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Travelers Insurance

May 05, 1990|Clipboard researched by Elena Brunet and Dallas M. Jackson / Los Angeles Times, Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times

The recent theft from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston has art museum officials all over the county nervous. Museums in Orange County have their permanent collections insured, but directors and curators surveyed unanimously agree that it is impossible to cover full value. And, for obvious reasons, they will not comment on the value of their permanent collections. The numbers below, indicate the insurance taken on the most valuable traveling exhibits that have appeared at the various museums.

How Much Museum Insurance Anaheim Museum $ 30,000 Bowers Museum 10 million Children's Museum (La Habra) 1 million Fullerton Museum Center 500,000 Irvine Fine Arts Center 150,000 Laguna Art Museum 8 million Modern Museum of Art 8 million Muchenthaler Cultural Center 6 million Newport Harbor Art Museum 10 million

Source: Museums listed

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