ANN: Institute of Art & Law – Diploma in Law and Collections Management October 2022 (London, 10-14 October 2022)

The IAL is happy to announce that the next Diploma in Law and Collections Management course will take place in person for the first time in three years, running from 10th to 14th October 2022. As in the past, the course is being kindly hosted by the law firm Boodle Hatfield LLP at their offices in Bankside, London.

This is an ideal course for those working in museums and other cultural institutions. The specifically modelled training offers expert teaching in the legal issues of collections management, focusing on the practical and pragmatic use of legal tools to improve the running and development of museums, their collections and their collaborative exhibition programmes. No prior legal knowledge is necessary.

Past participants have described the course as ‘absolutely excellent’, ‘invaluable’, ‘overall a truly wonderful learning experience’ and reported feeling ‘much more confident’ in their role after completing the programme. The cost to attend is £1,800.00 (price includes UK VAT), with 10% discounts for IAL members (as well as UKRG members).

We are also looking forward to announcing our upcoming schedule of events for autumn 2022. This will include live seminars on restitution and trusts, as well as a live study forum and a ‘members only’ event. Details will come in the next IAL email, so do look out for it! We look forward to seeing many of you in person after such a long wait.

The Institute of Art and Law is an educational organisation giving knowledge and perspective on the law relating to cultural heritage, a concept which includes art, antiquities, archives, archaeology, architecture, monuments, treasure and much, much more.

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