On The Square

The Four Stages of Collecting: Managing Your Collection

By Bidsquare

May 19,2016 | 12:05 EDT

Bidsquare and the Association of Professional Art Advisors are pleased to present the third session in One Art Nations four-part webinar series: The Four Stages of Collecting - Part III: Managing Your Collection.

On Tuesday, May 31, Andrea Wood will be discussing how utilizing a registrar can be an asset to your collection, weighing in on topics such as finding a qualified contract registrar and what a registrar does. Art collectors of all levels are invited to register for the complimentary webinar. Register here.

Talk Details

Participants will also learn about the importance of collections data management, inventories and databases, proper installation, storage, packing and shipping, fine arts insurance, condition reports and conservation, and managing loans to exhibitions. In other words, if you collect art or are interested in starting a collection, this session is for you!

Speaker Info

Andrea Wood, independent registrar and art management consultant, has over 22 years registration experience. Through her New York based business, Andrea Wood Art Management, she currently manages art collections for private collectors and artists, as well as working with museums and galleries on exhibitions and collections projects.

Her past experience includes positions as Registrar for the artist Alex Katz, Senior Registrar at the Citigroup Art Advisory Service, Exhibitions Coordinator and Registrar for The Whitney Museum of American Art’s Traveling Exhibitions Program, and Registrar for The Andy Warhol Museum. She was the lead coordinator with the State Department’s largest Presidential Millennium Project, touring an Andy Warhol exhibition with US Embassies and Consulates throughout Eastern Europe and Post-Soviet countries for two and a half years.

Andrea is one of the founding board members of the international non-profit ARCS – Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists, which was founded in 2012. She has been an active member and board member of other professional organizations, most notably the American Alliance of Museums Registrar’s Committee (RC-AAM) since 1993.

Art collectors of all levels are invited to register for the complimentary webinar. Register here.

Four Stages of Collection: Managing Your Collection

Free Live Webinar Monday, May 31, 2016 07:00 PM EST

Speaker: Andrea Wood


Please be sure to join us for the rest of the series:

Part I can be viewed on-demand: Before You Buy – This first session covers the best way to embark on your journey as a collector.

Part II can also be viewed on-demand: Legal and Tax Issues – This second session discusses the legal and tax issues that are essential knowledge for art collectors.

June – Part V
Collecting for the Next Generation: Attendees will learn about long-term care, stewardship and succession planning, art donations to non-profit, and supporting your local arts community as part of your overall collection strategy.

Please be aware that the program is subject to change. All registrants will be notified of any amendments to the series.