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The Art Fund Association (“Art FA”) maintains this Website (the "Website") for your personal information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse the Website. You may download material displayed on the Website for non-commercial, personal use only provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. Except as otherwise provided on the Website, you may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the content of the Website for public or commercial purposes, including the text and images, without Art FA’s written permission.

Your access to and use of the Website, and to the extent you become a member of Art FA, your membership, is also subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the Website and/or joining the membership of Art FA, you accept, without limitation or qualification, all of the following:

  1. You should assume that everything you see or read on the Website is copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as provided in these Terms and Conditions or in the text on the Website without the written permission of Art FA. Art FA neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Website will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Art FA.
  2. While Art FA uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information on the Website, Art FA makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. Art FA assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Website.
  3. Your use of and browsing in the Website are at your risk. Neither Art FA nor any party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Website is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Website. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Website is provided to you "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Art FA also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Website or your downloading of any materials, data text, images, video, or audio from the Website.
  4. You may not create a link to any part of this Website without the prior written consent of Art FA.
  5. You agree not to send unsolicited e-mails for purposes of advertising, marketing, sales or promotions to the e-mail addresses provided on this Website.
  6. You agree that Art FA may collect and process the following data about you: (i) information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website, including information provided at the time of applying for membership or requesting information or services, (ii) if you contact Art FA, we will keep a record of that correspondence or other communication, (iii) details of any materials and information you access on the Website, and (iv) specifics regarding your visits to the Website.
  7. Any communication or material you transmit to the Website by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by Art FA or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, Art FA is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Website for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.
  8. Images of people, artworks or places displayed on the Website are either the property of, or used with permission by, Art FA. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions, or specific permission provided elsewhere on the Website. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
  9. The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") displayed on the Website are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Art FA and others. Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Website without the written permission of Art FA or such third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the Website. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the Website, or any other content on the Website, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that Art FA will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.
  10. Art FA has not reviewed all of the Websites linked to this Website and is not responsible for the content of any off-Website pages or any other Websites linked to this Website. Art FA is not responsible for the privacy practices of other Websites. Linking to any other off-Website pages or other Websites is at your own risk.
  11. Although Art FA may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like on the Website or on social media websites on which Art FA has a presence, Art FA is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the Website or any social media website. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Art FA will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Art FA to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.
  12. Art FA affords certain persons the right to register for membership, in its sole discretion. Any such registration is subject to the review and approval of Art FA, and Art FA reserves the right to reject or terminate any such registration of membership in its sole discretion. For the avoidance of doubt, Art FA does not discriminate in the approval or maintenance of any membership on the basis of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, age, creed or sexual orientation.
  13. A person becoming a member of Art FA does not imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of such person or its underlying business, products or services by Art FA. Moreover, Art FA does not perform any due diligence or other investigation regarding any person wishing to join Art FA as a member that any user of this Web site, recipient of Art FA’s publications or attendee at any of Art FA’s events, courses or conferences can and should rely upon in making a decision to enter into any transaction or interact with such person. Users of this Web site represent and warrant that they will make their own investigation as to the suitability, reliability and desirability of any Art FA member for purposes of any discussions, negotiations or interactions of any kind with an Art FA member.
  14. In connection with a proposed membership in Art FA, a prospective member (and his or her firm, if such individual represents a firm) will be required to provide (both at the time of application for membership and on an ongoing basis) certain information as to his or her identity, purpose for seeking membership, and certain attributes relating to his or her financial standing and creditworthiness, including, but not limited to, representations aimed at establishing that such proposed member satisfies the definition of an “accredited investor”, “qualified purchaser” or “qualified client” under U.S. federal and state securities laws, as applicable.  Persons joining Art FA as members must promptly notify Art FA if there is any change in with respect to any of the information provided by such persons to Art FA, and Art FA members should consult with their own legal advisors if they believe that their status as any of the aforesaid investor qualifications have changed.
  15. Art FA operates this Web site from a place of business located in New York, New York, United States of America.  Art FA does not represent or warrant in any way that the content of this Web site or the products and services offered by Art FA to the general public or its members are appropriate or permissible for use in other jurisdictions.  Users of this Web site located in jurisdictions where the viewing or use thereof is illegal are prohibited from both utilizing this Web site or the products and services of Art FA and joining the membership of Art FA.  It is the responsibility of a user of this Website to comply with the laws of its particular jurisdiction when accessing and using this Website or in participating in the activities of Art FA.
  16. Art FA may at any time and without notice revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms and Conditions to which you are bound.

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Events & Training

Past Events

Silent Auction Fundraiser to Benefit the Childhood Cancer Society
October 29th, 2013
@ De Buck Gallery
New York City
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Panel Discussion, "Art & Passion Funds: The New Frontier in Alternative Investments"
Association for Corporate Growth
April 11th, 2013
New York City
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Champagne Reception
Art Basel Miami Beach
December 7th, 2012
5:30pm to 8pm
@ The Murano Grande
South Beach, Miami, FL

Panel Discussion, "Art Funds? Is Now The Time?"
March 4th, 2011
@ The Armory Show
New York City
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Art Funds Give Back
"Masks Around the World"

October 25th, 2010
@ St. Stephen of Hungary School
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