Decision details

OD/19/18 Temporary Closure of Galleries at Christchurch Mansion

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Temporary Closure of the Wolsey Art Gallery & The China Room


Background: The ‘Wonder Walls’ exhibition closes to the public on Sunday 28th July 2019. Following which this exhibition needs to be de-installed and the Made in Suffolk Exhibition needs to be installed into the Wolsey Art Gallery. This exhibition will also feature a shop which will be created within the China Room.


To close the Wolsey Art Gallery and the China Room to the public for period 29th July – 19th August 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 Made in Suffolk Exhibition, eliminating risk to the public or collections.

Publication date: 25/07/2019

Date of decision: 25/07/2019

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