The Cultural Policy Research Institute is dedicated to advancing public education and understanding of issues of cultural property.
Arthur Houghton in The Art Newspaper Antiquities Question Far From Settled
NY Times 07-15-2012 The Curse of the Outcast Artifact
The Future of the Past - Collecting Ancient Art in the 21st Century
March 18, 2012
CPRI's Arthur Houghton and Kate Fitz Gibbon joined a panel of distinguished experts for an important public program at The Asia Society in New York. A standing-room only audience heard distinguished panel of experts from the arts world take on controversial issues facing today’s museums and the collectors that support them.
Chasing Aphrodite at The National Press Club
January 24, 2012
Authors Jason Felch and Ralph Frammolino, CPRI President Arthur Houghton and Walters Art Gallery Director Gary Vikan discuss Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World’s Richest Museum.
Ruth K. Franklin Symposium on the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
Heritage and African Art: Negotiating the Rise of Ethical and Legal Collecting
January 21, 2012
John Henry Merryman, CPRI's Kate Fitz Gibbon, Derek Fincham, George Okello Abungu, and Sylvester Okwunodo Ogbechie discuss cultural heritage in Africa.
CPRI researches legal, administrative, political and ethical issues concerning acquisition, display, conservation and publication of cultural artifacts by museums and private individuals in the United States.
We support preservation and accessibility for art and artifacts and the protection of archaeological sites everywhere.
Our goals are to:
Our members include distinguished legal specialists, museum professionals, academics, collectors, and members of the public.
We are headquartered in Santa Fe, NM.
The Institute gratefully receives financial support from individuals, foundations and organizations.
Cultural Policy Research Institute
215 W. San Francisco St. Suite 202C
Santa Fe, NM 87501