For more than 30 years, the quality of ADAC valuations has made us the evaluating body of choice for many of Canada’s top institutions and collectors. The ADAC offers professional, arm’s length appraisals of Canadian Cultural Property and in-kind gifts to cultural institutions and public art collections. For members of the public who require an appraisal for tax, insurance and estate purposes, the ADAC will be happy to refer you to an expert in the field.
If you are a member of the public and would like to learn more about obtaining an appraisal, please visit our page for Individuals.
If you are a cultural institution and would like to learn more about submitting a request for an appraisal, please visit our page for Institutions.
Comprehensive, arm's length appraisals
The ADAC offers comprehensive service, coordinating the entire appraisal process while maintaining arm’s length between appraiser and donor.
Art market experts
As the largest national representation of art dealers in Canada, we have the resources to obtain a fair market value that is both well researched and well substantiated.
The ADAC Appraisal Committee
All ADAC appraisals are reviewed by the Appraisal Committee, a group of senior ADAC members who are experts in their fields.
ADAC's qualified staff are up to date on the most current Cultural Property and USPAP requirements and appraisal methodology.