Sunday, September 27, 2009

The Economic Impact on Art Galleries and Museums

The Journal Star on the economic impact on galleries and museums.

The scariest example of proposed deaccessioning: Brandeis University considered closing its Rose Art Museum and selling off its collection, estimated at $350 million, to raise funds. That controversial plan was rejected earlier this month, and Brandeis president Jehuda Reinharz, who had proposed the sale, resigned last week.

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