In addition to the Public and Products Liability (PPL) and Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance included with a-n’s Artist membership, brokers Hencilla Canworth GI Ltd and a-n have developed this One-off exhibition insurance policy for practising visual and applied artists wishing to insure their work whilst in transit to and from and whilst on display at an exhibition.

This policy is available to all UK-based Artist members of a-n. Join to be eligible to purchase the One-off exhibition insurance.

Information about the Artwork to be insured

The One-off exhibition insurance policy covers artwork whilst in transit to/from and whilst on display at an exhibition. In respect of the Artwork, policy holders agree that:

  • it does not include any form of precious metals and/or precious stones
  • it will be appropriately packed for transit to minimise the risk of damage
  • in respect of portable items with an individual value exceeding £1,000, appropriate steps have been taken to secure the items during the Exhibition
  • it will be exhibited within a building that will be secured against illegal entry during the periods when the exhibition is closed to the public

Geographical scope

One-off exhibition insurance is available to purchase by a-n Artist members who normally practice in the UK and covers work exhibited anywhere in the World.

Cover available

Please note that the sum insured should be adequate to cover the net sale price of all works being exhibited:



Sum Insured Period of Insurance Premium
Up to £20,000 1 Month £127.00
Up to £30,000 1 Month £127.00
Up to £40,000 1 Month £127.00
Up to £50,000 1 Month £147.30


Sum Insured Period of Insurance Premium
Up to £20,000 2 Months £127.00
Up to £30,000 2 Months £134.07
Up to £40,000 2 Months £173.76
Up to £50,000 2 Months £213.45

Need more or longer cover? Contact Hencilla Canworth GI Ltd for a bespoke quotation on 020 8686 5050 Fax: 020 8686 5559 [email protected]

Important notes

All premiums quoted are inclusive of 12% Insurance Premium Tax and a £15.00 administration fee. Please refer to the AIP Policy Summary for details of the principal terms, conditions and exclusions. Full Policy Wording available upon request.
AIP Policy Summary pdf

To apply for One-off exhibition insurance

You’ll need your Membership ID, viewable in My account > Membership (when logged in).

Download the Application Form in Microsoft Word format:

Application Form doc

Send completed form to:

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Fax: 020 8686 5559
  • Post: Hencilla Canworth GI Ltd, Simpson House, 6 Cherry Orchard Road, Croydon, Surrey CR9 6AZ


Please note that no cover will be in force until confirmed in writing by Hencilla Canworth GI Ltd.

Insurance advice

a-n The Artists Information Company cannot provide advice or further information on insurance matters to members or to other enquirers. All enquiries on insurance issues should thus go direct to Hencilla Canworth GI Ltd [email protected]

About the policy

Insurance is available direct from Hencilla Canworth GI Ltd, an independent insurance intermediary with over twenty-five years experience in arranging tailored insurance for the arts, underwritten by a consortium of insurers led by ArgoGlobal.