Read a set of policies covering a range of activities involved in the day-to-day running of the Gallery.
Part 6 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 provides immunity from seizure for cultural objects which are loaned from overseas to temporary public exhibitions in approved museums or galleries in the UK where conditions are met when the object enters the UK.
The conditions are:
The object is usually kept outside the UK
The object is not owned by a person who is resident in the UK
The import of the object does not contravene any law
The object is brought into the UK for purpose of a temporary public exhibition at an approved museum or gallery
The museum or gallery has published information about the object
Compton Verney gained approval in March 2009
For further information, please refer directly to the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 or the DCMS website
No cover currently required
Exhibitions & Collections
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Temporary exhibitions play a vital role at Compton Verney in strengthening and increasing audiences, and in making a significant contribution to the cultural landscape of Warwickshire and the wider region and for every temporary exhibition, we strive to maintain international standards of display, design and interpretation.
No eating or drinking inside the collections or temporary exhibitions
No flash photography inside collections or temporary exhibitions
No large bags inside the gallery, please use the lockers provided
No wet umbrellas inside the gallery, please use the holders provided
No touching of exhibits or works inside the collection or temporary exhibitions, handling samples are provided when appropriate
All children under 12 to be accompanied by an adult
Assistance dogs only
The team at Compton Verney will create an enjoyable, accessible and thought-provoking experience. We will seek to share our enthusiasm and knowledge and to provide visitors with the means to get the most from their visit to or interaction with Compton Verney so they will want to return and tell others.