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Preparing to Borrow Workshop Programme

Preparing to Borrow Workshop Programme 2019 – Open for Booking

TEG is very pleased to be partnering with Art Fund and Arts Council England (ACE) again in 2019, to deliver a programme of Preparing to Borrow Workshops:

16th May, Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution
21st May, Peterborough Museum
5th June, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool
24th June, V&A Dundee
10th July, House of Illustration, London

The Preparing to Borrow workshop supports participants to acquire the knowledge and confidence to make an application to borrow an object or exhibition. For more information or to book, click on the links above or visit TEG’s Eventbrite page

Workshops are delivered by a TEG trainer, William Brown, National Security Advisor, Carol Warner, Government Indemnity Manager*, a member of Art Fund’s team, who will introduce their funding initiative the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund, and a representative from Arts Council England, who will introduce Project Grants for Museums.

It is recommended that anyone planning to apply to the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund attends a workshop.

The session is interactive and based on problem solving and discussion, covering:

  • The benefits of borrowing
  • Researching suitable objects and exhibitions for loan and hire
  • Making a case to borrow
  • Communicating with lenders
  • Loan applications
  • Fees and contracts
  • Sources of funding
  • Scheduling
  • Transportation
  • Facilities reports
  • Government Indemnity and commercial insurance
  • Security
  • Emergency planning

For details of TEG’s Preparing to Borrow and professional development programme for 2019, visit TEG’s Eventbrite page

If you have any questions about the TEG Preparing to Borrow Programme, professional development workshops and opportunities or bespoke training, email Charlotte Dew

*HM Government provide Government Indemnity and the GIS team Arts Council England arrange the indemnity

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