Arts Council England Accreditation Q&A

Illuminated sign in the shape of question mark, tilted on its side against blue panel backgroundTuesday 15 March 2022
10.30 – 12.00
Via Zoom

Arts Council England (ACE) will fully reopen its Accreditation Scheme for museums in summer 2022, after partially reopening in April 2021. You need to be primed and ready if you want to make the application as stress-free as possible.

This question and answer session gives you the chance to talk to experts about the process, including the ACE Relationship Manager for the South West.

About the session:

This is an interactive online session, with a maximum of 18 participants. You can submit questions before the event.

You will get to meet Alex Gibson, Museum Development Officer and Accreditation Technical Adviser with South West Museum Development; Sophie-May Johnson, Arts Council England Relationship Manager in the South West, Accreditation; and Sarah Brown, Outreach Manager with Collections Trust.

What will you learn?

  • Answers to questions about aspects of the ACE Accreditation Scheme that concern you and others in a similar situation.
  • How the Accreditation standard works.
  • Where to find support.
  • Everything you need to know ahead of the Accreditation Scheme relaunch in summer 2022.

Who should attend?

Staff and volunteers working in an Accredited or Provisionally Accredited museum, those from a museum recognised as formally Working Towards Accreditation, or those looking to apply to the Accreditation scheme.