The Morris Museum cannot recommend appraisers or conservators. Morris Museum staff does not appraise or conserve art, but we can suggest the following resources:


American Society of Appraisers: www.appraisers.org
International Society of Appraisers: www.isa-appraisers.org
Art-Care is an online resource providing a comprehensive array of Service Providers: conservators/restorers, appraisers, insurance companies, art shippers, specialized attorneys, archival framers, gilders, conservation supplies, art stores and others who serve private individuals and public institutions. http://www.art-care.com

Donations/Gifts to the Museum:

If you are interested in donating art, clothing/costume, textile, or other historical or science artifacts, please email [email protected] Please include a title, description, date, maker information, provenance, materials, etc., and a photo (jpeg, less than 1 MB) of each object. The Collections Committee will review your items and respond to inquiry.

Morris Museum Photography Policy:

Visitors and Noncommercial Photography

  • Visitors to the Museum’s permanent collection galleries are welcome to take photographs or video for personal, noncommercial use, except in specific exhibits where photography is not permitted or when Museum personnel deem photography disruptive.
  • Photography is not permitted in special exhibitions and may be restricted for loaned works of art, as indicated by a “No Camera” symbol on the gallery wall.
  • Tripods, monopods, and flash lighting are prohibited at all times.
  • Photography is permitted for private, noncommercial use only. Photographs may not be published, sold, reproduced, distributed, or otherwise commercially exploited in any manner.
  • Flickr, Facebook, or other social media sites: The Morris Museum encourages you to share the images from your visit, as long as they are not available for someone to purchase or are being used to market a business in any way.
  • Photographs, film, or videotape may not be taken of individuals without their express permission or, in the case of minors, without the express written permission of parents or legal guardians.
  • The Museum reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to withhold and/or withdraw permission to photograph on its premises or to reproduce photographs of objects in its collection.
  • While on Morris Museum property, visitors may be photographed by Museum photographers, and these images may be used for the purpose of promoting the Morris Museum.

Commercial Photography Policy

  • Professional photographers must arrange prior approval for all editorial and commercial photography, filming, or videotaping at the Morris Museum. Commercial photographs must clearly attribute Morris Museum as the location. Morris Museum reserves the right to determine whether the content of photography, filming, or videotaping is objectionable and prohibited.

Media Photography Policy

  • Members of the media may photograph or film within designated areas of the Morris Museum for the purpose of news coverage. All members of the media must make arrangements with the the Manager at Marketing and Public Relations prior to their arrival.
  • Members of the press will not be admitted without an appointment.

Bickford Theatre

  • There is no photography, sound, or video recording of any kind permitted at any of the Bickford Theatre productions or screenings.
  • Licensing or contractual agreements with Actors Equity, Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, United Scenic Artists and the Dramatists Guild restrict any and all types of photography or recording of performances at the Bickford Theatre.
  • Visiting performing artists may on occasion allow photographs after a performance at their discretion.