Saturday, October 31, 2020
 

Deaccessioning

The process of disposing, selling or trading objects from a museum collection. There may be ethical issues to consider when deaccessioning since many donors of objects typically expect the museum to care for them in perpetuity. The practice at some museums dictates that funds from a deaccessioned work can only be used to purchase another artwork.

At the last minute, Baltimore Museum of Art board votes to pause controversial artwork auction

Baltimore Museum controversy heats up…

Baltimore Museum’s sale agreement with Sotheby’s is plagued with “irregularities and potential conflicts of interest”

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Is France selling the Mona Lisa?

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Deaccessioning in the time of Corona

 
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