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Appraiser & Conservators

The staff of The Dayton Art Institute is prohibited from providing appraisals of works of art for insurance or sales purposes. Below is a list of some local firms as well as national organizations that might be of service with appraisal and sale research. The inclusion of organizations and individuals on this list is not an endorsement by The Dayton Art Institute but is offered as a courtesy to those seeking information. You may also wish to consult a telephone or internet directory under "Art Galleries", "Art Dealers and Consultants", "Appraisers" and "Auctioneers".

The following membership organizations also list names and addresses of appraisers and dealers.

American Society of Appraisers
P.O. Box 17265
Washington, D.C. 20041
Phone: (800) 272-8258


Appraisers Association of America
386 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 889-5404, ext.11


The International Society of Appraisers
16040 Christensen Rd. #320
Seattle, WA 98188
Phone(206) 241-0359


National Institute of Appraisers
73450 Country Club Dr. #181
Palm Desert, CA 92260 
Phone: (800) 676-2148 


Auction Houses with Appraisers on Staff

Bonhams & Butterfields 
220 San Bruno Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 861-7500

20 Rockefeller Plaza 
New York, NY 10020 
Phone: (212) 636-2000


Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
6270 Este Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45232 
Phone: (513) 871-1670 

  Garth's Auctions, Inc.

2690 Stratford Road
PO Box 369
Delaware, Ohio 43015
Phone: (740) 362-4771


Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
|1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: (312) 280-1212


1334 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Phone: (541) 312-5682

900 S. Clinton St.
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: (312) 656-8855

Fine Art and Antique Conservators

American Institute for Conservation of
and Artistic Works
1156 15th Street NW Suite 320
Washington, DC 20005-1714
Phone: (202) 452-9545
(Referrals and information)


Intermuseum Conservation
Association (ICA)
2915 Detroit Ave. 
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: (216) 658-8700



Donations and Sales of Art to the Museum

The museum's collections, which range from antiquities to contemporary have grown primarily through generous donations of art. If you are interested in presenting artwork for consideration, please send a letter or email with your current contact information (phone and email). Standard letters may be addressed to Aimee Marcereau DeGalan, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, The Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio, 45405 — or submitted by email. To expedite your inquiry, please indicate the specifications of the work (artist name, title of work, date, medium and dimensions) and include an image for preview (this can be a snapshot). Please state whether the artwork is being offered as a possible donation or for purchase.

Artist & Exhibition Proposals

The Dayton Art Institute is committed to showing a wide range of art and cultures from antiquity to the present, but we are not accepting proposals at this time. Please check back periodically for future submission guidelines.

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