deaccessioning love

Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of deaccession.

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Examples

  • Selling museum holdings - called "deaccessioning" - has been a controversial act for many institutions, since donors believe they are adding to a collection and are dismayed to find out their generosity has been monetized to plug budget holes or buy something better.

    Fore, right!

  • Selling museum holdings - called "deaccessioning" - has been a controversial act for many institutions, since donors believe they are adding to a collection and are dismayed to find out their generosity has been monetized to plug budget holes or buy something better.

    Fore, right!

  • Selling museum holdings - called "deaccessioning" - has been a controversial act for many institutions, since donors believe they are adding to a collection and are dismayed to find out their generosity has been monetized to plug budget holes or buy something better.

    Fore, right!

  • They sell things off now and then, although they prefer to call it deaccessioning, which is a particularly choice example of newspeak, don't you think?

    The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza

  • "I think it's important, to maintain public trust, to be transparent," he said Wednesday, calling the deaccessioning justifiable and a "smart decision."

    Phillies Zone

  • In the museum world, that's known as deaccessioning, and it's a loaded word.

    NPR Topics: News

  • It explores the art world's controversial issue of "deaccessioning," a reference to the sale of artworks and other objects from a museum's permanent collection.

    An Artist Transforms a Museum's Leftovers

  • Can the plan to dismantle the Barnes art collection to overcome financial mismanagement not be defined as "deaccessioning"?

    Museum Art Sales And Art's Mission

  • The announcement of the sales - termed "deaccessioning" by collecting institutions - is the second from a Philadelphia museum this year.

    Phillies Zone

  • But calling what they're doing a "deaccessioning" is intended to avoid (or at least has the effect of avoiding) all of those difficult questions.

    The Art Law Blog

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