Friday, July 10, 2020


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.

Encumbering deaccessioned work a good idea?

Judge clears way for Berkshire Museum to sell-off artworks

MoMA to Auction More Than 400 Photographs From Its Collection at Christie’s

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

New Advanced Art Recovery Database Launched

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Deaccessioning Europe


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