For paintings, works on paper, photographs, and even some three-dimensional works, the frame embodies both form and function in the presentation of art. 


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ArtFrames are premium quality picture frames manufactured by our team of museum-trained craftsmen. ArtFrames are made of natural hardwoods in a wide variety of molding shapes and finishes so the frame provides the optimal visual presentation of the artwork while affording it archival protection. Choose from a wide variety of archival boards, mouldings, and finishes, or be expertly guided by one of our framing specialists.


Standard ArtFrames



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Available for same-day shipment, these classic museum frames are made of fine wood moldings and are spline-joined and crafted to enhance your art-viewing experience.  All frames are available in black or white satin-painted finish, come with glass, backing board, and a rear-fitting bevel strainer sealed against off-gassing for optimal structural and archival integrity. Moldings are square-faced with a 1 1/2 inch (38 mm) depth and a 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) face.

14 x 18 16 x 20 20 x 24 24 x 30
Standard ArtFrame with glass $59 $69 $89 $119
Plexiglas upgrade +$7 +$9 +$13 +$20
UV-filter Plexiglas upgrade +$17 +$23 +$34 +$52
Acid-free backing board upgrade +$3 +$4 +$5 +$6

Self-assembly procedure for Standard ArtFrame (video):



We use both computerized and traditional hand-cut mat cutting techniques with a variety of museum boards to perfectly place the window to your art. Mat choices include pH-neutral museum boards and linen wrapped archival materials.

See our computerized mat cutter here (video):



Substrate choices include pH-neutral museum board, DiBond (aluminum sheets thermobonded to a solid polyethylene core), aluminum, Sintra (a highly durable and archival PVC board), up to 79 x 160 inches (200 x 400 cm) depending on substrate size.

Image copyright  Martin Schoeller

Image copyright Martin Schoeller