The Art Law Foundation aims to promote and coordinate, on a national and international level, the work and research on the most topical questions related to art and cultural heritage law.
The Foundation also supports the activities of the academic Art-Law Centre.

Foundation’s news

What prospects for orphan works?

Monday January 4th, 2021

On 4 and 5 February 2021, the Art-Law Centre of the University of Geneva, the Fondation Gandur pour l’art and Unidroit are organising an online event on the question of “What prospects for orphan works?“. This international conference will reflect on cultural goods without provenance.  The final program will be shortly available but you can... View Article

When museums go online

Tuesday November 24th, 2020

Jointly organized by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the University of Geneva’s Art Law Centre, this international conference will focus on the digitization of museum collections. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digitization movement that has been carried out for several years within museums and which aims, among other things, to meet museums’ objectives of research, conservation, continuation... View Article


29 January 2021
1pm – 5.30pm CET

Innovation and change in a Responsible Art Market

We are delighted to invite you to the upcoming annual conference of the Responsible Art Market (RAM) Initiative  on Friday, 29 January 2021, 1pm – 5.30pm CET: Innovation and change in a Responsible Art Market For our fifth annual conference, which will be an online event, we will look at the “new normal” resulting from the impact of... View Article

10 and 17 November 2020

Money Laundering, Sanctions and Corporate Transparency: Risks and Solutions for the U.S. Art Market in 2020 and Beyond

The Responsible Art Market New York Regional Committee is organising its second event as a two-part webinar series on legal and regulatory issues faced by the U.S. art market. The two panels will discuss recent developments, highlight relevant updates to last year’s in-person conference at Columbia Law School and present new thinking on how to... View Article

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