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International Symposium on Corporate Collections and Museums.
Synergies and new Perspectives on Collaboration. 25.11.2016

In 2016 the International Association of Corporate Collections of Contemporary Art (IACCCA) celebrated its tenth anniversary as a non-profit association of professional corporate curators. As an active network of corporate curators, IACCCA wished to mark its first decade of sharing best practices by holding an international symposium on the synergies and new perspectives regarding the collaboration between public, corporate and private collections, and between public and private museums.

The aim of the symposium was to discuss developments and challenges in the collaboration between art collections in the public and private sector. At a time when public-private partnerships appear to be increasingly frequent and necessary for public organisations, we wished to encourage debate on the meaning and scope of artistic patronage by corporate collections and to discuss the special, at times competitive, relationship these enjoy with public museums.


Congregating art world professionals, from museum directors, curators and corporate executive officers to arts managers, academics and artists, the symposium posed an opportunity to heighten awareness of public and corporate engagement with art and cultural and social programmes, but it also provided an occasion to develop new ways of thinking and improving collaboration between corporate and public art collections.


Programme of the symposium, content and speakers

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The symposium is part of Amsterdam Art Weekend 2016

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Conferences
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
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Loa Haagen Pictet, Curator of Pictet Collection, Geneva / Chair of IACCCA
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Beatrix Ruf, Director of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Alexander Strengers, Chaiman of the Art Committee, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam / IACCCA Board Member
Frank Elderson, Member of the Governing Board, De Nederlansche Bank, Amsterdam
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Iwona Blazwick, Director of Whitechapel Gallery, London
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Sophie Lauwers, Exhibition Director, BOZAR, Brussels
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Jane Morris, Moderator / Editor-at-large, The Art Newspaper
Sophie Lauwers, Exhibition Director, BOZAR, Brussels
María de Corral, Director of Colección Asociación Arte Contemporáneo at Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid / Member of Scientific Committee of Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid / Patron Member of Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
Frank Elderson, Member of the Governing Board, De Nederlansche Bank, Amsterdam
Iwona Blazwick, Director of Whitechapel Gallery, London
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Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
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Sanne ten Brink, Head curator ING Collection, Amsterdam / Chair of VBCN
(Dutch Association of Corporate Art Collections)
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Hendrik Driessen, Director of De Pont Museum, Tilburg
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Jane Morris, Moderator / Editor-at-large, The Art Newspaper
Ioanna Vryzaki, Director of D.Daskalopoulos Collection, Athens
Sanne ten Brink, Head curator ING Collection, Amsterdam / Chair of VBCN
(Dutch Association of Corporate Art Collections)
Arnold Witte, Director in studies of art history, Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut, Rome /
Associate Professor in Cultural Policy at the University of Amsterdam
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Grazia Quaroni, Director of Collections, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
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Nimfa Bisbe, Director of the Contemporary Collection Fundación « La Caixa », Barcelona / IACCCA Board Member
Grazia Quaroni, Director of Collections, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
Jane Morris, Moderator / Editor-at-large, The Art Newspaper
Ioanna Vryzaki, Director of D.Daskalopoulos Collection, Athens
Hendrik Driessen, Director of De Pont Museum, Tilburg
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