Wednesday, June 3, 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.

Is an artwork like a military ship?

Is France selling the Mona Lisa?

Keep the INDUSTRY alive!

Deaccessioning in the time of Corona

How much for the museum artwork?

Facing bankruptcy, should the SF Art Institute sell its $50M Diego Rivera?

Gasp! Guggenheim to deaccession artwork

 
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