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Collecting 101: Practical Guide to Starting your Collection

Collecting 101: Practical Guide to Starting your Collection

Thursday, March 30  |  6-8pm  |  Free with Admission to NUMU

Workshop held @ Whitney Modern Fine Art Gallery
(24 N. Santa Cruz, 2nd Floor)

Space is limited, please purchase your ticket in advance via Paypal (below). NUMU members ONLY are asked to RSVP to You will not be issued a ticket, your name will be on a list at the door of the event. 

March 30 | Collecting 101 | Getting your Collection Started

Have you ever thought about starting a collection, and wondered where to begin? Join museum professionals and gallerists as we discuss the basics of obtaining and caring for your burgeoning collection. This workshop will also include some of the practical basics and best practices for caring for and displaying your collection. Workshop leaders will include gallerists and professional framers.

NUMU And the Whitney Modern gallery present a series of workshops on collecting art, inspired by our current exhibition, A Call to Collect, which features works from the collections of three Los Gatos residents. Learn the basics of collecting art from experts across the museum, gallery, and conservation fields. Each workshop will be structured as an interactive seminar, providing participants the opportunity to ask experts both practical and theoretical questions about collecting art. 

Resource sheet with vendor contacts and tips on framing, lighting and installation will be provided at this workshop. Online sources will be provided at each workshop, offering relevant and useful information to all participants.

Later Event: March 30
Indigo Dye Night Workshop