News About TEA

As part of TEA’s long range plan, our board of directors have decided to list our building for sale. As the organization has become more focused and smaller we realized that we do not need the large space that we have and would be better served having a smaller home in the Hamilton area.  We [...]

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Recent Art Insurance Interview with Fine Art at About.com!

Our Executive Director, Donna Anderson, answers questions about art insurance for exhibits and museums. Follow the link below to take a look! http://fineart.about.com/od/Museums/fl/Q-and-A-with-Donna-Anderson-of-The-Exhibition-Alliance-on-Art-Insurance.htm

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New Sonja Henie Exhibit at the Lake Placid Olympic Museum

In December TEA installed a new exhibition at the Lake Placid Olympic Museum about Sonja Henie and her impact on 20th-century female figure skaters. We helped the museum to realize its new interpretive vision and enlivened the story with new graphics, artifact mounts, and exhibition cases, which feature remote controlled LED lighting. The budget for [...]

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Easels at TEA!

We all think about how we can make our collections accessible to our communities without compromising the safety of objects.  In college and university museums, collections are primarily teaching tools and whenever possible, it is empowering for faculty to include original objects in the classroom.  TEA has recently worked with the staff at Hamilton College’s [...]

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Let Us Help You: Achieving Your Exhibit Goals

Every day, we hear more news about governmental cutbacks and upcoming reductions in funding for education as well as the arts and humanities.  While these issues cause deep concern, we are also challenged to think creatively about how we can continue to connect with our audiences and share collections and ideas that will inspire, engage, [...]

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A New Way to Share Art

Entire collections of paintings have gone digital in the UK. To celebrate this new online collection, paintings will be projected on the side of landmark buildings, including Exeter Cathedral, Lincoln Castle and Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall. The entire news article can be found at the link below! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21372685

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Look at What’s New!

TEA’s board and staff have worked for over a year on our new website and we’re excited to share it with you at last! Please take a look at www.exhibitionalliance.org and explore the new features including: our new design portfolio; easy to access information about our location insurance program; news about TEA’s evolving programs; and [...]

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Helping museums

Through its history, TEA has helped museums protect their collections on exhibition, through travel, and in storage conditions.  One of our oldest programs is our location insurance program, which is especially helpful to small institutions when they borrow traveling exhibitions or organize short-term temporary projects. More recently, we have shared space in our fine art [...]

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Why are we a Non-profit?

Unlike for-profit design firms and consultants, The Exhibition Alliance exists solely to serve the museum field.  We are highly motivated to provide exceptional service at modest cost, maintaining the lowest possible margins on the services we provide for a fee, and providing as much free technical assistance as possible.  Our focus is on building the [...]

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What we do

For more than thirty years, The Exhibition Alliance has partnered with non-profit museums, historical societies and galleries in New York State, providing exhibition-related services to not only improve their exhibitions, protect their collections and serve their local communities, but also to strengthen bonds in the arts community and increase the connection between large and small organizations [...]

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