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Insurance Basics for Art Galleries, Dealers and Artists

  • Wednesday, March 12, 2014
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401


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You can save 50% or more by joining CLA before registering for the event!

Insurance Basics for Art Galleries, Dealers and Artists

Presented by Victoria France, Managing Director, Fine Art Division of Robertson Taylor International Insurance Brokers, this workshop will focus on the insurance needs of galleries, dealers and artists. Some of the topics to be covered include:

· an overview of the types of insurance available to galleries, dealers and artists;

· an explanation of the process of obtaining insurance, including information about requesting quotes and working with insurance brokers;

· the basic elements of gallery, dealer and artist insurance policies and coverage conditions and exclusions;

· insurance issues surrounding art fairs, exhibitions, consignments, transits and other special situations;

· the claims procedure.

The presentation will conclude with a question and answer session.

About the speaker:

Victoria France is Managing Director in the Fine Art Division of Robertson Taylor International Insurance Brokers. She has more than 25 years experience in the fine art, museum and collections insurance field, in addition to prior professional museum and art gallery experience. Victoria’s experience includes placing fine art collections insurance for museums of all sizes and types, exhibitions, federal indemnity programs, private and corporate collections, university and college collections, auctioneers, dealers and galleries.

Victoria holds a Bachelor of Arts degrees in Art History and Political Science from the University of California, Riverside, with emphasis on Russian Studies. Most recently, Victoria was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Western Museums Association, and previously served on WMA’s Program Committee. She is member of ArtTable, the national organization for professional women in the visual arts; maintains membership and annual attendance for the Western Museums Association, among others, as well as with AAM. She is a frequent guest panelist and speaker for these and other arts organizations.

Venue & Parking:
Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Limited free event parking is available underneath the Ken Edwards Center. Affordable paid parking is available across 4th St. (Santa Monica city parking).

CLA Members: $10.00 (Online Price); $15 at the door
General Public: $20.00 (Online Price); $25.00 at the door
CLA Student Member or Senior Member: $5.00 (Online); $10.00 at door

These workshops are made possible, in part, from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission; The City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs; and the California Community Foundation.  Additional support provided by the California Arts Council.  



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