Just a quick clarification on the Denver Art's Museum's policy on art appraisals:
The Denver Art Museum does not recommend specific appraisers to potential donors nor do we require that donors present us with a copy of the appraisal. As another respondent to this forum has advised we follow the IRS guidelines which say that if the value of the donation exceeds $5,000 and the donor chooses to take a tax write off then it is their responsibility to obtain a formal appraisal-but they are not required to submit that appraisal to our museum. Sorry for any confusion.
Nancy Blomberg Chief Curator
Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Native Arts 720-913-0161 NBlomberg@denverartmuseum.org Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway Denver, CO 80204 Visit www.denverartmuseum.org and subscribe to our e-newsletter. The Denver Art Museum salutes the citizens of metro Denver for helping fund arts, culture and science through their support of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).
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