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Cultural Property

Introduction to managing Cultural Property in museums

Museums and galleries are responsible for the care and management of a wide range of different types of artistic, historical and scientific material, frequently including sensitive cultural property or even human remains. The effective and ethical management of this cultural property depends on an awareness of legal and statutory responsibilities, professional standards and codes of ethics and institutional policies and procedures. 

Collections Trust CEO Nick Poole backs looting ban

Nick Poole

 

Collections Trust CEO Nick Poole and its Chair Margaret Greeves have joined 13 other leaders of the collections community who are calling on the Government to pass legislation to ratify the 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection  of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, and its 1954 and 1999 protocols.

GIS Guidelines for non-nationals

The Government Indemnity Scheme offers an alternative to the cost of commercial insurance and is available to museums, galleries and libraries within the UK when borrowing works of art and objects for exhibitions and for long-term loan. It provides the public with access to world class exhibitions and objects which might otherwise not be available.

GIS Guidelines for Nationals

The Government Indemnity Scheme offers an alternative to the cost of commercial insurance and is available to museums, galleries and libraries within the UK when borrowing works of art and objects for exhibitions and for long-term loan. It provides the public with access to world class exhibitions and objects which might otherwise not be available.

Do you care for human remains?

Guidance for organisations holding human remains on whether a licence is needed through the Human Tissue's Authority.

The Legal Status of Museum Collections in the United Kingdom

Museums & Galleries Commission guide to the current state of charity, company and trust law as they affect the legal status of museum collections in the United Kingdom.

Legislation

Factsheet describing legislation and international conventions relating to cultural property, including illicit activity; export and import; money laundering; droit de suite; prevention and protection; human remains; and protection of loans from abroad for public exhibition.

International Export Control: Netherlands

Factsheet setting out relevant EU-legislation and giving detail about export control in France, Italy and The Netherlands.

Professional Trade Associations

Factsheet listing professional trade associations of dealers in art, antiques and antiquities.

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