FINE ART TRANSPORTATIONCOURIER SERVICEFINE ART SHUTTLES
Artpack ensures the safe and proper handling of any size shipment to its final destination throughout North America.
When it comes to shipping fine arts and antiques, Artpack ensures the safe and proper handling of any size shipment to its final destination throughout North America.
Packages are shipped in climate-controlled, monitored and alarmed vehicles equipped with global tracking systems. Customized cargo interiors, lift gates and air ride suspension systems guarantee door-to-door delivery by certified drivers.
With a monthly shuttle from Detroit to New York that offers competitive rates staffed by our fine art handlers we also have the ability to provide a variety of customs services on the road. Signing up for our email calendar and notifications provides an added convenience to help clients schedule their shipment.
Experienced courier service is available for high value items and traveling exhibitions. Exclusive use shipments, last on/first off requests and transit insurance can be booked directly with our office upon request.
Our team is available to provide estimates and recommendations on transportation that is best for your particular project. To start the process, visit our Contact Page.
FINE ART SHIPPINGFINE ART PACKINGFINE ART CRATINGFREIGHT FORWARDING
From artwork as large and heavy as a freight car to work as fragile as a small Japanese Netsuke our goal is to provide excellent protection and safety in handling when it comes to packaging shipments.
Not only can Artpack facilitate shipment anywhere in North America, for those with international shipping needs, our company can coordinate shipping details with a network of qualified customs brokers enabling us to deliver packages anywhere in the world. With international shipping services Artpack coordinates all aspects of transit to include commercial documentation, TSA cargo screening requirements, insurance coverage, and bonds. We also partner with our associates to locate the best shipping package option to meet your schedule and budgetary constraints.
Artpack offers clients professional and creative solutions in packaging design and case fabrication for any object to meet exact specifications for local and multi-venue deliveries. Packaging options include museum quality exhibition cases, travel frames and custom interiors for multiple use and international shipments as well as single-use cases for one way travel. Our case designer and staff stay current with evolving technology and materials required by museum professionals.
Bonded on site packing professionals can soft-pack and remove materials to be consolidated for shipment to destinations cross-town or cross-country. We are dedicated to protecting your property and present solutions for transferring valuables, whether from an estate, an emergency insurance situation or a museum collection move.
Clients can contact our Fine Art Crates department to discuss their project needs so we can ensure we consistently provide high quality and cost effective results.
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FINE ART INSTALLATIONRIGGINGCOLLECTIONS DISPLAYEXHIBITION INSTALLATIONSCORPORATE INSTALLATIONS
The proper placement and installation of your art is as important as the safety considerations.
Our trained staff selects the appropriate hardware and equipment to handle any sized installation and can maneuver the complexity of a difficult site. Our partnership with design professionals allows us to implement creative solutions to any public or private installation.
Artpack’s installation services are available to museum exhibitions, traveling exhibitions, and art fairs and include working with the client to set up and break down a temporary site as required. We also provide assistance with display fabrication and design, rigging large scale artwork and outdoor sculpture as well as the placement of small scale objects in a residential environment that lend to showcasing an art object in an optimal and unique presentation style.
Artpack Inc. provides high quality design solutions such as pedestals, mounts, and display cases.
Equipped with a 4,000 sq. ft. design and fabrication department Artpack offers private and corporate collections and museums high quality design and display materials, from pedestals, display cases, vitrines, locking cabinets and floating wood, steel, acrylic and stone shelving. Our one-of-a-kind mounting devices and systems accommodate pieces from antique jewelry to Native American artifacts to large wall mounted sculptures.
For over 30 years Artpack has been providing restoration services for both private and public collections.
Artpack works closely with recognized restoration experts to provide qualified professionals to clean, repair and maintain our clients’ valuable art work. Whether a piece only needs minimal maintenance or a full repair, our staff documents the repair or restoration process to ensure preservation of the artwork’s value. The moment we receive your precious artwork we carefully inspect, photograph and prepare a condition report.
LONG AND SHORT TERM FINE ART STORAGE
We are dedicated to providing the safe storage of fine arts and antiques.
Our 30,000 square foot secure, monitored and climate-controlled fine arts facility can easily accommodate short or long-term storage and houses private vault space as well as shared storage to meet the needs of museum, corporate or private clients. Our 100% verified volumetric security system is equipped with integrated sensor monitoring, interior motion, audio intrusion, smoke and temperature detection, telephone and radio backup to safeguard inventory at our facility, guarantees clients’ valuables remain safe from the moment they enter our warehouse.
Loading of clients’ artwork into our facility is achieved from our ground level and raised dock access which allows Artpack professionals to accommodate entry of multiple items in a safe and secure manner. Additionally our 10 ton interior ceiling-mounted crane runs the full depth of our facility allowing us to safely handle even the largest of objects while in storage.
Once our clients’ pieces are received, our registrar creates a condition report and inventory file that can be expanded into a collections management program.
Throughout the storage process, a 2,500 square foot viewing area is made available for the convenience of our clients and open to appraisal services, estate planning, photo documentation and sales for private dealers. Insurance coverage is available for inventory while on site.
FINE ART COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT
Artpack’s collection management department utilizes a customized data program to provide clients with comprehensive documentation on a collection for insurance, appraisal and tracking purposes.
This process involves our registrar collecting necessary information and imagery and recording that data to safeguard and identify the value of a clients’ assets.
The care and maintenance of antiques, artifacts and outdoor sculptures is made simple with the help our experts. Preventative maintenance can eliminate expensive repairs that may be required if valuables are left unattended. Our maintenance department provides clients with a treatment schedule that will preserve the integrity of their fine art objects, antiques or furniture for future generations. Artpack also offers emergency response and insurance recovery services. Our emergency response team is only a phone call away to assist with the removal of artwork and inventory at risk and to minimize damage or loss. We work closely with recovery agents and insurance companies to remove valuables, assess and record damage and present solutions for pieces compromised by sudden climatic or environmental changes such as water, smoke, fire and mold.