Researching Your Art


If you have a work of art that you would like to find out more about, there are many tools on the internet and in your local library to help you.

The Smithsonian American Art Museum website has brought together many of these resources.

To view information click here.


List of Appraisers

The following organizations can direct you to an appraiser in your region:

International Society of Appraisers

303 West Madison Street, Suite 2650
Chicago, Illinois   60606-3396
Phone: (312) 981-6778
Fax: (312) 265-2908
http://www.isa-appraisers.org
 
Appraisers Association of America
386 Park Avenue South, Suite 2000
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 889-5404
http://www.appraisersassoc.org/
 
American Society of Appraisers
555 Herndon Parkway, Suite 125
Herndon, VA 20170
Phone: (800) 272-8258
http://www.appraisers.org/


List of Conservators

The Conservation Center
400 North Wolcott Avenue
Chicago, Illinois  60622
Phone: (800) 250-6919
Fax: (312) 944-5479
email: http://www.theconservationcenter.com/contact-us/
website: http://www.theconservationcenter.com
Andrzej Dajnowski

Conservation of Sculpture & Objects Studio, Inc.
900 S. Des Plaines Ave
Forest Park, IL 61130
email: [email protected]
website: http://www.csosinc.com
Perception Gallery
210 Fulton Street East
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: (616) 451-2393
[for cleaning of paintings]