December 2022 - The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science is at the forefront by regularly and effectively engaging with various stakeholders. During the UNESCO workshop in provenance research (Paris, 5 December 2022) the ministry highlighted the importance of an independent registration system, as advocated by Provenance+, in a positive manner. The full workshop can be streamed here.
March 2023 - We invite you together with the Netherlands Commission for UNESCO to join our tradition of bridging disciplinary boundaries to find solutions to current problems in the fields of art, heritage, law and the market. On 18 and 19 March 2023, during TEFAF, the interdisciplinary scientific platform MACHH organises the the conference "Provenance, Restitution and Return". Just like last year Provenance+ will be present. Founder Paul Kerckhoffs will elaborate on provenance documenting procedures from the past that have made contemporary research much easier. If you are interested in attending, please refer to this site.
28 June 2022 – During TEFAF, Provenance+ co-organised with the Maastricht University and MACCH an expert meeting on Provenance and Compliance for Art and Collectibles.Read more
9 June 2022 - Provenance+ founder Paul Kerckhoffs briefly addressed the Dutch notaries about the role that the civil law notary could have as the most independent and confidential gatekeeper for safe provenance.Read more
May 2022 – In the May edition of the Dutch magazine for notaries (Notariaat Magazine), founder Paul Kerckhoffs elaborated about the Provenance+ project and the need for the notaries’ role in registrations.
28 April 2022 – Together with 3D AG, Provenance+ developed an holographic sticker that can be used for the most safe identification of an object. 3D AG organized a webinar in the Brands on Point! Series, attended by a worldwide audience. Paul Kerckhoffs, founder of Provenance+, told the fascinating story of provenance and this progressive initiative which should contribute to a new governance for provenance.