Pearls and Wisdom

An intricately carved gold astrolabe
Subtitle:Arts Council England’s vision for the Designation Scheme for collections of national significance
Date:18 April 2016
Author: Arts Council England
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The Designation Scheme exists to recognise cultural collections of outstanding significance. This review of the Designation Scheme reflects on the purpose and principles of the Scheme and its effectiveness in delivering against the needs of the sector and the Arts Council’s strategic aims.