Members Providing Services to Museums

Dorfman Museum Figures, Inc.

6224 Holabird Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224
Phone: 210.284.3248
[email protected]

Dorfman Museum Figures, Inc. has helped Museums Worldwide in keeping history alive, dynamic and relevant for over 60 years. Dorfman offers two distinct product lines: Realistic Figures, crafted from new sculpts or utilizing over 840 existing molds, three full scale body options ~AND~ a broad line of inert Ethafoam™ Conservation Forms and Figures: at different price points for exhibit, display and storage of artifact clothing and uniforms.
Contact: Joe Bezold, Sales Manager

Emerald Art Services, LLC

Akron, Ohio 44310
Phone: 234.207.8686 cell/text
[email protected]

As an ISA Accredited personal property appraiser, I provide members and their client’s access to an IRS qualified appraiser who understands the confidential and sometimes sensitive nature of appraisal assignments. Whether you need object identification, valuation, provenance research, authentication, risk & security assessments or a speaker for your next event, my team of experts can help you resolve your concerns.

Exhibit Concepts, Inc.

700 Crossroads Court
Candalia, OH 45377
Phone: 800.324.5063

Exhibit Concepts, Inc. is an award-winning event marketing partner that designs and produces branded environments, including domestic and international trade shows, museums, executive briefing centers, corporate interiors, vehicle marketing and tours, experiential and interactive engagements, creative and design services, and program management.

Fowler Artistic, LLC

4590 Rockridge Way
Akron, OH 44321
Phone: 216.408.4124
[email protected]

Fowler Artistic offers traveling exhibitions at affordable prices; independent curatorial services; writing, editing, designing and publishing assistance; and much more. Christine Fowler Shearer, Ph.D., the President and CEO of Fowler Artistic, has over 20 years in the museum industry serving as executive director, development director, curator, exhibit designer, writer, editor, and board member for a variety of cultural institutions. Shearer founded Fowler Artistic LLC in 2010 to provide creative, independent art services for museums and non-profits. 

Garth’s Auctions

PO Box 369
Delaware, OH 43015-0369
Phone: 740.362.4771

As Ohio’s oldest premier auction house, Garth’s specializes in American, Continental & Asian furniture, fine art, folk art, decorative accessories, as well as real estate. With an audience on nearly every continent, and a database of more than 60,000 clients, Garth’s has built strong customer loyalty through attention to detail, pro-active communication, and unparalleled transparency and integrity.


PO Box 4901
Syracuse, NY 13221-4901
Phone: 1.800.962.9580
Fax: 1.800.272.3412

Gaylord provides Library and Museum supplies, furniture and archival solutions, including custom design work. See our member benefits  page for more info about OMA's partnership with Gaylord to provide our members with generous discounts!

Gerard Hilferty & Associates

14240 Route 550
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.448.3821
Fax: 740.448.2331

Interpretive planning and design of exhibit projects.

IMPACT Communications

1138 West 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: 216.861.1063
Fax: 216.861.0940

Multimedia programs, immersive theater, interactive exhibits, videos, interpretive tours, special events, and websites since 1979.

ICA-Art Conservation

2915 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: 216.658.8700
Fax: 216.658.8709

The ICA exists to provide member institutions and others entrusted with the care of significant collections of cultural property with the highest quality conservation treatment and ancillary services.

Illumine Creative Solutions, LLC

Shaker Heights, OH
Phone: 216.849.0721
[email protected] 

Jennifer Souers Chevraux has served as curator, educator, exhibits director, development officer, board member, and executive director at a wide variety of cultural heritage institutions. In 2018, Jennifer opened her consulting practice, Illumine Creative Solutions, LLC to help striving institutions with collections management, community engagement, board development, and strategic planning for a relevant and impactful future.

Jan McKay & Associates

Avon Lake, OH 44012
Phone:  316.650.8503  

Jan McKay & Associates provides strategic assistance in fund raising, public relations, community connecting, marketing, programs, public events, strategic planning, operational assessments, project management and more. Solutions are geared to enhance your image in the community and create synergy throughout your organization.

Museum Acrylics

216 Ashwood Lane NW
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
Phone: 330.308.5411

 Manufacturer of acrylic showcases and related exhibitry.

Re:discovery Software, Inc.

3040 Berkmar Drive, Suite B1
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Phone: 434.975.3256

Re:discovery Software is a team of museum and archives professionals and top-notch software engineers. With a Proficio museum and archival collections management system you’ll find your daily tasks are simplified, whether it’s data entry, updating, searching, reporting, or researching. You will efficiently catalog and track all aspects of your collection.

The Right Raconteuse

PO Box 922
Wadsworth, OH 44282
[email protected]

Stories are important for conveying your company or organization’s mission and values and engaging with your customers and stakeholders. Communicating through storytelling provides content that your customers can relate to, and even be inspired by, creating lasting connections. Versatile, customized, and creative, The Right Raconteuse writes in the style that fits your needs and is consistent with your brand.

Spicer Art Conservation, LLC

305 Clipp Rd.
Delmar, NY, 12054-5307
Phone: 518-765-5927

Spicer Art Conservation, LLC, has been caring for collections from museums, historical societies, state agencies, businesses and private owners since 1995. The focus has always been to distinguish long-term collection care and preservation of artifacts from the needs of the owner.

TAH Benefits

5007 Pine Creek Drive
Westerville, OH 43081
Phone: 800.237.2333
Fax: 888.284.1529
[email protected]

Endorsed provider of group and individual life, disability, dental and medical insurance.

Wipiak Consulting & Appraisals

PO Box 2199
Marietta, OH 45750
Phone: 740.760.1788

Wipiak Consulting & Appraisals offers a wide range of antiques, art, and personal property appraisal and advisory services. From insurance valuations to sale management, Wipiak can draw upon its years of real market experience to ensure that your valuable possessions are well-cared for and dispersed responsibly.

Wood-Lee International Art Handler

Phone: 866-892-7619
Fax: 216-898-3366
[email protected]

Wood-Lee International Art Handler specializes in fine art packing, shipping methods, and custom crating. We provide storage for objects that require unique storage methods and a controlled climate. Our services include collections management in storage, traveling exhibit management, and exhibit installation.

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