Art Business Forum: The Rise of the Private Museum

July 25, 2017
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

2 Park Avenue

New York City

The Art Newspaper and Herrick's Art Law Group presented the first panel of our 2017 Art Business Forum series. A distinguished group of panelists discussed the rise of private museums in the US and abroad, tackling their history, the public interest and philanthropic philosophies behind these initiatives and the legal and tax related intricacies of opening a private institution.

Moderated by: Helen Stoilas, Editor, Americas, The Art Newspaper


  • Jorrit Britschgi, Director of Exhibitions, Collections and Research, Rubin Museum of Art
  • Klaus Ottman, Deputy Director for Curatorial and Academic Affairs, The Phillips Collection
  • Ysabel Pinyol, Curatorial Director, Mana Contemporary