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Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund first round deadline 14 September 2017.

A programme designed to provide regional museums and museum visitors with increased access to national museum and gallery collections.

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.

We recognise the great value of our national collections being shared more widely across the UK, and hope that museum staff, collections and audiences nationwide will benefit from this programme over the next three years, and beyond.

The programme has opened for applications and the deadline for the first round is 12noon on Wednesday 14 September 2017. 

Full details and how to apply