Collection Management

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Invaluable Insight

When it comes to handling and protecting fine art collections — Artech's long-standing reputation of quality and professionalism is world renowned. Our extensive experience and intimate understanding of the essential elements of managing art collections of any size and value enables us to provide a truly holistic and comprehensive service.

 

Professional Partner

Our documentation and inventory management services provide a solid foundation for maintaining the integrity and accuracy of detailed information, allowing us to accommodate on-going record keeping of your growing collection — even across multiple or changing locations and regardless of size. Our highly secure database stores all of your collection related data including location, dimensions, images, maintenance, condition reports, and transactional history.

Artech uses the collection management software AIMS to archive and track public and personal collections. AIMS is the leading collection management software in the industry and is used by many of Artech’s global industry partners.

 

Professional Appraisals

Artech has the experience and technical knowledge to accurately survey your entire collection — coordinating professional appraisals if necessary for all or part of your collection and providing a basis for ongoing data management, insurance or resale needs.

 

Secure Viewings

Artech will facilitate secure and discreet receiving, inspections and viewings of your shipments and inspection of your artwork including photography and professional condition reporting.

 

Exhibitions

Networked globally, Artech is an expert in the planning and detailed specifics concerning all aspects of traveling exhibitions and loans to museums or other institutions. This includes documentation and condition reporting, air & ground transportation, security, and storage.

 

Risk Assessment and Mitigation

At Artech we fully understand the significance of being prepared. We provide extensive risk assessment and mitigation consulting for collectors spanning all aspects of pre- and post-acquisition, including evaluation of safety, earthquake, flood, and security risk.

Custom Solutions for Every Collection

Artech provides comprehensive professional project management to meet every art collection need, including:

  • Complex transportation and installation of large, sensitive or fragile works

  • Professional restoration and conservation of artworks and antiquities

  • Residential and commercial collection relocations

  • Art storage design & construction consulting

  • Custom display solutions

  • Risk assessment and mitigation

  • Collections database development and maintenance

  • Artwork selection, acquisition and curatorial services

  • Budgeting, forecasting, metrics and reporting for private and corporate collections

Our experienced project consultants will partner with artists, architects, designers, construction firms and movers to plan for the safety of your collection, assess and mitigate risks, and ensure the best quality care for your unique artworks and artifacts.

Experience + Expertise + A Global Network = Nimble Results

Our project consultants provide end-to-end project delivery, partnering with you to develop a plan that will meet your collection and project goals. Our extensive network of local and worldwide arts experts enables us to quickly identify and engage the best experts for your unique collection needs. Our rigorous quality standards and vendor vetting ensure the best craftsmanship and care for your collection while maintaining confidentiality and cost-effective solutions.

Please use the form below to inquire about our collection management services.

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