Art Crime Education

Hopefully you read my last post about art and cultural property crime, discussing what law enforcement agencies around the world are doing to combat this problem.  In case you missed it, you can read the full post at “Art and Crime”. 

This is a growing area of specialty study and relates to a variety of fields including appraisal, investigation,  insurance, art law, security, museums and conservation.

As a person who continually looks for educational opportunities, I’d like to share some of the upcoming events I’ve found relating to art crime:

Art Crime Investigation Seminar

Philadelphia, PA, June 10-15, 2012

Symposium on Criminality in the Art  and Cultural Property World

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 15-16, 2012

The World of Art and the Fine Art of Crime Symposium

North Easton, MA, July 30 – August 3, 2012





2 thoughts on “Art Crime Education”

  1. These are all good seminars. There is also the summer program offered in Italy (going on now) offered by ARCA The Association for Research into Crimes against Art. They also host a conference (

    November 8 & 9, The Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP) has their annual conference in Washington DC. This year the theme is “From Plunder to Preservation: The Untold Story of Cultural Heritage, World War II, and the Pacific” (

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