goley

Founding director of the Fine Arts Program of the Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC, former APAA president and long-time member Mary Anne Goley organized the first exhibit of John White Alexander’s work in 1976 at the National Collection of Fine Arts – now the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She is the acknowledged expert on Alexander, having had early access to the untouched estate in 1973. This new biography, published by PWP Publishers (London), with a forward by John Singer Sargeant expert Richard Ormond, provides an in-depth account of Alexander’s life as an artist and public servant in the cross-cultural milieu between America and Europe.


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December 1, 2017

APAA members Patrick Legant and Sara Pearce featured in the Financial Times

Read more about the work of APAA members Patrick Legant and Sara Pearce in a Financial Times feature, Specialist advisers are helping the wealthy to build their art collections


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November 13, 2017

Wealth Management Strategies for Art Collectors

Join APAA in Boston on Thursday, November 30 at 9:30 am for Wealth Management Strategies for Art Collectors, sponsored by Fortress and DeWitt Stern – A Risk Strategies Company. Panelists include Margaret Bussier, Vice President, Risk Strategies Company; Henry B. Greenberg, Managing Director, Wealth Strategist, US Trust Bank of American Private Wealth Management; Megan Fox Kelly, Art Advisor and President, APAA; Nicholas M. O’Donnell, Art & Museum Law Group, Sullivan & Worcester; moderated by Thomas Burns, COO, Fortress. RSVP to info@artadvisors.org by Monday, November 27. 


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November 1, 2017

Social Media Panel at Phillips Focuses on Instagram; Encourages Personal Points of View

Thank you to panelists Todd Levin – Art Advisor, Curator; Eric Petschek – Designer/Photographer, Co-Founder @CityBoyCountryGirl; Mark Rosen – Social Media Marketing Manager @Artsy and moderator Megan Newcome – Director of Digital Strategy @Phillips for hosting a vibrant conversation on effective social media strategy.

The key points included:

* @Instagram is a growing, hyper-visual social platform for the art world

* Focusing on the content, topics and tools that bring you joy – it’s supposed to be fun!

* Social media has more qualitative impact (connection, branding) than quantitative 

* Make use of social platforms as free marketing and advertising tools

* Frame the success of your social media engagement in your own terms – what does it mean for you and your network?

Check out the program briefly, here.


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October 9, 2017

Creating a Social Media Strategy that Works

On Monday, October 30, at 5:30 pm, join APAA in New York City for Creating a Social Media Strategy that Works, featuring Todd Levin, Art Advisor + Curator, Eric Petschek, Designer/Photographer, Co-Founder CityBoyCountryGirl and Mark Rosen, Social Media Marketing Manager, Artsy, moderated by Megan Newcome, Director of Digital Strategy, Phillips.

Tickets and more information for Creating a Social Media Strategy that Works available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets by by clicking HERE


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September 6, 2017

Two Programs in October – Contemporary Art: A Conservational Challenge & Creating a Social Media Strategy that Works

APAA has two informative programs planned for October 2017. On Friday, October 6, at Africa House, London, at 9:30 am, APAA presents Contemporary Art: A Conservational Challenge - a panel featuring conservators Rachel Barker, Bronwyn Ormsby and Antonio Rava; curator and artist manager Sopie Camu; and artist Rana Begum, chaired by Karen Sanig, Head of Art Law, Mishcon de Reya.  On Monday, October 30, at 5:30 pm, join APAA in New York City for Creating a Social Media Strategy that Works, featuring Todd Levin, Art Advisor + Curator, Eric Petschek, Designer/Photographer, Co-Founder CityBoyCountryGirl and Mark Rosen, Social Media Marketing Manager, Artsy, moderated by Megan Newcome, Director of Digital Strategy, Phillips.

Tickets and more information for Contemporary Art: A Conservational Challenge available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets by by clicking HERE

Tickets and more information for Creating a Social Media Strategy that Works available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets by by clicking HERE


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August 10, 2017

APAA at EXPO Chicago

Join APAA at EXPO Chicago on Thursday, September 14 at 3 pm for NEXT-LEVEL COLLECTING: SMART STRATEGIES FOR COLLECTION BUILDING

The panel will feature APAA member Wendy Cromwell, Helyn Goldenberg (Collector), Diana Wierbicki (Art Attorney), and R. Hugh Magill (Chief Fiduciary Officer, Northern Trust), and will be moderated by Megan Fox Kelly (President, APAA).

Learn from experts in the fields of collecting, art advising, art law, fine art insurance, and wealth management on how to build and structure a savvy art collection. The panel will provide strategies for acquiring and caring for your fine art so that you can build a collection with confidence.

Presented in partnership with EXPO Chicago.


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