Government Art Collection
Culture Media and Sport
Jeremy Hunt (Secretary of State, Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport; South West Surrey, Conservative)
The Government art collection's (GAC) budget for 2010-11 was £540,000. This included £194,000 for capital acquisitions. I have now agreed the GAC's budget for the spending review period, which is as follows:
In the first two years the GAC will not be making acquisitions, but will be focussing instead on making the collection more accessible to the public through five exhibitions at the Whitechapel Gallery and subsequent tour.