Shipping Essentials: A Registrar’s Inside Guide for Shipping and More

January 24, 2020 @ 9:30am - 5:00pm, The Broad, Los Angeles, CA

Join your colleagues in learning how to ship art and artifacts domestically and internationally from start to finish. Speakers will cover timelines, internal museum policies, trucking vs. air freight, crate requirements, customs issues, standard courier requirements, and more. This workshop is geared towards emerging museum professionals who are unfamiliar with the shipping process, as well as those mid-career Registrars who’d like to bone up on the process, become more efficient, or gain an inside track on how best to communicate with shippers.

Speakers Included:

Naomi Abe, Registrar for the Getty Villa
Naomi currently holds the position as the Registrar for the Villa at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Prior to joining the Getty, Naomi was a project coordinator at the shipping company Atelier 4 in Los Angeles, Associate Registrar at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and Assistant Registrar and then Collections Manager at the Autry Museum in Los Angeles. She has worked on various aspects of managing art, including exhibitions, loans, collections management and packing and shipping.

Jacqueline Cabrera, Independent/Contract Registrar
Jacqueline currently is Principal at Cabrera + Art + Management, Los Angeles. Prior to becoming an independent/contract registrar, she was at the J. Paul Getty Museum as Associate Registrar for the Villa and Exhibitions for 20 years. Prior to joining the Getty, she was Registrar at the Long Beach Museum of Art and Assistant to the Modern and Impressionist specialist at Sotheby’s Auction House. In addition to having experience in shipping and exhibitions (including traveling exhibitions), she also manages collections of various mediums. Jacqueline was co-founder and former President of ARCS (Association of Registrars and Collection Specialists) and former Chair of the RCWR.

Amanda Shumante, Contract Registrar
Amanda moved to Los Angeles from Virginia in the winter of 2007. Her first job was part studio, part personal, assistant for an artist in Santa Monica. Since then Amanda has worked for various foundations, studios, crate shops and freight forwarders in LA. The bulk of her experience is with Dietl International, where she spent 8 years as the West Coast Museum Exhibitions Manager. Currently Amanda is working as a contract registrar for few clients in LA.