Anne M. Young

Anne M. Young is the editor and a contributing author of Rights and Reproductions: The Handbook for Cultural Institutions, the second edition of which was published in 2019. This publication is the first comprehensive resource to focus solely on the rights and reproductions guidelines, established standards, and emerging best practices at cultural institutions. Young received the Visual Resources Association's Nancy DeLaurier Award in 2017 for her editorial work on the first edition. Young works at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, was formerly at the Kinsey Institute, Indiana University, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and George Eastman Museum. Anne has extensive experience in teaching about rights and reproductions matters for the museum community. Young chaired the Rights and Reproductions Professional Practices committee of the American Alliance of Museum (AAM) from 2012 to 2018 and was appointed chair-elect of AAM’s Collections Stewardship Professional Network in 2021. She served on the College Art Association's Committee on Intellectual Property from 2018 to 2021. Young holds a Master of Jurisprudence focused on intellectual property, art, and museum law from Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law, a Master of Arts in photographic preservation and collections management from Ryerson University, and a Bachelor of Arts in art history and studio art (photography) from Indiana University.