Wellington City Art Collections Policy (2005)

Adopted in 2005.

Wellington City Art Collections Policy (2005) (262KB PDF) Text version (174KB RTF)

1. Aim of the Policy

2. Purpose of the Policy

3. Definitions

  • 3.1 Visual artists
  • 3.2 Emerging artists
  • 3.3 Mid-career artists
  • 3.4 Civic art collection
  • 3.5 Art Collection Advisory Group
  • 3.6 Art Collection Manager
  • 3.7 Accession
  • 3.8 Deaccession

4. Background to the collection

5. Description of the current civic art collection

6. Objectives of the Policy

7. How these objectives will be met

  • The Collection
  • Where will the collection be housed?
  • Management of the collection
  • Membership of Art Collection Advisory Group
  • Status and reporting to Council
  • Term
  • Meetings
  • Compensation

8. Acquisition of artworks

  • Criteria for acquisitions, commissions or accepting of gifts

9. Deaccessioning or removal of works from the collection

  • Loan of items from the collection

10. Conservation of the Collection

11. Storage of the Collection

12. Security of the Collection

13. Disaster Plan

14. Insurance of the Collection