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Is art and heritage crime understudied? Yes, but together we can change that.
Bringing together people, cultures, and ideas through immersive experiences, ARCA’s eLearning offerings are individually designed short courses created by experts working in the field of cultural property protection. Each of the courses we have selected have been designed to create a dynamic global classroom community bringing people from all parts of the globe together to learn and explore this understudied area of the art world.
ARCA’s courses are designed by experts with years of professional experience working in and training others focused on cultural property protection and crime prevention.
Participants who train with ARCA develop a mastery of job-relevant, critical knowledge useful in ethically navigating a variety of careers connected to the art and antiquities world.
eLearning or onsite, ARCA’s structured academic courses are developed to offer the flexibility or concentrated intensity learners want and need, wherever they live and work.
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“Training with ARCA can free you from tunnel vision and open up access to pockets of your field that you have never thought of before.”
OPP Officer, Canada
Office of the Director General of Antiquities & Museums, Syria
“I loved every minute that I spent studying with ARCA. It was the most important experience of my career.”
“ARCA transformed my interest in art crime into a veritable passion. I love sharing all the knowledge I have acquired with my students and colleagues who are now almost as fired up about fighting art crime as I am! I am eternally grateful to ARCA for opening up this whole new world to me.”
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, USA
In a world that says fit in; we believe in standing out.
Courses Unlike Any Other
Academically-challenging classes that drill down into subjects not offered in traditional university settings.
Quality Over Quantity
Low participant-to-instructor ratio allows learners to cultivate closer relationships with lecturers.
Birds of a Unique Feather
Participants meet and engage with a variety of industry specific experts in this highly specialised field.
Art and Antiquities Crime Happens more often than you might think
Some blog post highlights from ARCA’s art and antiquities blog.
National Gallery of Australia Subhash Kapoor Restitutions On 27 November 2017 the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison formally announced that as a result of criminal law proceedings underway in India and the United States against New York art dealer Subhash...
UK Heritage LawsArrestsSentencing This Friday ARCA reviews one of the few successful cases of prosecution using the UK's Dealing in Cultural Objects (Offences) Act of 2003. Christopher Cooper was an unemployed, amateur antique dealer in the United Kingdom, who is...
19 MAY 2020Illicit trafficking Seizure AntiquitiesAuthorities in the United States have filed a civil forfeiture complaint for a 1600 BCE cuneiform tablet featuring a dream sequence from the Epic of Gilgamesh. Acting as the Plaintiff in the case, the US authorities...
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