Art Dealers Association of Canada /Association des Marchands d'Art du Canada (ADAC)
The Art Dealers Association of Canada/Association des Marchands d'Art du Canada (formerly Professional Art Dealers Association of Canada or PADAC) is a not-for-profit organization which was formed in 1966 to support a wide range of activities. These include promoting Canadian art and its market and promoting awareness of the visual arts to the national and international public. ADAC also monitors and participates in issues and policies concerning the visual arts, and maintains contact with both government agencies and museums and other cultural organisations.
ADAC is a national, seventy-five member association, the largest representation of major private commercial galleries in Canada. Its members represent the country's leading artists.
<www.ad-ac.ca>, accessed 1 May 2003.