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The Institute for Artists’ Estates


05-07 June 2018

The Berlin Workshop is a 3-day seminar for artists, designed to familiarise artists and their relatives with the topic of posthumous caretaking and the set up of a legacy tool.

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British swiss chamber of commerce


1 January 2018

Loretta Würtenberger of the Institute for Artist’s Estates will give a lecture about the status and perspective of artist’s estates and ways to manage them in the 21st century.

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The Institute for Artists’ Estates


9-12 October 2017

The London Workshop is a 4-day seminar for artists’ estates and artist-endowed foundations, designed to help all those entrusted with an artist’s legacy to learn more about preserving, promoting and enhancing it.

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Universität der Künste

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22-24 June 2017
Art I work I estate. shape. care. preserve – Three-day training at UdK Berlin Career College primarily aimed at visual artists as well as collectors or their heirs with outstanding experts in the field.
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Flanders Arts Institute


19-20th April 2017

NICC, Flanders Arts Institute / Kunstenpunt, Estate Philippe Vandenberg and Art Brussels, in collaboration with Ghent University and BOZAR, organise an international conference on artists’ estates, followed by a workshop.

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Sotheby’s Institute of Art London


16-17 March

Managing Artists’ Estates – The 2-day course provides practical information and knowledge about management of artists’ estates. Sessions address important areas such as provenance and title in works of art, legal challenges in ownership and intellectual property rights.

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DACS Foundation


16 March 2017

The DACS Foundation invites you to a reading of The Artist’s Estate: A Handbook for Artists, Executors, and Heirs with Dr Loretta Würtenberger, followed by a talk with Melanie Gerlis.

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American Photography Archives Group


11-12 March 2017

3rd Annual APAG Seminar: A two day event with 3 panels each day featuring experts in the photography field such as archivists, photographers, curators, critics, attorneys and others who share information about their field.

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University of Zurich


18 February 2017

Executive Master in Art Market Studies: Course – Artist’s Estate Management / by Dr. Loretta Würtenberger

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