Past Events

Next IAL Study Forum – 25 September

Posted on: June 2, 2021 by Alexander Herman

We are pleased to announce our next Study Forum, which will be a virtual event, on 25 September 2021. Like our earlier 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. Topics and speakers: ‘Recent cases before the […]

Upcoming seminar on Law and Photography – 1 July 2021

Posted on: May 25, 2021 by Alexander Herman

We are pleased to announce a new seminar on the topic of law and photography taking place on 1st July 2021, from 12.00 to 5.00 pm UK time. The online seminar will cover the legal aspects relating to the taking of photographs in their various forms, as well as publishing and dealing with them. Experts […]

Art, Business and Law LLM

Posted on: May 10, 2021 by Alexander Herman

This unique Masters in Law Programme (LLM) is running in partnership between the Institute of Art and Law and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary, University of London. The programme covers every major legal area affecting the art market and arts management and is ideal for practitioners in this field. The […]

Art as Security: Upcoming seminar on art as collateral for loans

Posted on: April 7, 2021 by Alexander Herman

We are pleased to announce that, in association with the law firm Fladgate LLP, we will be hosting an exciting afternoon seminar on the highly topical subject of art collateralisation: ‘Art as Security: Using art as collateral for loans’. Taking place on 20 May 2021, from 2 pm to 5 pm, the event will continue in […]

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 […]