ArtCrime 2021: Preventing Art Crime

We are delighted to confirm that the date for our next Symposium is
Saturday 29 May 2021 at City Gallery Wellington.  The theme is “Preventing Art Crime”. 

Click here to register now!

Symposium Programme

9 – 9.15Chair Penelope Jackson, NZACRTWelcome
9.15 – 9.45Rod Thomas, AUTArt auction legal liability and risk – a New Zealand perspective
9.45 – 10.15Jenny HarperCAG public art / post earthquakes
10.15 – 10.45Morning tea
10.45 – 11.15Jonathan Barrett, VUWBrunelleschi’s Mirror, perspectival drawing and the artful prevention of crime
11.15 – 11.45Joanna TreziseSentencing art crime
11.45 – 12.15Simon Mackenzie, VUWA meeting point between digital art and cryptocurrency
12.15 – 1.30Lunch
1.30 – 2.00Elizabeth Caldwell, CGWI could tell you but then I’d have to kill you
2.00 – 2.30Robyn SloggettTBC
2.30 – 3.00Angela DimeryArt crime prevention: a perspective from on the ground in New York
3.00 – 3.30Afternoon tea
3.30 – 4David AlsopTBC
4 – 4.30 Arthur Tompkins and Penelope Jackson, NZACRT TrusteesIn discussion about Arthur’s latest book Provenance Research (Lund Humphries and the International Foundation for Art Research), 2021
4.30 – 5Ngarino Ellis, NZACRT TrusteeEnd of day round-up
The above programme is not entirely finalised and may be subject to change.

Calling All Students!

If you would like your registration paid to attend the 2021 New Zealand Art Crime Research Trust symposium then write a paragraph telling us why you are interested in learning more about art crime and its prevention. Two registrations have been kindly donated so start writing and email us on by 15 April. Winning paragraphs will be posted on our website.

We look forward to seeing you at ArtCrime2021 at City Gallery Wellington, on Saturday 29 May 2021!

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