More than just insurance

Art historians and heritage specialists complement our insurance expertise at Ecclesiastical. This combined experience means that we have a comprehensive understanding of the unique nature of your buildings, artwork and collections. 

Arts and Culture insurance policy cover

Our Arts and Culture insurance can be tailored to individual needs to give your organisation the cover it needs. Policies can include:

  • Buildings and contents
  • Business interruption
  • Reputational risk
  • Trustee and management liability
  • Public liability
  • Employers’ liability
  • Loss of licence
  • Directors’ and officers’
  • Fine art, collections and antiques
  • Equipment breakdown
  • Fidelity guarantee
  • Loss of money
  • Legal expenses
  • Hirers’ liability
  • Personal accident
  • Professional indemnity

We understand you may be concerned with data safety. We provide a PR crisis helpline as standard and can enhance your reputational risks cover by adding cyber cover to deal with any immediate situations. We can also provide separate cover for Group travel or a contract for inspection services.

For our full summary of cover please view our Arts and Culture policy summary.

Doing more to support our culture

Our collaboration and partnerships with key organisations like Historic England and The Heritage Alliance, coupled with over 135 years of experience insuring the UK’s culturally significant buildings and providing support to the sector, have helped us build a library of guidance, advice and support for our customers.

Providing specialist cover for organisations involved with arts and culture

Our Arts and Culture policy provides cover for your physical risks as well as your liabilities. We can also provide specialist cover for art and collections including cover for exhibitions.

Risk management services

We provide a bespoke risk management assessment as well as specialist buildings valuations1. For ongoing support, you will have access to our risk advice line and we’ve also developed a Preferred Supplier Network with leading market specialists to help you avoid or mitigate any risks to which you feel you are exposed.

Nobody ever wants to be flooded, but on the evidence of this episode the best thing that can happen to you if you are to be flooded is to be insured by Ecclesiastical.

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1 Subject to underwriting criteria

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The summary of cover is an outline of the standard cover provided under the policy and is not personalised to you. The cover you choose will depend on your circumstances and will be shown on your policy schedule. The schedule will also detail some changes we have made relating to infectious and communicable diseases and cyber-related incidents.

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