Moving art - with absolute care

Sydney and Melbourne

King & Wilson Essential Art Services offers a local art transport and installation service in and around Sydney and Melbourne.

With experienced art handlers and our purpose built fleet, we offer short-range pick-up, preparation, packing and delivery and installation of fine art and decorative items including sculptures, paintings, works on paper and photography.

Expert handling and processes

We can handle and transport your significant fine-art objects of any size for museums, galleries, as well as art fairs and private collections and auction houses. Whether you’re preparing masterpieces for an international tour or delivering an antique table across the city, we can design a clever solution to ensure the desired outcome is achieved. 

Our friendly team will ensure that your fine artwork, museum objects and fragile items of important will remain protected while they are stored and transported. They are experienced in handling everything from two-dimensional works to managing the logistics of entire exhibitions.

Secure equipment and facilities

Our secure vehicles are custom built for art transport and feature racking and carton hold areas specifically designed to prevent movement and vibration. Insulated and equipped with GPS tracking and hydraulic tail-lifts, our fleet is only operated by trained members of our Essential Art Services team.

Professional art packing

We pride ourselves in offering top of the range packing for fine-art objects. To ensure objects of any size, weight and construction do not get damaged, we use a wide range of archival packing materials. Both the range of archival materials and techniques we have at our disposal allow us to design a unique packing solution for your needs. We create these solutions with the integrity and safety of your collection at the forefront of our minds. 

Our fine-art packing materials include:

•    Museum or gallery specification foam lined timber crates to ISPM15 Certification
•    Handmade bespoke cardboard boxes and sleeves
•    Tyvek
•    Softlon
•    Cellaire wrap
•    Ethafoam

It’s significant to ensure the fine-art objects are appropriately packed, and that the correct amount of support is given to the object. Our professional teams understand the risks of maneuvering art pieces, and have engineered a system that provides the best service, protection, and dependability.

Should you require it, we can also arrange:

Contact us or request a quote for more information.

Frequently asked questions

Can you deliver and pick-up on weekends?

Yes, we can pick-up and deliver artwork on weekends however there is a surcharge for services outside normal business hours.

Can you handle large, awkward, heavy objects such as large bronze sculptures and installations consisting of many objects?

Yes, we have access to cranes, forklifts, slings and hydraulic tail lift equipment to safely transport your large, sensitive, awkward or heavy objects.

Can you guarantee specific climate conditions during transport?

By choosing the right packing method, we can insulate artwork from changes in temperature during transit. We have a range of insulating materials for packing and crating and our own fleet of climate controlled vehicles.

Do you transport to regional areas?

Yes, we are have a wide network of transport partners and can organise delivery to anywhere in the country.

Have another question? Call us on 1300 365 804 or contact us.