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I found a painting in my grandmother’s house. Is it real? What’s it worth?The Museum does not perform identifications, authentications, or valuations. The Museum cannot endorse specific appraisers. You can find a certified appraiser at Appraisers.org. An auction resource like Christie’s or Sotheby’s or even an online auction site like eBay or Artprice can help you learn more about the value of your object.Where can I learn more about a specific artist or type of art?You can research artists and art in many different ways. Start your search online at a site like Artcyclopedia or AskArt. You should also search your local library – Reference Librarians are great at getting hard-to-find information, so be sure to ask! The Jundt Art Museum has a fairly extensive library and file collection about art and artists. You may make an appointment to use the Print Study Room by calling 509-313-6611I am an artist. Would the Jundt Art Museum consider me for a solo exhibition?Artists may send exhibition announcements of their work. We’ll happily review these announcements and, in some cases, may attend the show. Artists may mail exhibition histories and a disk of images to:
Jundt Art Museum
502 E Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258
It is very rare that we will consider unsolicited material for future exhibitions, but that should not discourage you from sending your images. However, we will not respond to unsolicited material, and we will not mail your materials back to you.
How do I donate an artwork to the Museum?We appreciate your consideration and are happy to review the object to determine if the artwork fits our collecting mission and policies. Please mail a photograph and a letter about the object to:
Jundt Art Museum
502 E Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258
Please do not bring the work of art to the Museum unless you have made an appointment with the Director/Curator.
Does the Museum buy art?The Museum rarely considers art for purchase within its collecting mission and policies. Please send a photograph with a letter about the object including information about how the piece was acquired and the terms of your sale. Please do not bring the work of art to the Museum unless you have made an appointment with the Director/Curator.May I talk to a curator?Jundt has a very small staff and is often heavily scheduled, so an appointment is absolutely necessary. When making an appointment, please state the reason for your visit. In most cases, questions can be answered through your independent research.I have an artwork that needs to be cleaned. Who should I call?The Museum cannot endorse specific conservators. Information on selecting a conservator is available at the American Institute for Conservation.I need to move a large painting or sculpture. How do I do it?The Museum cannot endorse specific art handling and shipping companies. There are a limited number of companies that specialize in fine art handling and shipping locally and nationwide. You can try USART or Atelier4.I need to have a work of art framed. Can you recommend someone?The Museum cannot endorse specific framing companies. Matting and framing is done by many companies in our area. Some practice the most current conservation methods available. It is up to you to request the level of care you want. The American Institute for Conservation can tell you what kinds of questions to ask. Visit http://aic.stanford.edu/library/online/brochures/matt.html for more information.Is it possible to rent the Museum for an event?The museum does allow some outside events. All events must adhere to strict policies intended to preserve the artwork, fixtures, and facility. No events will be considered without at least six-weeks advance notice. No events will be allowed on Fridays. Please contact the Program Coordinator (509-313-6611) or visit Museum Rental for more information.Can you give me advice on lighting?The museum follows the lighting standards described at The Getty Conservation Institute.



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