Inside the Collector’s Mind with Alice Zimet (Webinar)
Photo by Alice Zimet

Inside the Collector’s Mind with Alice Zimet (Webinar)

  • March 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us as we go inside the collector’s mind! Serving as the Chair of the Acquisition Committee at both the Harvard Art Museums and the International Center of Photography, Alice Sachs Zimet began collecting photography in 1985 and has amassed a collection of over 300 museum-quality images. How did that journey begin, what was the impetus to buy her first piece, and what goes into the collector’s decision-making process? Photographers will better understand the collector perspective and will also receive useful tips to advance their own personal practice and get collected.

Alice Sachs Zimet  ( is President, Arts + Business Partners, a consulting boutique specializing in the fine art photography marketplace as well as corporate sponsorship. As a collector, advisor, and educator, Alice began to collect fine art photography in 1985 and has amassed a museum-quality collection of roughly 300 images from 20th Century masters to the present.

She is Chair, Photography Collections Committee, Harvard Art Museums; Chair, Acquisitions Committee, International Center of Photography (ICP); board member, Magnum Foundation; and a member of the Aperture Foundation’s Artist Book Committee. She is on Faculty at the ICP School, Christie’s Education and Maine Media Workshops & College where she teaches classes for both collectors and photographers. In addition, Alice is a regular guest lecturer at festivals, portfolio reviews and other photo-based nonprofits across the United States. As a long-respected advisor in the field, Zimet works with clients across all budget levels and vets purchases whether classic mid-Century to contemporary. She has placed over 100 photographs and worked with 30 galleries from New York to Los Angeles, Paris to Vienna.

Alice earned a BA in Art History (Syracuse University) and a MA in Art History (New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts) before taking a year off to live in Paris. Her career began at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and she has remained in the art world ever since. Alice continues to live and work in New York City.

Webinar – Online Learning Class via Zoom

This class is part of our Saturday “Webinar” series. These 90-minute online presentations, taught by leading leading professionals in the field, are designed to be informative and educational. A wide range of topics will be explored. Each webinar will end with Q&A from the audience.

A link for the Zoom webinar will be emailed to the prior to the start date. Please read the instructions included in the email. If you have additional questions please contact Kevin Weinstein or Janis McGavin at

One Session
Dates: Saturday, March 12, 10-11:30 am PST
Skill/Experience Level: Open to all levels
Tuition: $45 Non-Members;$35 Members



This course will be meeting online via Zoom. We encourage you to install and test the software on your device prior to the class.

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