Standards for touring exhibitions

Part of a series of ‘Standards in the Museum Care of Collections’ publications originally produced by the Museums and Galleries Commission between 1992 and 2004, this publication provides a comprehensive overview and recommended standards for touring exhibitions.

The standard covers policies, research, schedules, budgets, care for visitors, educational materials, display cases, publicity, packing and storage and protection of exhibits.

The publication is freely available to download. Users are advised to exercise judgement when applying the standard, and to be aware that the practices recommended in the publication may no longer reflect best practice.

Click the link on the right-hand side to download this resource as a PDF.

Date created: 1995

Author: Museums and Galleries Commission

Publisher: Museums, Libraries and Archives Council