Masterpiece is the premier fine art logistics company in America. Since 1989, our dedicated team has specialized in the coordination, packing, and transport of museum exhibitions, acquisitions, and exchanges. Our staff is experienced in the movement of all types of shipments, from the simple one crate move to chartering the largest air cargo freighters currently operating.
Our Museum Services
International Air & Sea Freight Forwarding
Customs Brokerage & Documentation: 30+ Licensed Customs Brokers in major port areas handle all documentation
Expedited Import and/or Export at Air & Sea Ports
Packing & Crating
Installation & De-installation
Storage & Warehousing
Domestic Air Forwarding
Local or Long-Haul Trucking
Courier Ticketing: Through our in-house travel agent
Consultation & Coordination of Exhibitions: Special moves or projects
Consultation for participating in the TSA Certified Cargo Screening Program
TURTLE® brings the standard of fine art packaging to its highest level. Since 1994 TURTLE® has been used by museums across the globe for the safe transportation of valuable artworks.
How We Do It
Our experienced team works closely with museum personnel and freight company representatives to assess and determine the best services that fit the needs of each shipment. Masterpiece is comprised of specialists who have built trusted relationships with U.S. customs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the U.S. Food and Drug Department, and the U.S. Agricultural Department.
We are committed to ensuring that your shipments travel according to plan and arrive safely. Our Masterpiece team is available day and night, 365 days of the year should any unforeseen problems arise. We pride ourselves on making the impossible possible and seeing every task through to our standard of completion.
Fine Arts Flyer
We appreciate the opportunity to quote your next museum shipment.
Our Security & Supervision Services
Masterpiece Security Group offers full security & supervision services at airports, including armed or unarmed escorts, and its own tarmac vehicles with access to terminals and cargo areas.