Decision Maker: Officer Decision
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
This decision relates to two current loan
requests from the following:
The first loan request is from the Bulldog Trust for an exhibition
entitled ‘Beyond Beauty: Transforming the Body; Style and
Adornment in Ancient Egypt’ to be held at their headquarters
at 2 Temple Place, London from 30 January to 24 April
2016. The request is for a total of 31
ancient Egyptian objects of which 13 are in store and 18 in display
in Ipswich Museum. The exhibition is
financially supported by Arts Council England and entry for the
public is free of charge.
· The second loan request is from Colchester Borough Council for a Victorian lady’s two-piece dress, made around 1885. This is for a temporary display, ‘Alice in Wonderland’, at Hollytrees Museum, which runs until the end of February 2016. The dress is currently in store.
These loans are made in accordance with all relevant protocols and legislation.
That the proposed objects be loaned in accordance with all relevant protocols and legislation.
Reason: To enable the IBC collections to contribute to 2 exhibitions and to continue the Museum’s partnership working with a network of cultural organisations.
Publication date: 21/12/2015
Date of decision: 18/12/2015