Freedom of information response

Art collection

Publication date: 
Friday 3 April 2020
Request: 

1. The total number of works of art owned by your local authority.

2. The estimated total value.

3. The number of works currently on display.

4. How many works of art have been donated by the local authority over the past five years?

5. How many works of art have been leased by the local authority over the past five years and the total revenue.

6. How many works of art have been sold by the local authority over the past five years and the total proceeds from any sales.

7. The cost to the local authority of maintaining your art collection for the financial year 2018/19. Please include any costs for insurance, conservation and insurance.

Response: 

1. 68

2. We only have the value for paintings of significant value: Total amount for these is £9,000.  Most of the artwork owned is not valuable.

3. Six

4. None

5. None

6. No sales

7. £27.43

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Where the copyright is owned by Thurrock Council, you must apply to the Council to re-use the information.  Please email information.matters@thurrock.gov.uk if you wish to re-use the information you have been supplied. For information where the copyright is owned by another person or organisation, you must apply to the copyright owner to obtain their permission.

Request reference:
FOI 9904