The Art Fund’s Weston Loan Programme, designed to provide regional museums and museum visitors with increased access to national museum and gallery collections, has opened for applications. The deadline to apply is 12noon Wednesday 14th September.
Alongside Arts Council England’s funding scheme ‘Ready to Borrow’ and the Touring Exhibition Group initiative ‘Preparing to Borrow’, and other national programmes, the Weston Loan Programme will provide funding for regional museums to secure important strategic loans and maximise loan opportunities in the context of their own collections and communities.
- To support the costs of new loans of works of art and artefacts to regional museums from the National collections.
- To encourage new and stronger relationships between regional and National museums and galleries.
- To help regional museums make the most of the opportunities associated with the loan and raise the profile of their own collections.
The Art Fund will consider…
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