Museum Conversations: When to sell the art?

Join University Museums staff members, students, and invited guests as we discuss hot topics in the museum field. Everyone is welcome to attend. Drop in when you can and leave when you need. Lunch will be provided.

Deaccessioningthe process of removing a work from a museum collectionis on the mind of many museums as they try to make their collections relevant and address financial pressures brought about by pandemic shutdowns. Nick West, Curator of Picker Art Gallery and Co-director of University Museums, and Ellie Miller ’22 will facilitate a discussion on the major debates around deaccessioning and how museum thinking is shifting.

Guests from off campus are required to register in advance and follow all campus protocols pertaining to COVID-19. Please register with Nick West at nwest@colgate.edu by Friday, October 15, if you would like to attend.

Wednesday, October 20 at 11:30am to 1:00pm

Case-Geyer Library, 560 Batza Meeting Room
Case-Geyer Library, 13 Oak Dr, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA

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