Deaccessioning

Mystery surrounds relic of British Empire due to be auctioned in Australia

Object came from British Empire and Commonwealth Museum’s collection

Published online: 21 August 2014

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Royal Geographical Society paintings may not go to Australian magnate after all

If the private buyer negotiates a lower price, a UK museum could step in to match it

Published online: 06 August 2014

Arts Council England takes action against Northampton after controversial sale

Egyptian sculpture sell off penalised by loss of museum Accreditation status

Published online: 01 August 2014

Northampton awaits Arts Council's response after controversial sale

Meeting to review museum's status after Egyptian statue ends up in private hands

Published online: 24 July 2014

Sale of ancient statue goes ahead despite opposition from Egypt

Northampton council is selling sculpture at Christie's to fund museum expansion and refurbishment

Published online: 10 July 2014

Delaware museum expects to be shunned 'for years' for selling art

American Alliance of Museums condemns decision as "flagrant violation" of its standards

Published online: 27 March 2014

 

Dia founders oppose plans to sell works to start acquisition fund

The founders of the New York-based Dia Art Foundation are speaking out against its plan to sell a group of works this autumn to raise money...