Office of Curatorial Services2019-01-29T09:13:35-04:00
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OFFICE OF CURATORIAL SERVICES

The State of New Hampshire owns many objects important to our history, including portraits, paintings, sculptures and other works of art. The Office of Curatorial Services is part of the DNCR and is charged with the identification, evaluation, protection and interpretation of objects of historical significance, as outlined in RSA 227-C:1.

You can view some of this important collection by taking a virtual tour of the New Hampshire State House.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Art Collections:

Looking for a conservator? Try the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works’ search tool:
http://www.conservation-us.org/membership/find-a-conservator#.W5gdgNKWxMu

Want to figure out how much your object is worth? This site has lots of helpful information, including pricing resources and appraiser information:
http://americanart.si.edu/research/tools/art/worth/

This Smithsonian site has a vast amount of information on object care for furniture, objects, paintings, paper-based materials, and textiles, as well as information on appraisals and pest management:
http://www.si.edu/mci/english/learn_more/taking_care/index.html

To find out more about your objects, including artist information and value, this site maps out the steps you can take to research your art:
http://americanart.si.edu/research/tools/art/