The Conservation Center and its staff are members of the following organizations and institutions:

  • American Institute for Conservation (AIC)
  • Association of Midwest Museums (AMM)
  • The Arts Club of Chicago
  • The Chicago Area Conservation Group (CACG)
  • The Chicago Art Dealers Association (CADA)
  • The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW)
  • The Chicago Network (TCN)
  • Heritage Preservation: The National Institute for Conservation
  • Midwest Regional Conservation Group (MRCG)
  • National New Deal Preservation Association (NNDPA)
  • The Property Loss Research Bureau (PLRB)
  • Western Association for Art Conservation (WAAC)
  • The Women's Business Development Center (WBDC)
  • Women's Business Enterprise (WBE Status)



The Conservation Center serves an array of clients, ranging from small private pieces to large corporate and museum collections.

The Conservation Center is proud to have cared for works by some of the world’s most respected artists, from the 12th to the 21st century. Including:

Max Ernst
Arthur Fellig (Weegee)
Howard Finster
Sam Francis
Helen Frankenthaler
Lucien Freud
Alberto Giacometti
Alexander Gorlizki
Adolph Gottlieb
Keith Haring
Robert Heinecken
Herman Gustave Herkomer
Philip Guston
David Hockney
Damien Hirst
Jim Hodges
Gerard Hoet
Kerry James Marshall   
Agnes Martin
Jasper Johns
Ellsworth Kelly
Franz Kline
Jeff Koons


Yaacov Agam
Milton Avery
Radcliffe Bailey
Leonard Baskin
Jean-Michel Basquiat
Max Beckmann
William Beckman        
Valerie Belin
Fernando Botero
Louise Bourgeois
David Buchanan Parrish
Alexander Calder
Sophie Calle
Eugene Carriere
Mary Cassatt
Nick Cave
Marc Chagall
William Merritt Chase
Joseph Cornell
Edgar Degas
Beauford Delaney
Richard Diebenkorn
Jim Dine
Albrecht Dürer

Fernand Léger
Sol LeWitt
Roy Lichtenstein
Richard Lindner
Brice Marden
Henri Matisse
Gordon Matta Clark
Michal Meron
Joan Miró
Joan Mitchell
Claude Monet
Robert Motherwell
Zanele Muholi
Pushpamala N.
Shirin Neshat
Louise Nevelson
Claes Oldenburg
Catherine Opie   
Francis Picabia
Pablo Picasso
Jackson Pollock
Christina Ramberg
Robert Rauschenberg
Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Gerhard Richter
Norman Rockwell
Larry Rivers
Auguste Rodin
James Rosenquist
Matt Saunders
John Singer Sargent
Tony Smith
Raphael Soyer
Edward Steichen
Alfred Stieglitz
William Strang
Yves Tanguy
Tony Tasset
Wayne Thiebaud
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Cy Twombly
Rembrandt van Rijn
Gerard van Soest
Andy Warhol
Tom Wesselmann
Grant Wood
Christopher Wool
Andrew Wyeth


Some of The Conservation Center's prestigious clients include:


private clients

Marilynn Alsdorf
Norman Bobins
John Bryan
Paula Crown
Mary Cullen
Janus Donnelley
Richard Driehaus
Sir Mark Fehrs Haukohl
Marshall Field V
Marilyn and Larry Fields
Dr. Kurt Gitter
Helyn Goldenberg
Richard and Mary Gray


Jack and Sandy Guthman
King and Caryn Harris
Christie Hefner
Don Kaul and Barbara Bluhm-Kaul
Steve Koch
Ron and Anstiss Krueck
Judith Neisser
Penny Pritzker
Buzz Ruttenberg
Irving Stenn
Marilynn and Carl Thoma
Martin Zimmerman



museums and cultural institutions


Archdiocese of Chicago
Arts Club of Chicago
Block Museum, Northwestern University
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago Historical Society
Cranbrook Art Museum
Cuneo Museum & Gardens
Elmhurst Historical Society
Figge Art Museum
Farnsworth House
Grand Rapids Museum of Art
Grand Ole Opry Museum
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Kentucky Derby Museum
Lyric Opera
Marwen Foundation

Milwaukee Art Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago
National Museum of Mexican Art
New Orleans Historical Collection
New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)
Phoenix Art Museum
Racine Art Museum
Renaissance Society
Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibitions
Spertus Museum
Terra Foundation of American Art
Union League Club of Chicago University Club University of Iowa Museum of Art




Bank of America
CNA Insurance Company
Dewitt Stern
JP Morgan Chase
Harley Davidson
House of Blues
Lloyd’s of London
McDonald's Corporation
Mesirow Financial


Northern Trust
Paul Davis Restoration
RR Donnelley & Sons
Sara Lee Corporation
State Farm
Worley Claims Service
Zurich North America



Colleges and Universities

Albion College
Augustana College
DePaul University
Dixie State College of Utah
Loyola University
Northwestern University
Notre Dame University


Southern Connecticut State University
Southern Illinois University
Tulane University
University of Chicago
University of Iowa
Western Illinois University



Government and City

Adler Planetarium
Bloomington Public Library
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
Chicago Public Building Commission
Federal Post Offices


General Services Administration
Haish Memorial Library
State Capitol Building
Union Pacific Railroad
United States Government/Fort Knox



Art Dealers

Aaron Galleries
Carl Hammer Gallery
Carrie Secrist Gallery
D’arcy Gallery
De Pree Art Center and Gallery
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Douglas Dawson Gallery
Forum Gallery
Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.
Jack Shainman Gallery
James Mayor Gallery

Leonard Hutton Galleries
Marc Selwyn Fine Art
Maxwell Davidson Gallery
Rau Antiques
Rhona Hoffman Gallery
Richard Gray Gallery
Russell Bowman Art Advisory
Worthington Gallery
Zolla Lieberman Gallery
Zygman Voss Gallery



Auction Houses

Heritage Auctions
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers



Have a look at some of our clients' testimonials: