Annual Art Crime Symposia

Since 2015 the Art Crime Research Trust has hosted an annual Art Crime Symposium at the City Gallery, Wellington.  The Symposia are much anticipated, and include presentations from leading academics and researchers in the field of art crime, covering aspects of the discipline in New Zealand and beyond.

We are excited to announce our 2022 SYMPOSIUM:

THEME: COLLECTION CHALLENGES: RETURNING, DE-ACCESSIONING AND REPATRIATION.

When:  Saturday 5 November 2022

UPDATE: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN THROUGH THIS LINK.

Where: City Gallery, Wellington

The day will be organised into blocks with plenty of time to network and mingle over morning and afternoon teas (provided) or lunch (not provided).

Update 13 July 2022: Registrations now open!

Our speakers include:

  • Jonathan Barrett (Victoria University),
  • Chanel Clarke (Te Rau Aroha Waitangi Treaty Grounds) and Hikitia Harawira (Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira),
  • Miriam Kauders, Simon During and Michiel During
  • Freya Elmer (MOTAT),
  • Josie McNaught (arts lawyer and former arts journalist) and William Cotterill (former journalist and antique furniture expert/restorer), 
  • Sarah Murray (Canterbury Museum),
  • Felicity Strong (Royal Botanic Gardens, Victoria), 
  • Rod Thomas (AUT),
  • Arthur Tompkins (Ministry of Justice) and more!

Watch our website for full updates.

Please join us for this full day of fascinating presentations, discussions and networking.

You can find links to previous symposia below:

 

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