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Art, Cultural Heritage & Law: Organizations

A guide to help researchers begin finding primary and secondary resources on Art Law.

Art & Law Organizations

Center for Art Law

The Institute of Art & Law

Law Investigation & Enforcement Organizations

U.S. Dep't. of Homeland Security, Cultural Property, Art & Antiquities (CPAA) Investigations

U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Art Crime

  • States that the FBI's Art Crime Team:
    • "Address[es] art and cultural property crime cases in assigned geographic regions."
    • "Assist[s] in art-related investigations worldwide in cooperation with foreign law enforcement officials and FBI legal attaché offices."  
  • Maintains the National Stolen Art File, which the FBI describes as "an online database of stolen art and cultural property."
  • Provides Art Crime News + descriptions of FBI Top Ten Art Crimes here.

International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), Cultural Heritage Crime