‘You must be able to tell us the size of your collections, the proportion the museum owns, and the proportion on loan to it. If a significant proportion of the collection is on loan you’ll need to explain the loan arrangements in place and assess any risks.’

(Accreditation standard, November 2018)

You can also use our Cultural property advice pages to find resources to help you collect, buy and sell art, antiques and antiquities legitimately and with confidence.