The Facilities Report was devised by the United Kingdom Registrars Group in consultation with the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. It lists general requirements to be considered during the loan of an object.
This supplement was formulated by the United Kingdom Registrars Group in consultation with the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
The supplement will enable lenders to assess the practicalities involved in making loans which need to be shown in display cases or vitrines. It is intended to help both borrowers and lenders identify potential problems and reach agreement on how these can be resolved.
This Facilities Report supplement has been devised by the United Kingdom Registrars Group in consultation with the UK Museums Security Adviser at the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council for use with the UKRG Standard Facilities Report.
These guidelines aim to provide an introduction to the main practicalities concerned with couriering artworks. They are written from the lender’s perspective administering the object loan to a borrowing institution and are aimed at all people, who either organise or carry out courier duties. The guidelines are primarily in the context of the fine arts, but are also intended to be widely relevant to the care and transit of a range of objects for any purpose, be they loans or acquisitions.
We cannot claim that these guidelines are definitive but we hope that they will be useful and that you will extend their value by adding your own experience and
These job descriptions for members of the UKRG Committee detail the duties and particular tasks related to each current committee position.