2004 Court Testimony: Witnesses, others and their roles in the proceedings
Arlin Adams, Esq. – Review of the case
Ralph Wellington, Esq. – Introduction to what and whom the Petitioners would present.
Jerry Pappert, Esq. PA Attorney General - mapped out Attorney General’s activity and position, reference to a post-hearing Memorandum with final position.
William S. Wood, Real Estate Appraiser. Appraisal of Barnes Foundation’s Chester County property: 125.7 acres called “Ker Feal”
Glenn W. Perry, Real Estate Appraiser. Appraisal.
Elizabeth von Habsburg, Art and furnishings appraiser with Masterson Gurr Johns. Appraisal of approximately 4,500 objects at Chester County property, Ker Feal at a value of about $725,000. (We hear from knowledgeable experts that the collection is worth at least $2 million.)
Elizabeth von Habsburg, (as noted above)
Nancy Harrison, Appraiser with expertise in 19th Century Paintings with Masterson Gurr Johns. Appraised 19 works of non-gallery art at $9,065,000.
Harry Perks, Partner in Perks-Reutter, an engineering and design firm. Testimony about the design and construction of a Parkway Barnes for $100 million, including a building of 120,000 – 150,000 square feet at $400-$500 per square foot).
Harry Perks (as noted above)
Harvey Wank, Barnes student, one of the amici.
Matthew Schwendermann, Deloitte & Touche. Expert on business planning and financial operations. Presentation of business model for the Barnes Foundation.
John L. Callahan, Jr. Fund Raising Consultant. Testified about Board Development and fund-raising for Parkway Barnes
Edwin L. Wade, Consultant on Campaign Development for non-profits, former Deputy Director, Northern Museum of Arizona. Testified about de-accessioning non-gallery artwork for endowment.
Jeremy A. Sabloff, Former Director University of Pennsylvania Museum. Testified against deaccessioning non-gallery artwork.
Stephen J. Harmelin, Trustee of the Barnes Foundation since 2002 as a nominee of Mellon Bank. Testimony covered many topics.
Barbara Beaucar, Barnes archivist. Testimony about Dr. Barnes wishes based on archive documents. Testimony inferred that Ker Feal farmhouse and collections were part of the educational mission of Dr. Barnes.
Marie Malaro, nationally- known expert on museum ethics. Former counsel for Smithsonian, Faculty member George Washington University Museum Studies program. Testimony that it would be appropriate for the Barnes to deaccession non-gallery artwork because the Barnes is a school, not a museum.
Kimberly Camp, Then- President and CEO of the Barnes Foundation (left in June 2005). Testimony about Ker Feal, de-accessioning artwork and the future of the Barnes mission.
Bernard Watson, Chairman of the Barnes Board of Trustees
Debra J. Force, Appraiser of art. Testimony about valuation of certain on-gallery artwork.
Debra J. Force (as noted above)
Richard L. Feigen, art dealer. Testified about values of certain works of non-gallery art.
Richard L. Feigen (as noted above)
Joseph Manko, President of the Board of Commissioners, Lower Merion Township
James Ettelson, Commissioner for Merion, Lower Merion Township
Kenneth Barrow, Real estate appraiser. Appraisal of Ker Feal (Barnes Chester County property
Paul E. Kelley, Jr., President Paul E. Kelley Foundation. Testified about wanting to pledge $100,000 if the Barnes art collection remains in Merion.
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