International Institute for Frame Study

The International Institute for Frame Study is the first non-profit organization devoted to the study of frames and their history. Since its creation in 1992 by frame historian and curator William Adair, the Institute has presented one of the most important worldwide collections of archives related to frame history including photographs, books, catalogues, drawings and an important collection of antique frames. The total collection includes more than two thousand items from the sixteenth to twentieth century.