Museums Seminar 2017- Acquire and Inspire

On February 15 2017, the Bowes Museum in County Durham will host a Museums Seminar 'Acquire and Inspire' which will explore how Museums can benefit from the the Acceptance in Lieu and Cultural Gifts Scheme.

We are delighted to announce that the headline speaker will be Chairman of the Acceptance in Lieu Panel - Edward Harley, who will be joined, amongst other museum and arts professionals by
- Sir Mark Wrightson, Chairman of the Bowes Museum
- Anastasia Tennant, Senior Policy Advisor - Arts Council England
- Dr Jane Whittaker, Curator of the Bowes Museum

‘Acquire and Inspire’

How your Museum Could Benefit from the Cultural Gifts and Acceptance in Lieu Schemes

What Your Museum Can Gain from this Seminar

    • De-mystifying the Cultural Gifts and Acceptance in Lieu Schemes
    • Learn about a Museum’s experience of a donation via the Acceptance in Lieu scheme
    • Acceptance in Lieu and Cultural Gifts – the legal and tax perspective
    • Understanding Government Indemnity and Commercial insurance
    • A case study – How a cultural gift has helped raise the profile of a museum


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Agenda Museums Seminar – ‘Acquire and Inspire’ 15 February 2017







Booking and Enquiries

Chantal Haddon
01787 211 155

The seminar is sponsored by Bonhams, Ecclesiastical Insurance and Castleacre Insurance and will be held at the Bowes Museum in Co Durham. Delegates will also be able to enjoy an exclusive talk and tour by the museum’s curator, Dr Jane Whittaker.

Booking deadline 31 January 2017

Download a booking form

Museum 2017 Booking Form


£50 per person inclusive of lunch, refreshments and museum tour
10% discount for AIM members – £45
10% discount for non-AIM members who book before the 30 December 2016 – £45


How to get to the Bowes Museum


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