Connecting Collections with Community…

JTR Collections Management offers professional collections management and registration services for private collectors, artists, artist foundations and trusts, historic houses, and museums of all types and sizes. From authoring collections policies and procedures to examining collections and preparing artwork to go out on loan, Joy can help you with all of your collections needs–all while ensuring the highest professional collections and museum standards.

JTR Collections Management specializes in helping museums build capacity through creative problem solving and determining scalable solutions.   Extensive knowledge and advanced understanding of national standards allows Joy to assist with virtually any collections conundrum.

With over twenty-five years of experience, Joy Tahan Ruddell strives to influence the field of collections management and registration to create a more approachable visitor friendly environment. Her work promotes collaborations and encourages her clients to create policies that allow for more community engagement initiatives. 

(Photo top left: Painting by Lorene Anderson, “Tangle”, 2001. Oil and wax on panel.)