Decision details

OD/18/77 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, on loan from the Tate collection, has been the centre-piece of a public exhibition from 24th November 2018 to 28th April 2019.


To close the Wolsey Art Gallery to the public for period 30th April – 31st May 2019


Reason: To allow works to be undertaken in the Wolsey Art Gallery that include the de-installation of this exhibition and the installation of the Wonder Walls Exhibition, eliminating risk to the public or collections.

Publication date: 27/03/2019

Date of decision: 26/03/2019

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