Arts Council England (ACE) published a further update on the Accreditation Scheme’s phased reopening for museums in England.
The full updated statement and FAQ document are available on ACE’s Accreditation webpage.
ACE has confirmed that the Scheme will reopen in Summer 2022 at the earliest. ACE intends to start inviting the first new returns on 1 July 2022 (with a submission deadline of 31 December 2022).
Please note: the new returns schedule is still in development and not yet publicly available. Once the new returns schedule is published, ACE will announce it in its quarterly museums newsletter, on the Accreditation webpage, and through West Midlands Museum Development (WMMD) and its fellow Museum Development networks.
The next update on the Accreditation Scheme’s phased reopening will be in January 2022. In the meantime read the Accreditation webpage and FAQ document
All dates are estimated and may change to reflect the unfolding Covid 19 pandemic and any further Government guidelines.