Saturday, August 13, 2022


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.

How much for the museum artwork?

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

Gasp! Guggenheim to deaccession artwork

Encumbering deaccessioned work a good idea?

Judge clears way for Berkshire Museum to sell-off artworks

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Countering Deep Opposition to Berkshire Museum’s Planned Sale of Art


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