Fine Art Insurance

Bespoke cover for your fine art

Fine Arts is a unique business that requires a high level of expertise to manage the risk. Howden have deep experience creating bespoke insurance for galleries, museums, collectors, auction houses, dealers, universities and financial institutions, both in Iceland and internationally. 

Our specialist fine arts consultants can arrange comprehensive protection for all manner of collectibles and media including paintings, sculptures and antiques. We have access to specialist Fine Art underwriters, meaning we can offer more than US$2 billion of capacity on any one risk. Art policies are completely bespoke - how the policy pays out is up to you. Please contact us to discuss. 

We provide protection for:

  • Private and corporate collections
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Exhibitions
  • University collections (including standard library books)
  • Fine art packers and shippers
  • Classic cars
  • Conservators/restorers

Fine Art policy highlights

We have extensive experience in fine art, with many clients as art dealerships, galleries and museums. 

Take advantage of our knowhow, connections and market presence. Let us build you a completely bespoke package to suit your exact needs. 

All risks cover for loss or damage

Your art is protected whether it is lost or stolen, damaged accidentally or maliciously. 

Risk capacity in excess of $2 billion

We have access to specialist Fine Art underwriters, meaning we can offer more than $2 billion of capacity on any one risk. 

High limits in natural catastrophe-prone areas

So you know your art is protected, whatever the weather.

Basis of settlement to suit your requirements

Art policies are completely bespoke- how the policy pays out is up to you. Please call us to discuss. 

Covers art in transit, exhibitions at unnamed locations

Wherever in the world, your art is, a good policy should have it covered. 

Find out how we can help you

Call us on +354 781 3333 or drop us a quick message below and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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