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

Les marbres du Parthénon : nouvelles circonstances et nouvelles solutions ?

Friday March 10th, 2023

The Geneva Art-Law Centre (ALC) is pleased to invite you to the conference by Professor Marc-André Renold on « Les marbres du Parthénon : nouvelles circonstances et nouvelles solutions ? »  jointly organized with the Swiss Committee for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles. This event will be held on Monday 20th March 2023 at 6.30 pm at Uni... View Article

Negotiating the Human: Justice, Ethics and Culture in Dealing with Human Remains

Wednesday September 7th, 2022

Human remains held by private or public entities (museums, universities, private collections, etc.) or retrieved from places of conflict raise numerous scientific, legal, ethical and social questions and call for special reflection. This is due to their specific status which differentiates them from other items of cultural heritage. The Art-Law Centre of the University of... View Article


16 May 2024
12:30pm - 1:30pm

Exclusive members event: Collection Jules Speelman

We are delighted to invite you to our next “exclusive members event“, which will be taking place on Thursday 16 May at 12:30 pm at Bonhams, Rue Etienne-Dumont 10, 1204 Genève We will be welcomed by Mrs Stéphanie Schleining, Head of Switzerland, and then we will have the privilege of a guided tour of the Speelmann collection, commented by... View Article

14 May 2024

Art in the public space and the law

Who is the owner of a work in the public space? What are the restrictions on use and reproduction? How can these works be preserved? What should you think about before commissioning a work in the public space? The Art Law Foundation (FDA) and the Fonds cantonal d’art contemporain (FCAC) have been working together on... View Article

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