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New CODARTfeature Published: Virtual Couriering – An Alternative for More Sustainable Loans?

A new feature has been published on the CODART website. As for any industry, sustainability is a pressing matter for museums and the art world. In a series of features, CODART will explore this topic and what museums and curators can do. For this article, CODART spoke to several people in the field about the overlooked aspects of virtual couriering and other ways in which museums can deal more sustainably with loan traffic.

“I have had a mixed experience with virtual couriering, but have generally found colleagues, such as registrars, conservators and curators, from the borrowing institution to be diligent, attentive, professional and helpful. But is has its downsides. (…)”
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Published monthly, features provide information on new curatorial developments, current projects, collections of Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide, as well as insight into the work of the museum curator.

Last month’s feature was The Challenge of a Modern Reconstruction: the ‘Monforte Altarpiece’ by Stephan Kemperdick. To browse all features, visit