Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Roundtable on the Reform of US Cultural Property Policy, Law and the Public Interest

The Committee for Cultural Policy is hosting a roundtable to address practical steps to resolve serious issues in current cultural policy affecting the public interest: conflicting laws create uncertainty for museums and private collectors, secrecy and failure to abide by Congressional mandate in government agencies, and the prospect of hundreds of thousands of art objects in circulation without clear title on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 12 p.m. at the National Press Club, Washington, DC 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C. 

  • Moderator: Timothy Rub, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia Musuem of Art and President of the Association of Art Museum Directors
  • Timothy Potts, Director, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California 
  • Matthew Polk, art collector and founder of Polk Audio 
  • Kate FitzGibbon, Esq., FitzGibbon Law, Santa Fe, New Mexico 
  • Michael McCullough, Esq., Michael McCullough LLC, Washington, DC
  • Andrew Adler, Esq. Associate, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Miami, Florida
Where: Conference Room, National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045 

When: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

RSVP: Registration is required to attend. 

Museum and legal specialists will discuss how best to preserve heritage worldwide while enabling the movement of art between nations and cultures and honoring museums’ commitments to research, publish, and exhibit the art of the world. The discussion will also include comments on A Proposal to Reform U.S. Law and Policy Relating to the Exchange of Cultural Property, by William G. Pearlstein, publication forthcoming in Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Volume 32, Issue 2 (2014). 

Have questions about Roundtable on the Reform of US Cultural Property Policy, Law and the Public Interest? Contact Committee for Cultural Property 

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