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Who We Are 

The Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) is a nonprofit membership organization that supports the economic and cultural contributions of the nation’s leading fine art galleries. The ADAA includes nearly 200 members from more than 30 cities in the U.S., representing hundreds of established and emerging artists internationally. ADAA members have extensive expertise across primary and secondary markets and established reputations for upholding the best practices in the field. The ADAA serves as a resource and advocate, raising awareness of dealers’ critical roles in the international art market and the cultural community, and is a leader on issues pertaining to connoisseurship, scholarship, ethical practice, and public policy. 

The ADAA Foundation 
The ADAA Foundation, supported by donations from ADAA members, promotes a broad range of activity in the arts and culture community by distributing grants to museums and arts organizations with operating budgets under 5 million dollars to advance art historical research and exhibition development. Recent grantees include The American Folk Art Museum; Mississippi Museum of Art; Portland Institute of Contemporary Art; Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas; The Drawing Center; Cranbrook Art Museum; Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art; Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts; National Museum of Mexican Art; and Weisman Art Museum.