Our purpose is to promote art collecting by celebrating active collectors,
providing new ideas and insights, and encouraging those new to the
We're planning many avenues to actualize this purpose; our current
focus is to illuminate real-life stories and perspectives. As such,
we've established a forum where collectors, both new and established,
can provide ideas and inspiration for one another.
While these conversations are just a startŚwe envision publications,
in-person salons, and certainly a much-expanded web siteŚmore important
and more immediate benefits spring from building community around
a common passion.
Help us test the notion that a populace that invests time and money
in art becomes wiser and richer!
||How it works
Conversations on Collecting works like an email newsletter
where the subscribers drive its content. Each issue includes a question
or proposition for the next month's discussion. That could mean reacting
to a quotation, answering a questions, or telling a story or personal
Subscribers may then reply with their submissions, which the moderators
combine and edit into a single concise and coherent document that
is mailed to back to the list. The newsletter includes the next month's
topic and the cycle repeats.
Participants are requested to register
for the service but that is the only commitment required. Subscribers
may contribute as actively as they desire or they may just read the
comments of others. The service is completely free of charge and will
always remain so.