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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June 7, 2017

APAA Sponsors The Fine Art of Due Diligence

Join APAA for The Fine Art of Due Diligence on Friday, June 23 from 9:00 – 13:00, sponsored in partnership with the worldwide family office Stonehage Fleming. The Fine Art of Due Diligence is a panel discussion about the responsibilities that international art advisors and wealth management professionals share in supporting the increasingly complex collection requirements of private individuals.  The panel features international experts including Jill Battley, Operations Director at Absolute Partnership UK and former Head of Intelligence at New Scotland Yard for the Serious Crime Directorate; Tarnya Cooper, Curatorial Director, National Portrait Gallery, London; Elizabeth Gorayeb, Executive Director, Wildenstein Plattner Institute, New York; and Julian Radcliffe, Chairman, Art Loss Register, London                                                        

Tickets available on-line at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2949692


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May 5, 2017

Art & Well Being at the Cleveland Clinic

Join us for ART & WELL-BEING, the 2017 APAA Corporate Curators Colloquium June 6-7 at the Cleveland Clinic.  Guest speakers include prominent architects, technology experts and museum professionals who will address aspects of design, installation and connectivity in today’s work environment.  Email info@artadvisors.org for more information.


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May 5, 2017

APAA Elects Megan Fox Kelly as President

The Association of Professional Art Advisors (APAA), the sole organization to establish guidelines for ethical art advisory practice and uphold standards of education and expertise, has elected Megan Fox Kelly (Principal, Megan Fox Kelly Art Advisory, New York) President. Newly-elected fellow officers include Vice President Elizabeth Szancer (ESKart LLC, New York); Secretary, Lisa Austin (President, Lisa Austin & Associates, Miami); and Treasurer, Jennifer Duncan (Director, Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies, Washington, DC).  New APAA Board members include Gabriel Catone(Ruth|Catone, New York), Patricia Dellorfano (Lead Curator, Fidelity Investments, Boston), and Mary Hoeveler (M.G. Hoeveler, Ltd., New York).


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