Antiquities Dealers Association uk, the ADA was formed in May 1982 and represents professional dealers of antiquities in the UK. Currently we have 18 full dealer members in the UK
The Association was formed in May 1982 and represents professional dealers of antiquities in the UK. Currently we have 18 full dealer members in the UK
The Association is a Corporate Member of the Museums Association, is represented on the executive of the British Art Market Federation and has close links with the Council for British Archaeology.
ADA’S Code of Conduct binds its members to ensure that to the best of their knowledge and belief all objects sold are genuine and as described.
Membership is not automatic on application but is subject to vetting by the committee.
A free subscription to Minerva magazine is included in the annual ADA subscription and an ADA Newsletter twice a year so that you can receive up to date news about the Association and news about antiquities in general on a worldwide basis. Full members receive a number of free searches at the Art Loss Register.