Statement of Purpose

The Accreditation Scheme for museums and galleries in the United Kingdom has as its first requirement that the museum is guided by a statement of purpose that defines why the museum exists and who it is for.

Towneley's statement of purpose, shown below, appears in the forward plan and also in the development policy (also known as an acquisition and disposal policy).

Towneley Hall Museum and Art Gallery contributes to the culture and to the economy of Burnley and Pennine Lancashire by :


Author: tk - August 2016