About Christie’s Museum Services

Edward Hopper, East Wind Over Weehawken
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Edward Hopper, East Wind Over Weehawken
Estimate: USD22,000,000 - 28,000,000
Price realized: USD40,485,000
December 2013, New York
© Heirs of Josephine N. Hopper, licensed by
the Whitney Museum of American Art

Since the founding of the company in 1766, Christie’s has had the honour to work with the world’s greatest museums, both large and small. Institutions from around the world rely on Christie’s experience and expertise in handling all aspects of the auction process. Committed to the growth and success of museum collections, our Museum Services team works closely with an international team of specialists in over 80 fields to provide variety of customised services, including:


For single objects or large collections, we provide a range of appraisals, including Insurance appraisals for outgoing loans, Charitable Donation appraisals, and Indemnification appraisals.


We facilitate the process from start to finish, including introductions to our experts, assistance in setting up bidding, arranging special payment terms, and shipping assistance.


Our services include providing Auction Estimates and Sale Proposals tailored to your specific needs and concerns. We also work with institutions on private sales independent of the auction timeline.

Special events

We offer our specialists for participation in lectures and symposia, co-ordinate social and educational events for your patrons in Christie’s international galleries, and also provide benefit auctioneers for your fundraising initiatives.

Please see our brochure for further information on Christie's Museum Services and contact our team of experts to discuss opportunities for your institution.

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