Decision details

OD/18/14 Temporary Closure of Wolsey Art Gallery

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Auguste Rodin’s iconic life size marble sculpture, The Kiss, will be coming to Ipswich on loan from the Tate collection. The 19th century artwork is a significant piece in the history of sculpture and will be the centre-piece of a public exhibition from 24th November 2018 to 28th April 2019.


To close the Wolsey Art Gallery between 1st October 2018 and 22nd November 2018


Reason: To allow works to be undertaken in the Wolsey Art Gallery and the installation of the exhibition, eliminating risk to the public or collections.

Publication date: 01/08/2018

Date of decision: 01/08/2018

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