What does it mean when a museum has a "Recent Acquisition" label next to an object? Do museums keep all of their objects in perpetuity? Learn about accessioning and deaccessioning in this post!
What does it mean when a museum deaccessions works from its collection to sell at auction? #FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard traces the formal process of deaccessioning through museum history, and how it has evolved again in light of the pandemic.