Government indemnity scheme for exhibitions of foreign objects

Published under: Solberg's Government

Publisher Ministry of Culture

The King in Council may approve the issue of government indemnities for major exhibitions of objects borrowed from abroad, subject to a total annual cap set by the Storting (the Norwegian parliament).

The government indemnity scheme was established in 1985, and is of great cultural importance. The insurance-premium savings made by Norwegian museums and galleries enable them to arrange exhibitions of high-quality foreign objects.

The scheme is administered by the Arts Council Norway. Separate guidelines have been prepared on the applicable indemnity terms.

Rules for the government indemnity scheme for objects borrowed from lenders abroad for exhibitions in Norway