Packing and Shipping Artworks
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Leah Cox, Exhibition Coordinator, and Jenn Nicoll, Collections Manager/Exhibition Coordinator, share best practices and tips for packing and shipping artwork. They discuss all the materials used at the Agnes to wrap and secure invaluable artworks from our permanent collection. Learn which materials are best and which to avoid altogether. They provide suggestions to help you choose the best shipping methods for your art.
Leah Cox is a Kingston-based museum professional. After graduating from Ryerson with a BAH in Arts and Contemporary Studies (History) she pursued a post graduate certificate in Museum Management and Curatorship from Fleming College (2012) which led to work at various cultural institutions including the Toronto International Film Festival and CBC Toronto’s Libraries and Archives. In her current role as Exhibition Coordinator for the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Cox tackles everything from large scale nationally touring exhibitions (Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges) to the safe installation of collection-based shows at the Agnes (Nocturne).
Jennifer Nicoll has been the Collections Manager/Exhibition Coordinator at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre since 2007, overseeing care of the permanent collection including shipping, housing and ensuring safe packing of artworks. She has worked previously as the Education Officer at the Woodstock Museum NHS in Woodstock Ontario and completed a Mellon fellowship in the Conservation laboratory at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne Vermont. Jennifer obtained a BAH in Classical Studies at Queen’s University and a diploma in Collections Conservation and Management from Fleming College.