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.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/12/2015
Decision due: 18 Dec 2015 by Officer Decision
The Portfolio Holder for Museums and the Museums Manager, CIMS, have been consulted in making this decision. The Chair of the Friends of Ipswich Museums has also been consulted and their feedback is documented in the decision notice below.