Past Events

Law 101 for dealers in art and antiques

Posted on: February 8, 2021 by Alexander Herman

IAL is offering, in participation with the British Antiques Dealers Association (BADA), a course called ‘Law 101 for dealers in art and antiques’ to run on 19th and 21st April 2021. This short course will offer an overview of the legal issues affecting dealers in art and antiques, a perfect introduction for anyone involved in the art […]

Seminar on Brexit and the art world – 11 February 2021

Posted on: January 21, 2021 by Alexander Herman

We are pleased to announce an upcoming seminar, ‘Brexit, legal changes and the art world‘ on 11th February, offered by the Institute of Art & Law (IAL) and Hunters Law LLP. The seminar will cover the recent legal changes brought about by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and the end of the Transition Period. […]

Book launch: Museums and the Holocaust (2nd edition)

Posted on: January 7, 2021 by Alexander Herman

On 27 January 2021, we will be hosting an online book launch for the second edition of Museums and the Holocaust, first published by Norman Palmer in 2000. In the twenty years since the first edition there have been seismic shifts in the treatment by museums of works of art spoliated during the Nazi-era (1933-1945). […]

Next IAL Study Forum – virtual event – 6 February 2021

Posted on: December 24, 2020 by Alexander Herman

We are pleased to announce our next Study Forum, which will be a virtual event, on 6 February 2021. Like our traditional study forums, this will provide an opportunity to hear about some of the fascinating issues and recent developments in the art and cultural heritage law field. Speakers and topics: Dr Donna Yates (Associate […]

Short course on Museum Deaccession – 4 December 2020

Posted on: November 16, 2020 by Alexander Herman

With many museums in dire financial straits as a result of the pandemic, the prospect of selling collection items to raise funds has become an ever-increasing reality. On 4th December 2020, the Institute of Art and Law (IAL) will offer a crash course on deaccessioning for museum practitioners and other professionals that will cover the […]

Art and Insurance online seminar – 25 November 2020

Posted on: November 2, 2020 by Alexander Herman

In association with Clyde & Co LLP, we are proud to offer ‘Art and Insurance’, an online seminar on 25th November 2020. This afternoon seminar will guide you through the leading issues affecting art insurance in a changing world, covering best practice in art insurance policies, claims against art shippers and packers, assessing damage to […]

Next IAL Study Forum – virtual event – 12 September 2020

Posted on: August 18, 2020 by Alexander Herman

We are pleased to announce our next Study Forum, which will be a virtual event, on 12 September 2020. Like our traditional study forums, this will provide an opportunity to hear about some of the fascinating issues and recent developments in the art and cultural heritage law field. Speakers and topics to include: Ian Upjohn […]

Diploma course for museum professionals

Posted on: August 1, 2020 by Alexander Herman

Over the week of 5 to 9 October 2020, we will be running a virtual version of our Diploma in Law and Collections Management (DipLCM) course, the first time we are offering it in online form. The course is open to all those who work in collections management (or related fields) at museums, galleries, libraries or archives. This […]

Next Study Forum in York – 22 February 2020

Posted on: January 8, 2020 by Alexander Herman

We are pleased to announce our next Study Forum which will take place in York on 22 February 2020. Like our frequent London study forums, this will provide an opportunity to hear about some of the fascinating issues and recent developments in the art and cultural heritage law field. Confirmed speakers and topics include: Professor […]

Legal Issues with International Art Exhibitions – New York seminar

Posted on: January 7, 2020 by Alexander Herman

The IAL is proud to team up with the the Art Law Committee of the New York City Bar for an evening seminar in New York on 27 February 2020 called ‘Legal issues with international art exhibitions’. The seminar will combine expertise from both sides of the Atlantic to address the major issues that arise regarding art […]