Portrait of Ton Cremers, Founder of Museum Security Network, by Travis Simpkins
Recently artist Travis Simpkins completed a portrait illustration of Ton Cremers, founder of Museum Security Network and former Head of Security at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. In addition, Mr. Cremers has worked extensively as an independent museum, library and archive security consultant. He was the recipient of the 2001 Robert B. Burke Award for Excellence in Cultural Property Protection at the Smithsonian National Conference. Museum Security Network has been online since 1996, and has become the main channel for the distribution of news and information pertaining to cultural property protection, preservation, conservation and security.