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The Accidental Collector: Key Tips for Owning Art and Antiques

Nancy E. Dempze, Gioia Perugini, Joan Garrity Flynn, Charles Fayerweather


Hemenway & Barnes hosted an evening roundtable discussion addressing the issues involved with owning and collecting art. The speakers were Nancy Dempze, Gioia Perugini, Joan Garrity Flynn and Charles Fayerweather, and Karen Keane, CEO of Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers. The panel reviewed appraisals, inventory, “what’s hot” in collecting, insurance and protecting your investment, how to keep the kids from fighting over the collection, plus tax and donation issues.

To read the event handout summarizing the topics covered, click here.


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