Freda took part in a Collections Management Workshop and Training Day at Västerbottens Museum, Umea (Northern Sweden) on 23 March 2015. According to the feedback, clients were so engaged that they didn’t want to leave at the end of the day!
The House of Commons has selected Adam Dant as the nation’s official Election artist, commissioned by the Speaker’s Advisory Committee on works of Art to document the processes and outcomes of the 2015 General Election.
Adam Dant was selected from a list of artists proposed by Matassa Toffolo Ltd.
Read more here.
This is the fourth General Election to be recorded by an official Election Artist.
An article Matassa Toffolo: Protecting your art investment has just been published on Private Art Investor.
We feature in the April edition of the annual Spanish journal Colleccionar Arte Contemporaneo, published by Tendencias del Arte. Along with top international collectors, gallerists, art specialists and consultants, we discuss our work and current trends in contemporary art.
On 12 December Julia taught three out of the four sessions in a day long course at the Whitechapel Gallery in London, How to Manage a Collection. Further details can be found here and below:
In the 10 December issue of Country Life John Goodall (the magazine’s Architectural Editor) writes about Lancaster House in London and features Julia’s recreation of the original magnificent 19th century hang in the Picture Gallery.
In November Freda gave a presentation on Managing Risk for Art Collections for an Art and Heritage Seminar organised by Ecclesiastical Insurance Ltd at Society of Antiquaries of London.
Image: with thanks to Ecclesiastical Insurance
Julia’s ‘Print Hall’ display at the UK Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, DC, got a mention in the October edition of House & Garden Magazine (page 122). Julia gave her top tips for hanging pictures in the magazine’s online edition here.
In June Freda and Julia celebrated the launch of Freda’s new book Organizing Exhibitions: A Handbook for Museums, Libraries and Archives at Purdy Hicks Gallery, London. We’re very grateful to Purdy Hicks for the use of their gallery for the event.
More about the book here.