Exhibitions & Collections FAQ

Exhibitions

Exhibition proposals are reviewed on an on-going basis by the Everhart Museum’s Curatorial Department. Use the Exhibition Proposal Form to have your proposal considered. If you include work samples, slides, CDs, or other materials, please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope if you would like your materials returned. Please do not send originals as the Everhart Museum accepts no responsibility for materials lost or damaged. Please note that the Museum receives many exhibition proposals each year so we would encourage you to contact a number of venues. For additional information or should you have difficulty downloading the Exhibit Proposal Form, please contact the Curatorial Department.


Valuation

The Museum does not provide valuations for work. We recommend that you obtain contact reputable sources such as the American Society of Appraisers, Appraisers Association of America, International Society of Appraisers, or major auction house.


Conservation

The museum does not conserve artworks and recommends that you always use reputable, skilled, and accredited conservators. The American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIP) is a national organization which registers conservation professionals. The organization provides a free guide to services on its website (aic.standford.edu). The Regional Alliance for Preservation (RAP) is composed of regional conservation and preservation centers and will offer advice and referrals (rap-arcc.org).


Donation of Works

The Museum does occasionally accept donated works for accession into the permanent collection. Please contact the Curatorial Department if you have any queries or wish to donate work.


Sale of Works

The Museum is a not-for-profit institution that does not sell works.


Reproduction Requests

Anyone wishing to use the text, images, or content from this website or the Museum collection must obtain prior written approval. Permission is granted on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Everhart Museum. A usage fee may be charged depending on the nature of the proposed use. All text and images published on this website are for personal and/or educational use only. Any commercial use or publication is strictly prohibited.

For information concerning images for publishing and/or commercial use, contact: Curatorial Department, Re: Image Rights and Reproductions, Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton, PA 18510-2390, or Fax 570-346-0652. All requests must be in writing.


Research

The Everhart Museum is dedicated to providing access to its collections and archives for research. If you would like to view work from the collection that is not on display or to review material from our archives, please contact the Curatorial Department to discuss your request.