Protecting the collection when the museum or gallery is shut down

When art museums and galleries shut their doors for an indefinite period, many common risks are amplified or altered, and the existing protection schemes may need to be adjusted.

In this article, Jennifer Schipf, AXA XL’s Global Practice Leader-Art, outlines some of the ways museums and galleries can protect their collections during this period.

Topics covered:
• Protecting art and/or artifacts.
• Reviewing threat assessments.
• Guidance concerning physical security.
• Other locations and transit risks.