Lender Requirements

Borrow an Exhibition 

  • Exhibitions are available for three-month loan periods.  
  • Borrowing institutions must send an AAM Standard Facility Report and meet the following requirements: ability to control and maintain a stable gallery environment (temperature of 70 degrees F ±2, relative humidity of 50% ±5%); ability to control and maintain light levels at 5 to 7-foot candles; and 24-hour security monitoring. 
  • Borrowing institutions pay a participation fee to The Carle.  
  • Borrowing institutions are responsible for insurance and round-trip shipping. A courier may be required.
  • Borrowing institutions are responsible for the costs of installation, promotion, and public programs at their venue. 
  • Requests made with less than 12 months’ notice are subject to staff availability and may incur an expedited processing fee. 

Borrow an Artwork  

  • Loans are generally made for a period of three-to-four months. All loans are subject to a loan fee. 
  • Borrowing institutions must send an AAM Standard Facility Report and meet the following requirements: ability to control and maintain a stable gallery environment (temperature of 70 degrees F ±2, relative humidity of 50% ±5%); ability to control and maintain light levels at 5 to 7-foot candles; and 24-hour security monitoring. 
  • In some instances, if the borrowing institution does not meet the necessary climate and/or lighting requirements, The Carle may be able to provide high-quality reproductions. Borrowers are responsible for the cost of facsimile production.  
  • Requests made with less than 12 months’ notice are subject to staff availability and may incur an expedited processing fee.