Art Insurance – Zurich Art

The insurance for art collectors

As an art collector, we know that you are devoted to protecting and caring for your paintings, sculptures and antique items. Zurich Art Insurance gives you that protection. Art and security experts offer personalized advice on how best to insure your works of art.

At a glance

  • Art insurance tailored to your individual needs
  • Professional advice and support from art historians with many years’ experience in insurance
  • Optional add-on insurance to cover your paintings and other works of art during exhibitions and transport
  • Lower premiums if you modify your security measures where the artwork is kept
  • This art insurance takes into account changes in the market value of your artwork
  • Zurich Art Insurance is offered in partnership with Helvetia Schweizerische Versicherungsgesellschaft AG as coinsurance

In detail

With Zurich Art Insurance you cover all financial risks that can arise due to destruction, damage or loss of your treasured works of art as a result of fire, natural hazards, water or theft.

As individual as your art

  • Zurich Art Insurance is ideal for sculptures, graphic art, paintings, statues, antiques and contemporary media art
  • Arrange contingency coverage in an amount of your choosing and your art collection is also protected if its market value changes
  • Our art and insurance experts give you professional advice so that your insurance coverage is tailored precisely to your needs

Premium and deductible

  • Your insurance premium will depend on the type of art being insured, the scope of insurance and the specific risk situation
  • Choose an appropriate deductible based on location and object group

Your costs are covered

  • Zurich Art Insurance covers the costs to you of preventing imminent and specific losses or mitigating these after an occurrence of loss
  • Cleanup and disposal costs, as well as emergency replacement of doors, locks and glass after an insured event
  • Guard and locksmith costs at the insured location if the space is no longer secure
  • Transport and storage costs for the items insured for as long as their usual location cannot be used
  • Costs of procuring similar items as a replacement for items lost or destroyed (e.g. travel, transport, customs, legal costs, fees)
  • Essential travel costs that you incur if you have to travel to the insured location of your art collection in the event of a loss

Good to know

  • In the event of theft, we will submit an entry to the Art Loss Register
  • Zurich maintains close relationships with gallery owners, restorers and other art experts; you benefit from this know-how
  • Zurich is not only committed to the arts as an insurer but also sponsors numerous cultural institutions

Our advisory service

Let experienced, reliable hands insure your works of art. We would be glad to advise you.

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Call 0800 80 80 80

from outside Switzerland +41 44 628 98 98