Deaccessioning & Disposal in Europe 2008-2017 (Museum Policies)

Posted: Monday, 08 January 2018

The website and the report for 'Deaccessioning & Disposal in Europe 2008-2017', a research on the possibilities and attitudes across European member states, was launched on the 8 January 2018.

This website gives an overview of the (legal) possibilities of deaccessioning and disposal of museum object within the European Union. It is one of the outcomes of the research executed by Dieuwertje Wijsmuller in 2016-2017, with support of the Mondriaan Fund, the Dutch public cultural funding organization focusing on visual arts and cultural heritage.

All found (legal) possibilities per country are presented and subdivided in:
• Legislation
o Classification systems
o National lists of museum objects
• Guidelines
• Other tools for deaccessioning
• Accreditation schemes

Click here to access the website and for further information.